Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series Jan-June 2016

Past seminars

This seminar series takes place in the Wellcome Auditorium and are not open to the general public.

Date & Time Speaker Title Host
29th January, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Will Wood

Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol
Detecting Death and Damage; Understanding macrophage migration in Drosophila
Professor Moira Whyte
5th February, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Margaret Ashcroft

University of Cambridge

Targeting the hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) pathway in disease
Dr Sarah Walmsley
12th February, 2016 - 12:00

Dr Robert Moir

Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard Medical School

The Aβ story; Rehabilitation of a bad boy!
Dr Donald Davidson
26th February, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Aras Kadioglu

Department of Clinical Infection Microbiology & Immunology Institute of Infection & Global Health University of Liverpool

Immune tolerance & regulation: A key determinant of pneumococcal carriage and invasive disease
Professor Jurgen Schwarze
4th March, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Michael Eddlestone

UoE/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh

The Wellcome Trust Critical Care Laboratory for Large Animals (WT CCLLA), Easter Bush - a facility for translational researchers
Professor Moira Whyte
11th March, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Valerie O’Donnell

Cardiff Institute of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University

Mapping the platelet lipidome reveals a wealth of novel species and links phospholipases with metabolism
Dr Chengcan Yao
18th March, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Max Mazzone

KU Leuven, Belgium

Hypoxic TAMs in cancer progression
Dr Sarah Walmsley
29th April, 2016 - 12:00

Dr Helen Weavers

Department of Biochemistry, University of Bristol

Live imaging and computational modelling of the wound inflammatory response in Drosophila
Dr Yi Feng
2nd May, 2016 - 14:00

Dr Georges Lacaud

CRUK Manchester Institute , University of Manchester

RUNX1/AML1 in Blood Development, Reprogramming and Malignancies
Professor Elaine Dzierzak
6th May, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Sandra Amor

Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

Axonal damage and oligodendrocyte stress as early events in MS lesion formation
Dr Anne Astier
13th May, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Jack Satsang

Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine, IGMM, University of Edinburgh

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Bench to Bedside
Dr Gwo-Tzer Ho
20th May, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Annemarie H. Meijer

Institute of Biology, Leiden University

Host defense mechanisms during early stages of tuberculosis in zebrafish
Dr Yi Feng
3rd June, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Terence Rabbitts

Molecular Haematology Unit, MRC WIMM, University of Oxford

LMO2-mediated leukaemia and Intracellular Immunotherapy methods
Professor Elaine Dzierzak
10th June, 2016 - 12:00

Dr Philip Elks

Dept of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield

Fish-n-Hifs: Hypoxia signalling in zebrafish models of inflammation and infection
Dr Yi Feng
17th June, 2016 - 12:00

Dr Ana Cvejic

Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge

Single cell RNA-sequencing reveals a continuous spectrum of differentiation in haematopoietic cells
Dr Yi Feng
24th June, 2016 - 12:00

Dr Klaus Okkenhaug

Babraham Institute, Cambridge
Dr Sonja Vermeren
Organiser: Sonia Rafferty (sonia.rafferty@ed.ac.uk)