Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in progress Sept-Dec 2017

Latest talks by staff and students in the CIR

These talks take place in the Wellcome Auditorium at 4pm and are not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Group Title
1 September  2017 Cathy Hawley (Final) Dr Steve Jenkins ‘The origin of Kupffer Cells in homeostasis and liver damage’
8 September 2017

Duanduan Cong (Final)

Professor Sarah Howie

'Identification of functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in High Risk-Human Papillomavirus (HR-HPV) related diseases'

22 September 2017

Valentina Rausch

Dyana Markose

Dr Carsten Gram Hansen

Professor Neil Henderson

'The Hippo Pathway and mechanotransduction'

'Investigating Immune Cell Heterogeneity and Function During Liver Regeneration'

29 September 2017

Sheonagh Law

Sam Benson

Dr Robert Gray

Dr Marc Vendrell

'The Pro-inflammatory role of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease'

'The Development of Novel Theranostic Agents for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer'

6 October 2017

Philip Emmanuel

Dominic Norberg

Professor Kev Dhaliwal

'Visualising neutrophil-mediated alveolar epithelial injury and senescence'

''Optimisation of Fibre-based Optical Imaging and Sensing'

13 October 2017

Lisa Kelly

Antonio Maglitto

Dr Yi Feng

Professor Elaine Dzierzak

'An investigation of metabolic reprogramming during tumour initiation'

'Hematopoietic development: from Gata2 to Gpr56 to hematopoietic stem cells'

20 October 2017

No RIP (October Holiday)



27 October 2017 Alastair Hayes (Final) Mr Damian Mole 'Investigating the role of Kynurenine-3-monooxygenase inhibition in the resolution of experimental acute pancreatitis'

3 November 2017

Isabel Ribeiro Bravo (Final)

Dr Yi Feng

‘Role of Myd88-NFkB Signaling in the Mechanisms that Regulate Inflammatory Response to the Emerging Preneoplastic Cell’

10 November 2017

Yang Zhang

Dr Adam Hill

'Haemophilus species and bronchiectasis'

17 November 2017 Annemarie Docherty (Final) Professor Tim Walsh 'Myocardial injury in critically ill patients with cardiovascular disease'
24 November 2017

Tom Speight

Helen Parker

Professor Kev Dhaliwal

'Optical profiling of human macrophage activity'

'Multispectral Fibre Endoscope Imaging System for Enhanced Visualisation of SmartProbes'

1 December 2017

Joanna Long

Jamie Scott

Professor Kev Dhaliwal

Dr Marc Vendrell

'Optically Sensing Tuberculosis'

'Fluorogenic substrate based probes for detection of granzyme B activity: Application in CD8+ T cells'

8 December 2017

Victoria Banwell

Gavin Birch

Ms Lorna Marson

Professor Kev Dhaliwal

'Investigating the role of MicroRNA-214 in Chronic Allograft Damage'

'Optical Medical Imaging of the Alveolar Epithelium and Macrophages with Smartprobes'

Organiser: Karen Colvin (Karen.Colvin@ed.ac.uk)