Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series April-June 2018

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

17 April 2018


Professor Jean-Francois Cailhier

Department of Medicine, University of Montreal

'The meaning of Life Through Death: The Tale of MFG-E8!'

Professor Jeremy Hughes
20 April 2018

Dr Mathieu-Benoit Voisin

Centre for Microvascular Research, William Harvey Research Institute, QMUL

'A journey through the lymphatic vasculature: What turns neutrophils on?'

Dr Sonja Vermeren
4 May 2018

Dr Ben Nichols

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge

'Caveolae - molecular architecture and physiological function'

Dr Carsten Hansen
11 May 2018

Professor Graham Ogg

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford

'Lipid-specific T cells and the skin' Dr Henry McSorley
22 May 2018 3pm

Professor Yasuteru Urano

Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Molecular Imaging, The University of Tokyo

'Novel small molecule-based fluorescent probes for rapid tumor imaging and super-resolution imaging of living cells' Dr Marc Vendrell
25 May 2018

Professor Ole Petersen

Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University

'The roles of Ca2+, ATP and NO in pancreatic physiology and pathology'

Professor Damian Mole
1 June 2018

Dr Simon Yona

Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics, University College London

'Monocyte Kinetics in health and disease'

Dr Steve Jenkins
8 June 2018

Professor Dörthe Katschinski

Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, University of Gottingen

'Oxygen sensing in the cardiovascular system'

Professor Sarah Walmsley
15 June 2018

Dr Kevin Woollard

Division of Immunology & Inflammation, Imperial College London

‘Behaviour of monocytes during vascular inflammation’

Dr Steve Jenkins
29 June 2018

Dr Matt Hoare

CRUK Clinician Scientist & Honorary Consultant in Hepatology, University of Cambridge

'Senescence and control of the tumour microenvironment' Professor Neil Henderson

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