Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in progress September-December 2022

Latest talks by staff and students in the CIR

These talks take place in QMRI Wellcome Auditorium  at 15:00 and are not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Group                      Title
1st September David Wilson Neil Henderson "Multimodal decoding of the mesenchymal landscape of human biliary fibrosis"
Shonna Johnston QMRI Flow Cytometry "QMRI Flow: Facility Update/New Cytometry Technologies"
8th September Anu Fernando Adriano Rossi "Investigating the formyl peptide receptor and inflammasome pathways for modulating neutrophil and macrophage activity in inflammation"
Jiayu Wang (One Health) Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders "Klebsiella variicola: a friend or foe?"
15th September Jonathan Twynham Perkins - FINAL Steve Cunningham "Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Children – Biomarkers to support antibiotic decision making by clinicians"
22nd September CIR POSTER DAY    
29th September Henry Todd - FINAL Will Wood "Inflammation: From fly to mouse"
6th October Julia Dorin Postgraduate Co-Director "CIR PGR update"
Doireann Gordon Marc Vendrell "Understanding the role of GzmB activity in IBD"
13th October Cancelled    
27th October Jaime Jimenez Roberto Rabinovich
"Interstitial Lung Diseases: Strategies to improve the effect of Pulmonary Rehabilitation"
Hamza Khalid (One Health) Jayne Hope "Protein levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines as biomarkers of Mycobacterium bovis infection and BCG vaccination in cattle"
3rd November Aislinn Jennings - FINAL Manu Shankar-Hari "Characterisation of lymphocyte receptor repertoire in sepsis"
10th November  Matthew Fish - FINAL Manu Shankar-Hari

"Longitudinal immune monitoring in sepsis to identify immune states compared to sterile inflammation"

17th November Abigail Elliot - FINAL Yi Feng "Tumour initiation at single cell resolution: characterisation of nascent pre-neoplastic cells and associated myeloid responses in vivo"
24th November Siyang Jia Carsten Hansen "Mechanotransduction in Prostate Cancer - does the Hippo control it all?"
Claire Adams Calum Bain "Investigating the importance of Monocyte/Macrophage immunometabolism in IBD"
1st December Clark Russell - FINAL David Dockrell "Approaches for identifying macrophage microbicidal mechanisms"
8th December James O'Kelly - FINAL Damian Mole "Defining mechanisms of organ failure in acute pancreatitis: the role of 3-hydroxykynurenine and the kynurenine pathway"