Seminars

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SEMINAR SERIES 2017

All seminars held at 11:00 am (unless otherwise stated) in the Seminar Room, Level 5, Hodgkin Building 

 

WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY

Dr Martin Turner, Head of Lymphocyte Signalling, The Brabaham Institute, Brabaham Research Campus, Cambridge

 “RNA binding proteins play roles in B lymphocyte development, maintenance and activation”

(sponsor – Professor Anne Willis)

 

WEDNESDAY 8 FEBRUARY – postdoc seminars

Dr Farheen Raza, (Dr John Le Quesne’s Lab), MRC Toxicology Unit

“Divergent roles of elF4A1 and elF4A2 in lung cancer”

 

WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 

Professor Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers, Mitochondrial Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University

“Human mitoribosomes – their biogenesis and behaviour”

(sponsor – Professor Anne Willis)

 

TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 

Dr Ragnhildur Thóra Káradóttir, Lister Institute Research Prize Fellow, Allen Distinguished Investigator & FENS-Kavli Scholar – Wellcome Trust – MRC Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge

“Neuronal regulation of (re)myelination”

(sponsor – Professor Anne Willis)

 

WEDNESDAY 22 MARCH 

Dr Mark Ashe, Mechanisms of post-transcriptional control, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester

“Stress, Translation and mRNA localisation: Messages that play together stick together”

(sponsor – Professor Martin Bushell)

 

WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL

Professor David Rowitch, Department of Paediatrics, Wellcome Trust MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge

Title – TBC

(sponsor – Professor Anne Willis)

 

WEDNESDAY 3 MAY – postdoc seminars

Dr Ania Wilczynska , (Professor Martin Bushell’s Lab), MRC Toxicology Unit

Titles – TBC

 

WEDNESDAY 10 MAY – postgrad seminars

Hannah Mackay and Zoe Stephenson, (Dr John Le Quesne’s Lab and Professor Anne Willis’s Lab), MRC Toxicology Unit

Titles – TBC

 

WEDNESDAY 17 MAY

Professor Bertrand Joseph, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden

“Guilt by association, caspase-3 regulates microglia polarisation”

(sponsors – Dr Michal Malewicz and Professor Gerry Melino)

 

WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE 

Professor Aleksandra Filipovska, Head of Mitochondrial Medicine and Biology, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia

Title – TBC

(sponsor – Dr Kenneth Pryde)

 

WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE – postdoc seminars

Dr Lydia Aschauer, (Dr Patricia Muller’s Lab), MRC Toxicology Unit

Title – TBC

 

WEDNESDAY 26 JULY – postdoc seminars

Dr Joseph Waldron, (Dr John Le Quesne’s Lab), MRC Toxicology Unit

Title – TBC

 

TUESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER

Dr Ivan Topisirovic, Investigator, Lady Davis Institute, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Assistant Professor, Dept of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Title – TBC

(sponsors – Professor Anne Willis)

 

WEDNESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 

Professor Thomas Langer, Head of Research Area A – Principal Investigator, Deputy Scientific Coordinator – Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, CECAD Research Center, Germany

“Proteolytic control of mitochondrial function”

(sponsor – Dr Kenneth Pryde)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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