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Plenary Lectures 2014-2015

Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, 20th January, 2015 at 5.00pm

Physiology Lecture Theatre A, The Sir Martin Evans Building.

Professor Sierd Cloetingh, Vice-President of Academia Europaea and Vice-President of the 

European Research Council, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Title: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Europe: Perspectives from the ERC 

and Academia Europaea

In attendance: Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff University


Mini Symposium (Molecular Aspects of Biology Part II)

Wednesday, 15th April, 2015 at 12.30pm

The afternoon will commence at 12.30pm with presentations by Postgraduate students 

followed by a Plenary Seminar by Professor Robert Huber, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry 

at 15.15.  

Title: Protein structures, basic science and my experience with application in medicine

After the seminar a light buffet will be provided.

Venue: Life Sciences Hub Wales, Cardiff Bay

Host: Dr Dafydd Jones



Plenary Lectures

Time: 4pm in C/0.07 Physiology Lecture Theatre A, The Sir Martin Evans Building 

followed by a light buffet in the foyer area.

11th February 2015

Professor David Raffaelli, University of York

Title: Managing ecosystems within safe operational limits

Host: Dr Isabelle Durance


25th February 2015

Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Title: RNA, epigenetics and complexity

Host: Professor Jim Murray


25th March 2015 CANCELLED

Professor Haruo Kasai, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Title: tbc

Host: Professor Ole Petersen


22nd April 2015 

Shmuel Muallem PhD, National Institute of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda

Title: Calcium influx channels function in microdomains and in disease

Host: Professor Ole Petersen


20th May 2015

Professor Austin Smith FRS,Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Cambridge

Title: Design principles of Pluripotency

Host: Professor Yves Barde