Seminar series

We run a regular programme of seminars for staff and students.

The programme covers a variety of topics and themes and are part of the vibrant culture within the School.

All seminars commence at 13:10 except where marked.

DateSpeakerTitleLocationDivision

21/09/2017

Professor Tanya Whitfield - Sheffield University.

Host - Mike Taylor.

Going round in circles: development of the zebrafish vestibular system

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

22/09/2017

Professor Slawomir Nasuto - Reading University

Host: Yasir Syed

Synapse weakening: New conceptual understanding of Alzheimer's disease

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building.

13:00-14:00

NEURO

25/09/2017

Prof. Julian Parkhill - Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Dr Matthew Jenner - University of Warwick

Dr. Cerith Jones - Cardiff University

Antibiotic Resistance and Discovery Event

Anatomy Lecture Theatre, East 0.09, Sir Martin Evans Building

17:00

OnE

26/09/2017

Tetsuya Takeda - Okayama University

Host - Joaquin de Navascues Melero

Dynamic remodeling of Dynamin complexes during membrane fission

Read the Okayama University Medical Research Update. Suggested reading includes research papers on Dynamic remodelling, Drosophila F-BAR protein and Dynamin 2 GTPase.

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

27/09/2017

Professor Eshwar Mahenthiralingam

(Co-Director of Research)

Research Strategy: communication & discussion session

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10-14:00

Bioconnect

27/09/2017

Professor Emma Robinson - Bristol University

Host: Simon Trent

TBC.TBC.NEURO

03/10/2017

Dr Jill Harrison - Bristol University

Developmental and genetic innovations in the origin of vascular plants

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

04/10/2017

Professor Peter Hudson - PennState University

Just when you thought you were safe ….. the ecology of spillover and global health security

Physiology A lecture theatre, Sir Martin Evans Building.

4.00pm with light buffet from 5.00pm.

Plenary Seminar

10/10/2017

Thomas Woolley - Cardiff University

Host - Karl Swann

Patterns, cellular movement and brain tumours

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10

BMD/MOLBIO

13/10/2017

Dr Steven Chance, Oxford University

Host - Simon Trent

TBC.

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building 1-2pm.

Exhibition space 12-1pm

NEURO

17/10/2017

Dr Marc Amoyel - Bristol University.

Host - Joaquin de Navascues Melero.

Maintaining cell cycle homeostasis in a stem cell niche

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

20/10/2017

Professor Jessica Teeling - Southampton University

Host - Simon Trent

TBC.

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building 1-2pm.

Exhibition space 12-1pm

NEURO

27/10/2017

Professor Patricia Salinas - PLC

Host - Yves Barde

Restoring synaptic connectivity after synapse degeneration: a role for Wnt signalling and Alzheimer’s disease

6th Floor Seminar Room, 13.10-14:00. Buffet lunch from 12:30

NEURO

03/11/2017

Professor Stefan Przyborski - Durham University

Host: Simon Trent

Advanced Cell Culture Technology for Generation of In Vivo-like Tissue Models

6th Floor Seminar Room, 13.10-14:00

NEURO

07/11/2017

Nick Kent - Cardiff University

An alternative beads-beads-on-a-string chromatin structure in archaeal cells

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10

BMD/MOLBIO

14/11/2017

Professor David Twell - Leicester University

Host - Barend de Graaf

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

BMD/MOLBIO

17/11/2017

Professor Denis Jabaudon - Geneva Neuroscience Center

Host: Isabel Martinez-Garay

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room, 13.10-14:00. Buffet lunch from 12:30

NEURO

21/11/2017

Gaia Pasqualetto - Cardiff University

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10

BMD/MOLBIO

24/11/2017

Dr Mark Ungless - Imperial College London

Host: Stephane Baudouin

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room, 13.10-14:00. Buffet lunch from 12:30

NEURO

28/11/2017

Alberto Baena Lopez - Oxford University.

Host - Joaquin de Navascues Melero.

Caspase roles beyond apoptosis in stem cells

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

01/12/2017

Professor Claudia Bagni - VIB

Host: Simon Trent

TBC.

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building 1-2pm. Exhibition space 12-1pm

NEURO

05/12/2017

Kenneth Ewan - Cardiff University

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10

BMD/MOLBIO

12/12/2017

Andrew Hollins - Cardiff University

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

13:10

BMD/MOLBIO

02/02/2018

Professor Nicoletta Kessaris - UCL

Host: Frank Sengpiel

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room, 13.10-14:00. Buffet lunch from 12:30

NEURO

06/02/2018

Chris Hawes - Oxford Brookes University.

Host - Barend de Graaf.

Shaping the Endomembrane System

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

27/02/2018

Ramiro Albeiro - Nottingham University

Host - Helen White-Cooper

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

12:30

BMD/MOLBIO

06/03/2018

Rachael Natrajan - Institute of Cancer Research

Host - Matt Smalley

TBC.

6th Floor Seminar Room

BMD/MOLBIO

20/04/2018

Professor Madeline Lancaster - Cambridge University

Host: Yasir Syed

TBC.

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building 1-2pm. Exhibition space 12-1pm

NEURO

27/04/2018

Professor Michael Ziller - Max Plan Institute

Host:  Yasir Syed

TBC.

Lecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building 1-2pm. Exhibition space 12-1pm

NEURO

05/06/2018

Sarah Coulthurst - Dundee University

Host - Dafydd Jones

Bacterial warfare using the Type VI secretion system

6th Floor Seminar Room

BMD/MOLBIO