Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series Jan-Mar 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

26 January 2018

Dr Adam Hurlstone

Division of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Studies, The University of Manchester

Flamin' melanoma Dr Yi Feng
2 February 2018

Dr Tom Bird

Liver Disease and Regeneration, Beatson Institute, Glasgow

Senescence in the liver – growing without growing old and lumpy

Professor Moira Whyte
9 February 2018

Professor Bibek Gooptu

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester

Responding to insults with injury in lung and liver Dr Alison Mackinnon
23 February 2018

Professor Denis Kinane

Professor of Pathology, Periodontology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Pennsylvania (currently on sabbatical in Edinburgh)

Peridontal precision medicine

2 March 2018

Professor Cormac Taylor

Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin

Hypoxia as a key regulator of inflammatory processes Dr Rodger Duffin
9 March 2018

Professor Bojan Polic

School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Virally-induced IFN gamma causes insulin resistance in skeletal muscle and derails glycemic control in obesity Dr Chengcan Yao
16 March 2018

Dr James Nathan

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge

HIFs, iron and fatty acids - unexpected insights from genetic approaches Professor Sarah Walmsley

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