Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology

Seminars and talks

Seminars and talks from renowned speakers on a range of cell biology research areas.

All seminars are on Wednesday at 3.30pm (UK time) via Zoom unless otherwise stated. Ad hoc talks will be held at various dates and times and will be advertised by email.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact Carolyn Flemming for sign up details.

 Carolyn Flemming

Renown Speakers Seminar Series October 2022 - March 2023

Attracts distinguished scientists from around the world to talk on a range of cell biology research areas.

Date Speaker  Host

12th October 2022

Joseph Heitman

 Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina

Robin Allshire

26th October 2022

Tim Mitchison

Harvard Medical School, Boston

Ken Sawin

1st February 2023

Eva Stukenbrock

Environmental Genomics Group, University of Kiel, Germany

Adrian Bird

15th February 2023

Kevin Corbett

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

Dhanya Cheerambathur

1st March 2023

Tom Muir

Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, New Jersey

Marcus Wilson

15th March 2023

Mike Lampson

Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

JP Arulanadam

29th March 2023

Sebastian Klinge

The Rockefeller University, New York

Owen Davies
26th April 2023

Clodagh O'Shea

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California

Marcus Wilson

Wellcome iCM PhD student seminar

 Every May iCM PhD students select and invite inspiring international scientists to talk about their work and share their experiences with postgraduate students.

Date and Time Speaker  Location Host

25th May 2022


Professor Iain Cheeseman

MIT, Whitehead Institute,



Haresh Bhaskar


Domenico Modaffari

18th May 2022


Prof. Oded Rechavi

Tel Aviv University, Israel


Andreas Fellas


Katie Bexley

11th May 2022


Dr Lori Passmore

MRC, Cambridge


James Watson


David MacLeod

4th May 2022


Dr Anne Rios

Princess Maxima Centre, Utrecht,



Tamina Lebek


Eleanor Casey

Interest and discussion group seminars

These are designed to increase discussion between scientists in the centre and raise awareness of areas of expertise, new techniques and facilities available within the centre.