Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in progress Sept-Dec 2020

Latest talks by staff and students in the CIR

These talks take place virtually at 12pm and are not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Group                      Title
04 September 2020 Susan Fernandes Kev Dhaliwal  "Fluorescence lifetime signatures of human lung cancer"

Abigail Elliot

Yi Feng "Using single cell transcriptomics to decipher the role of macrophages during early tumour initiation"
11 September 2020 Jane Louise Parry Alan Serrels "Novel regulators of inflammation in pancreatic cancer"
Clare Pridans Clare Pridans "The role of Csf1r in macrophage development and disease"
18 September 2020 Philip Emanuel - FINAL  Kev Dhaliwal "Modulating type II alveolar epithelial senescence in acute lung injury and fibrosis"
25 September 2020 Mike Rimmer Chris Gregory "Extracellular vesicles and the impact of chemotherapy of the prepubescent testes"
Rebecca Gentek Rebecca Gentek "Development, functions and programming of the “layered” immune system"
02 October 2020 Melina Michael Sonja Vermeren "The functions of SHIP2 in neutrophils"
Emily Thompson Marc Vendrell "Granzymes as novel biomarkers for IBD"
09 October 2020 Jordan Portman - FINAL Neil Henderson "Investigating Liver Regeneration Using Single Cell RNA Sequencing"
16 October 2020 Thomas Fenton  Gwo-Tzer Ho

"Single-Cell Characterisation of Mononuclear Phagocytes in the Human Gut"

Laura McCulloch Laura McCulloch "Brain injury, bugs and B cells"
23 October 2020 No RIP    
30 October 2020 Justyna Binkowska Debby Bogaert "Early-life drivers, host-microbiome interactions and respiratory outcomes of premature birth"
Layla Mathieson Ahsan Akram "Optical Imaging of Fibroblast Activation Protein in Humans"
06 November 2020 Jonathan Gillan - FINAL Robert Gray "Novel Insights into Macrophage Dysfunction in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease"
13 November 2020 Omar Salem Carsten Hansen "The Hippo pathway in Prostate Cancer"
Laura Kitto Neil Henderson "Investigating hepatic stellate cell heterogeneity and function during the regenerative response"
20 November 2020 Abigail Reese Marc Vendrell "MINITAGS: New tools for imaging small proteins with molecular resolution"
Utsa Karmakar Sonja Vermeren "Pro-resolution properties of insoluble immune complexes in neutrophils"
27 November 2020 Simone Arienti Sarah Walmsley "Investigating the metabolic plasticity of inflammatory neutrophils"
 Eleni Papachristoforou Prakash Ramachandran "Defining therapeutic targets for human liver fibrosis using single-cell transcriptomics"
04 December 2020 Jiwon Park Carsten Hansen "Investigating cellular response to hydrostatic pressure and the Hippo Pathway"
Chikondi Peno Debby Bogaert "Development of the respiratory microbiota, effects of immunization and consequences for respiratory health in Gambian Children"
11 December 2020 Pieter Louwe - FINAL Steve Jenkins "The fate and plasticity of inflammatory macrophages during peritonitis"