Seminar series

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

The programmes cover 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.

Upcoming seminars

These are examples of just some of the upcoming seminars being held:

Date Speaker Title Venue Division
24/03/17Emily Osterweil, Edinburgh University. Host: Stephane BaudouinCell type specific translation profiling in fragile X syndrome6th Floor Seminar Room - SME (12:30 for 13:10)Neuroscience
28/03/17Prof Aoife McLysaght. Host: Helen White-CooperDosage sensitive genes in evolution and disease.6th Floor Seminar: SMEBIOMED/MOLBIO
29/03/17Dr Fiona Wyllie and Dr Rhys JonesEngaging Engagement: Communicating Science to Society.C0.13, 13:10-14:00Post Grad Academy/Bioconnect seminar

30/03/17

Professor Jenny Seddon, Queensland School of Veterinary Science. Host: Frank HailerDetecting dispersal in mammalian populationsTower 0.01 at 13:00Organisms and Environment
04/04/17Juan Menendez, Cardiff School of Biosciences. Host: Branko LatinkicRole of GATA2 in normal and malignant haematopoiesis6th Floor Seminar: SMEBIOMED/MOLBIO
04/04/17Kevin Van Der Graaf, Cardiff school of biosciences. Host: Branko LatinkicA defect in the RNA export pathway causes muscle degeneration. How and why?6th Floor Seminar: SME at 13:55BIOMED/MOLBIO
05/04/17Professor Wendy Bickmore, Edinburgh UniversityThe remote control of gene expressionPhysiology A lecture theatre, SMEB (16:00-17:00)Plenary Seminar
06/04/17Dr Natasha Constant, Cardiff School of Biosciences. Host: Frank HailerIntegrating community perspectives into biodiversity conservation: Case studies from human-wildlife conflict and ethnobotanical work in Southern AfricaTower 0.01 at 13:00Organisms and Environment
07/04/17Professor Tommaso Pizzorusso, CNR Italy. Host: Professor Frank SengpielMolecular control of visual cortical plasticity.6th Floor Seminar Room - SME (12:30 - 13:10)Neuroscience
19/04/17Esh Mahenthiralingam and Adrian HarwoodInformal monthly update on what is happening with research in the school, college and university

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Bioconnect
26/04/17

Julie Cunnington-Hill

SMART Suite of Funding, Commercialisation through to R&D

6th Floor Seminar Room,

13:00-14:00

Bioconnect
02/05/17Dr Julian Little, BAYER Crop Science. Host: Barend de GraafThe reality of biotechnology in agriculture :“That’s OK, this campaign was never based on science anyway”6th Floor Seminar: SMEBIOMED/MOLBIO
03/05/17RIS and Jenna BowenInnovation (how to spin out a company - example of a successful postdoc experience)

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Post Doc academy
05/05/17Professor David Bannerman, Oxford University
Host: Simon Trent
TBCLecture Theatre 0.07, Hadyn Ellis Building at 13:00Neuroscience
10/05/17Dr Michael Hastings, University of Cambridge.Circadian clocks in the brain: the body’s pacemakersTBC Plenary Seminar
16/05/17Professor Michael Schneider, Imperial College.
Host: Branko Latinkic
Suppressing human cardiac muscle cell death: Insights from stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.6th Floor Seminar: SMEBIOMED/MOLBIO
31/05/17Esh Mahenthiralingam and Adrian HarwoodInformal monthly update on what is happening with research in the school, college and university

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Bioconnect
07/06/17TBCFrom academia to management: a success story

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Post Doc academy
21/06/17Dr Ewan Birney, Director, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)TBCTBCPlenary Seminar
28/06/17TBCThe fellowship route: a success story

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Post Doc academy
12/07/17Esh Mahenthiralingam and Adrian HarwoodInformal monthly update on what is happening with research in the school, college and university

c0.13,

13:00-14:00

Bioconnect