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Plenary Lecture Series 2007-2008

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

Time - 1.10pm

Wednesday 3rd October 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor Enrico Coen, John Innes Centre, Norwich

Title: The development and evolution of biological form

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

Host

Prof Adrian Harwood

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79358

Wednesday 31st October 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Professor James Barber, Wolfson Laboratories, Division of Molecular Biosciences, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London

Title: Structure of Photosystem II and its implications for understanding the water splitting reaction it catalyses

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

Wednesday 5th December 2007

15.00 Onwards - Coffee, tea and cookies in West Wing Foyer
15.30 - Dr Gill Samuels, CBE, Chair of the Global Forum for Health Research

Title: Looking forward - collaboration, dialogue and understanding as critical factors to improve public health

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

Wednesday 20th February 2008

12.30 - Light lunch including beverages in West Wing Foyer
13.10 - Prof Cheryll Tickle, CBE FRS FRSE, Foulerton Research Professor of The Royal Society, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK

Title: The vertebrate limb: developmental mechanisms, congenital defects and evolution

Wednesday 26th March 2008 - NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 19TH NOVEMBER 2008

12.30 - Light lunch including beverages in West Wing Foyer
13.10 - Prof Max Gassman, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Title: EPO: When blood flows like honey

Wednesday 16th April 2008

12.30 - Light lunch including beverages in West Wing Foyer
13.10 - Prof Tobias Bonhoeffer, Director, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Munich, Germany

Title: "How experience changes the circuitry of the brain"

Host: 

Prof Frank Sengpiel

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 75698

 

Wednesday 28th May 2008 - NOW BEING HELD IN THE WALLACE LECTURE THEATRE, ROOM 0.13, MAIN BUILDING (BIOSI 1)

12.30 - Light lunch including beverages in Viriamu Jones Gallery, Main Building (BIOSI 1)
13.10 - Prof. John A. Endler, Animal Behaviour Research Group School of Psychology, University of Exeter

Title: "Innovation, Elaboration, and Species Recognition in Australian Bowerbirds"

Host

Prof Mike Bruford

Email:BrufordMW@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74312