External Seminar Programme
The Department of Biomedical Science runs a lively and exciting external seminar programme. Topics presented represent the wide-range of research interests within the department and are presented by experts in particular areas.
Seminars are held virtually on Mondays at 12.00 noon (unless otherwise stated).
If you have any questions regarding our programme, please contact Wendy Howard.
Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Dr Natalia Fili, Department of Oncology & Metabolism, University of Sheffield
"Mechanistic details of Myosin VI regulation and its impact on disease"
Host: Dr Dan Humphreys
Monday 12th October 2020
Professor Sergio Grinstein, University of Toronto
"Multiple roles of phosphoinositides in phagocytosis and macropinocytosis"
Host: Dr Daniel Williams
Monday 19th October 2020
Dr Marie-Laure Baudet, University of Trento
"Non-coding RNAs: novel transport route and function in developing axons"
Host: Dr Andrew Lin
Wednesday 21st October 2020
Dr Ian McGough, The Francis Crick Institute
"Glypicans shield the lipid moiety of Wnts to enable signalling at a distance"
Host: Prof Marysia Placzek
Monday 26th October 2020
Dr Bojana Gligorijevic, Temple University College of Engineering, Philadelphia
Title to be announced
Host: Dr Elena Rainero
Monday 9th November 2020
Professor Jesus Gil, Imperial College London
"Strategies to target senescence"
Host: Mr Mohamed ElGhazaly
Monday 16th November 2020
Professor Christof Niehrs, Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz
"Organismic aging and DNA demethylation"
Host: Dr Vincent Cunliffe
Wednesday 18th November 2020
Dr Helen Matthews, University College London
"The mechanics of cancer cell division"
Host: Prof Liz Smythe
Monday 23rd November 2020
Dr Katherine Wood, University of Pennsylvania
"How is sound location encoded in the auditory cortex?"
Host: Prof Walter Marcotti
Monday 30th November 2020
Professor Anna Akhmanova, Utrecht University
"Regulation of microtubule organisation and dynamics: seeing proteins and drugs in action"
Host: Dr Miguel Ramirez Moreno
Monday 7th December 2020
Dr Jing Yang, UC San Diego
"Epithelial-Mesenchymal Plasticity in Carcinoma Metastasis"
Host: Dr Kyra Campbell
Monday 18th January 2021
Dr Serena Nik-Zainal, MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge
"Patterns of mutagenesis in human cells"
Host: Dr Zoe Hewitt