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Plenary Lecture Series 2012-2013

Time: 4pm in C/0.07 Physiology Lecture Theatre A, Sir Martin Evans Building followed by a light buffet in the foyer area.


20th February 2013

Professor David Eisner FMedSci, BHF Professor of Cardiac Physiology, The University of Manchester

Title: Calcium in the heart: from basic mechanisms to arrhythmias

Host: Professor Daniela Riccardi


27th March 2013

Professor Yves Barde, The Center for Molecular Life Sciences, University of Basel

Title: Neurotrophins in development and disease: A new perspective

Host: Professor Alun Davies


17th April 2013

Professor Stuart Cull-Candy FRS, Professor of Neuroscience/Gaddum Professor of Pharmacology, UCL

Title: How glutamate receptors shape synaptic transmission in the brain

Host: Professor Vincenzo Crunelli


1st May 2013 (re-scheduled from 6th February 2013)

Professor John Pickett CBE FRS, Michael Elliott Distinguished Research Fellow, Rothamsted Research

Title: Interactions between organisms mediated by chemical signals understood and exploited: from new GM crops to novel mosquito repellents.

Host: Professor Ole Petersen

15th May 2013

Professor Jonathan Hodgkin FRS, Professor of Genetics, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Title: Worm-stars, nematode-bacterial interactions and innate immunity

Host: Professor Jim Murray


10th July 2013

Professor Peter Ratcliffe FRS, Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Title: Signalling hypoxia: from molecular to integrative physiology

Host: Professor Ole Petersen