Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series April-Aug 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

Thurs 27 April 2017

(Chancellors Auditorium B)

Professor Volker Haase

Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University

Targeting the HIF system for anemia therapy in chronic kidney disease

Dr Sarah Walmsley
28 April 2017

Professor Randall Johnson

Professor of Molecular Physiology and Pathology, University of Cambridge

Hypoxia, HIF, and the immune system Dr Sarah Walmsley
5 May 2017

Professor David Greaves

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

The initiation and resolution of inflammation – a role for chemerin and endocannabinoids? Dr Jenna Cash
12 May 2017

Professor Stephen Ward

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, University of Bath

Targeting SHIP-1-an alternative approach to modulating PI3K signaling in the immune system Dr Chengcan Yao
19 May 2017

Dr Murray Clarke

BHF Senior Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Cambridge

Novel mechanisms that induce or control IL-1-driven inflammation and immune dysfunction Professor Moira Whyte
8 June 2017 (2pm Thursday)

Dr Qing Deng

Biological Sciences, Purdue University, Indiana

Dissecting the Regulatory Circuitry of microRNAs in Neutrophils

Dr Yi Feng
16 June 2017

Professor Manfred Frick

Institute of General Physiology University of Ulm, Germany

From molecular mechanisms of pulmonary surfactant secretion to models of the alveolar barrier Dr Carsten Hansen
23 June 2017

Dr David Withers

Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham

Dissecting the transcription factor requirements for ILC3 and TH17 responses

Dr Chengcan Yao

30 June 2017

(Chancellors Auditorium B)

Dr Norma Maugeri

Autoimmunity and vascular inflammation San Raffaele Scientific Institute

Platelet-neutrophil interaction: a key between autoimmune and vascular diseases

Dr Lara Campana
Wed 5 July 2017

Dr Connie Wong

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

A gut feel on stroke infections

Dr Jenna Cash

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