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Plenary Lecture Series 2006-2007

Venue - Physiology A Lecture Theatre, Biomedical Sciences Building, Cardiff University (Except where indicated otherwise)

Time - 15.30 - 17.00

Tuesday 5th September 2006

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Chris Evans, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Title: Progress towards a gene therapy for arthritis

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Wednesday 4th October 2006

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Dr Carl Jones MBE, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Mauritius

Title: The dodo's tale, conservation lessons from Mauritius

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Mike Bruford FLSW

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74312

Wednesday 1st November 2006

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Peter J. Brophy, Director, Centre for Neuroscience Research, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Title: How Do Vertebrate Nerves Switch to Saltatory Conduction?

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Vladimir Buchman

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79068

Wednesday 13th December 2006

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Robin Irvine, Pharmacology, University of Cambridge

Title: Inositol, evolution's favourite molecule - towards turtle domination?

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Adrian Harwood

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79358

Wednesday 14th March 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Michael Wagner, Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria

Title: Our Earth, the planet of uncultivated bacteria: An expedition to characterise novel microbes with major environmental and medical importance

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Andy Weightman

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 75877

Wednesday 21st March 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Alan North, FRS, The University of Manchester

Title: "Molecular Physiology of P2X Receptors"

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Paul Kemp

Telephone: +44(0)29 208 79347

Wednesday 9th May 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Yves Barde, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Title: Embryonic stem cells and neurotrophic signalling

17.00 Onwards - Drinks and snacks to follow in West Wing Foyer

Host

Prof Alun Davies FRS

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74303