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Plenary Lectures 2009-2010

Venue - Physiology B Lecture Theatre (Room C/-1.04), Biomedical Sciences Building, Cardiff University (Except where indicated otherwise)

Time - 1.10pm

*Light Buffet Lunch/Teas & Coffees will be provided before each Lecture at 12.30pm in the West Wing Foyer, Biomedical Sciences Building (BIOSI 2) at 12.30pm*


Wednesday 4th November 2009 - West Memorial Lecture

 Dr Alice Roberts, Departments of Archaeology and Anthropology/Department of Anatomy, University of Bristol 

Title: The Incredible Human Journey: Bones of Contention

Wednesday 2nd December 2009

Professor Ole Petersen FRS, CBE, Incoming Director of Cardiff School of Biosciences

Title: Ca2+  Signalling: Lessons from a Pioneer Cell

Wednesday 27th January 2010

Professor Jeremy McNeil, Helen Battle Professor of Chemical Ecology, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Title:  Using chemical ecology to gain insight into insect migration

Wednesday 24th February 2010

Professor Rudolf Amann, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Title: FISHing for marine microbes and determining their roles in global elemental cycles

Wednesday 24th March 2010 - Postponed

Professor Gabriel Haddad, San Diego Medical School, UCSD, California, USA

Title: Flying high with flies: New insights from a genetic model system