Seminar series

External and Internal Seminar Programme 2018/2019

The Department of Biomedical Science runs a lively and exciting external and internal departmental 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 on Mondays at 12.00 noon (unless stated) in the Conference Room (room A225), A Floor, Alfred Denny building.

If you have any questions regarding our programme, please contact Wendy Howard.


2019/2020 Programme:

Tuesday 24th September 2019
F02 Lecture Theatre, Firth Court
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Dr Thomas Kim, Johns Hopkins University

"Development of the mouse hypothalamus: single cell RNA seq analysis"

Host: Prof Marysia Placzek


Monday 21st October 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Dr Joanna Loizou, Research Center for Molecular Medicine (Ce-M-M), Austria

"Safeguarding the human genome"

Host: Dr Angela Ibler


SPONSORED BY THE PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Monday 28th October 2019

Professor Matteo Carandini, University College London

"Local and global neural correlates of vision, action, and reward"

Host: Dr Andrew Lin


Monday 4th November 2019

Unfortunately the talk due to be given by Dr Bénédicte Sanson has been cancelled.


Monday 11th November 2019

Dr Chris Toseland, Department of Oncology & Metabolism, University of Sheffield

"Nuclear myosins in transcription and DNA repair"


Monday 18th November 2019

Dr Steven Farber, Carnegie Institute, Baltimore

"Fishing for regulators of cellular lipid flux using LipoGlo in live zebrafish"

Host: Dr Vincent Cunliffe


Monday 2nd December 2019

Professor Helen Skaer, University of Cambridge

"Signalling regulates organ size and shape: lessons from Drosophila Malpighian tubules"

Host: Dr Kyra Campbell


SPONSORED BY THE PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Monday 9th December 2019

Professor David Price, University of Edinburgh

"How developing cerebral cortical cells stay on course to become glutamatergic excitatory neurons"

Host: Prof Andy Furley


Monday 16th December 2019

Dr Joe Swift, University of Manchester

"Response to mechanical demand: from nucleus to matrix”

Host: Mr Ben Stevenson and Prof Steve Winder


Monday 13th January 2020

Dr Cynthia Andoniadou, King's College London

"Novel aspects of stem cell involvement during anterior pituitary homeostasis and disease"

Host: Dr Carl Harrison


Monday 20th January 2020

Please note: the seminar due to be given by Professor Oscar Marin, King's College London has been rescheduled and will now take place in July.


Monday 27th January 2020

Professor Andreas Prokop, University of Manchester

"How to make or break a neuron: microtubules in axon growth and degeneration"

Host: Dr Stephen Brown


Monday 3rd February 2020

Dr Nathan Goehring, Francis Crick Institute

"Design principles of a cell polarity network"

Host: Prof David Strutt


SPONSORED BY THE PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Monday 24th February 2020

Professor Irene Miguel-Aliaga, Imperial College London

"Sex differences in intestinal plasticity"

Host: Dr Kyra Campbell


Monday 2nd March 2020

Dr Sara Wells, MRC Harwell

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Ivana Barbaric


Monday 16th March 2020

Dr Yohanns Bellaiche, Institut Curie, Paris

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Helen Strutt


Monday 23rd March 2020

Professor Giorgio Scita, University of Milan

Title to be announced

Host: Prof Walter Marcotti


Monday 6th April 2020

Dr Colin Logie, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Martin Zeidler


Monday 20th April 2020

Dr Brigitte Dorner, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin

Title to be announced

Hosts: Prof Bazbek Davletov and Dr Kai Erdmann


Monday 27th April 2020

Dr Sally Lowell, University of Edinburgh

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Anestis Tsakiridis


Monday 11th May 2020

Professor Hilary Ashe, University of Manchester

Title to be announced

Host: Prof Marysia Placzek


Monday 18th May 2020

Dr Marie-Laure Baudet, University of Trento

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Andrew Lin


Monday 1st June 2020

Dr Robert Pinnock, RDP Life Sciences

"Drug discovery - minimizing risk of failure - maximizing patient benefit"

Host: Prof Bazbek Davletov


Monday 22nd June 2020

Professor Christof Niehrs, Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Vincent Cunliffe


Monday 6th July 2020

Professor Oscar Marin, King's College London

"Diversity and plasticity in the assembly of cortical circuits"

Host: Prof Andy Furley