Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series Sept-Dec 2017

Invited speakers

This seminar series takes place on a Friday at 12 noon (unless otherwise stated) in the Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI and is not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Title Host

15 September 2017

Dr Daniela Ferreira

Mucosal Infection and Vaccinology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Controlled human infection with pneumococcus: what have we learned so far? Professor Debby Bogaert
29 September 2017

Professor Sejal Saglani

Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London

Mechanisms mediating severe asthma in children: the role of innate lymphoid cells

Dr Henry McSorley
6 October 2017

Dr Kenneth Baillie

Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh

Post-GWAS: routes from genomic variant to pathogenesis of disease Dr Rodger Duffin
13 October 2017

Dr Suzanne Cohen

Principal Scientist, MedImmune Ltd

Epithelial cytokines in respiratory disease Dr Henry McSorley
27 October 2017

Professor Robert Insall

Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, University of Glasgow

Self-generated gradients - a new paradigm for chemotactic steering, and why immunologists need to know about it

Dr Sonja Vermeren
3 November 2017

Dr Dawn Bowdish

Associate Professor, McMaster University

Age-associated inflammation and microbial dysbiosis impair macrophage function Dr Donald Davidson
15 November 2017

Dr Esther Heideveld

Sanquin Research and Landsteiner Laboratory, Amsterdam

The role of macrophages in erythropoiesis Professor Elaine Dzierzak

Wed 22 November 2017

(10 am Chancellors Building, Auditorium A)

Professor Kun-Liang Guan

Department of Pharmacology and Moores Cancer Center, UCSD

The Hippo pathway in cell growth, tissue homeostasis, and cancer

Dr Carsten Hansen

1 December 2017

Professor Jane Davies

Department of Gene Therapy, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London


Dr Robert Gray

Organiser: Sonia Rafferty (sonia.rafferty@ed.ac.uk)