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Pathophysiology and Repair Division Seminar Series 2014-15

Seminars to take place in the 6th Floor Seminar Room, Sir Martin Evans Building on Tuesdays at 13.10hrs -14.00hrs (except where marked).

When there is an external speaker, a buffet lunch will be provided from 12.45hrs -13.10hrs and a coffee/tea session for discussion with the speaker will take place every week from 14.00hrs-14.30hrs in the 6th Floor Seminar Room.

 

Wednesday 3rd September 2014 at 1.10pm in 6th Floor Seminar Room, Sir Martin Evans Building

Professor Yasu Fujita, Hokkaido University, Japan

Title: EDAC: Epithelial Defence Against Cancer

 

16th September 2014

Christopher Wassif, National Institute of Child Dysmorphology (NICHD), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA and Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK

Title: Sterol precursors induce Niemann-Pick C disease phenotypes in Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome

 

7th October 2014

Professor Geert Bultynck, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Signalling, KU Leuven, The Netherlands

Title: Ca2+ signaling from the endoplasmic reticulum in apoptosis and autophagy: mechanisms and implications for disease

 

Wednesday 22nd October 2014 - Joint PPR and MB Seminar at 1.10pm in 6th Floor Seminar Room, Sir Martin Evans Building

Dr Ralph Nixon, NYU Langone Medical Centre, New York, USA

Title: Lysosomes: the Achille's heel of neurons in neurodegenerative disease

 

28th October 2014

Dr Ceri Fielding, Cardiff Institute of Infection and Immunity,  Cardiff University

Title: Human cytomegalovirus immune evasion

Followed by Division Meeting

 

4th November 2014

Professor Dorian Haskard, Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London

Title: Transcriptional and post-transcriptional pathways regulating inflammation and homeostasis in atherosclerosis

 

11th November 2014

Dr Andrew Ward, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath

Title: An imprinted gene with roles in growth, energy homeostasis and behaviour

 

18th November 2014

Professor Paul Evans, Cardiovascular Science, University of Sheffield

Title: Biomechanical regulation of atherosclerosis

 

25th November 2014

Professor Ian Jackson, Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Title: How to colour in an animal: modelling melanocyte migration

 

2nd December 2014

Dr Vivien Coulson-Thomas, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio

Title: Therapeutic potential of Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells for metabolic and inflammatory disorders: using the cornea as a model

 

3rd February 2015

Dr Charles ffrench-Constant, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh

Title: Intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of remyelination in the CNS

 

24th February 2015

Dr Martin Bootman, Faculty of Science, Open University

Title: Measuring and modelling pro-arrhythmic calcium signals in atrial cardiac myocytes

 

17th March 2015

Dr Derek Stemple, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge

Title: TBA

 

10th March 2015

Prof Tonia Vincent, Kennedy Institute or Rheumatology, Oxford University

Title: TBA

 

More speakers and titles to follow shortly.