Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2019-20

Seminars take place 1-2pm in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical School unless stated otherwise.

10th
September

Speaker: Dr Kristian Franze, University of Cambridge
Talk title: The mechanical regulation of neuronal development and regeneration 
URL: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?franze
Host: Prof. Mathis Riehle

Venue: Davidson Main LT: 208

17th 
September

Guest Seminar 

Speaker: Dr Christopher M. Gomez
Talk title: Bicistronic Calcium channel genes: Therapeutic and clinical implications 
URL: https://voices.uchicago.edu/gomezlab/
Host: Prof. Darren Monckton

Time: 12 - 1pm

25th 
September

Speaker: Taiana Maia de Oliveria & Dr Emanuela Cuomo, Astrazeneca
Talk title: Part 1: Structural insights into DNA damage sensors DNA-PKcs, ATM and ATM. 
Part 2: CRISPR in Drug Discovery
URL: TBC
Host: Prof. Laura Spagnolo

9th 
October

Speaker: Professor Hugh Nimmo, University of Glasgow
Talk title: How do plants sense time and temperature? A biochemical approach
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/hughnimmo/ 

23rd
October

Speaker: Dr Matt Jones, University of Glasgow
Talk title: Understanding light; Integrating Environmental Signals
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/mattjones/

6th
November

Speaker: Laura Machesky 
Talk title: Signalling to the actin cytoskeleton driving tumour invasion and metastasis in pancreatic cancer 
URL: http://www.beatson.gla.ac.uk/Invasion-and-Metastasis/laura-machesky-migration-invasion-and-metastasis.html

20th
November

Speaker: TBC
Talk title: TBC
URL: TBC

4th
December

Speaker: Professor Ulrike Eggert, Kings College London
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/divisions/randall/research/sections/motility/eggert/eggertulrike
Host: Prof. Helen Walden

18th 
December

Speaker: Dr Julia Cordero
Talk Title: TBC
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/cancersciences/staff/juliacordero/
Host: Prof. Julian Dow

8th
January


Speaker: TBC
Talk title: TBC
URL: TBC

22nd 
January

Speaker: Dr Adam Dobson
Talk Title: Nutrition, Transcription, and healthy ageing. 
URL: TBC

5th
February

Speaker: Professor Pat Heslop - Harrison, University of Leicester 
Talk title: TBC  
URL: https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/genetics/people/heslop-harrison
Host: Prof. Julian Dow

19th
February

Speaker: Dr Will Fuller, University of Glasgow, ICAMS
Talk title: New tricks for old ion transporters:palmitoylation and the regulation of cardiac function
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/icams/staff/willfuller/

4th
March

Speaker: Professor Graeme Milligan, University of Glasgow 
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/graememilligan/

18th
March

Speaker: Professor Fiona Watt, Kings College London 
Talk title: Exploring Cellular Heterogeneity in the Skin
URL: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/divisions/gmm/departments/stemcells/wattfiona
Host: Prof. Mathis Riehle

1st 
April

Speaker: Professor Agnieszka Chacinska, University of Warsaw
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://cent.uw.edu.pl/en/person/prof-agnieszka-chacinska/
Host: Prof. Kostas Tokatlidis

15th
April

Speaker: Dr Elizabete Carmo Silva, Lancaster University 
Talk title: The search for optimatility: balancing Rubisco activation and inhibition 
URL: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/about-us/people/elizabete-carmo-silva
Host: Prof. John Christie

29th
April

Speaker: Professor Alistair Hetherington, University of Bristol
Talk title: Stomatal Responses to Environmental Signals
URL: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/biology/people/alistair-m-hetherington/index.html 
Host: Prof. Mike Blatt

13th
May

Speaker: Professor Fiona Gribble, University of Cambridge
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/fiona-gribble/
Host: Prof. Graeme Milligan   

27th
May

Speaker: Dr Gaynor Ann Smith
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/892109-smith-gaynor
Host: Prof Kostas Toktalidis