Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series July-Dec 2016

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
1st July 2016

Professor Marie-Josée Hebert

Vice Rector of Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation, University of Montréal

Exploring the links between vascular cell death, auto-immunity and allograft rejection
8th July 2016

Professor Marco Cassatella

Department of Pathology and Diagnostics,University of Verona

The molecular regulation of neutrophil-derived cytokines
30th September 2016

Dr Julien Marie

Helmholtz Association Investigator, Department of Immunology, Virology and Inflammation, C R C L, Lyon

TGF-beta, lymphocytes and microbiota: a perfect cocktail to control spontaneous inflammation and colorectal cancer transformation
Dr Anne Astier
7th October 2016
Professor Attila Mocsai
Department of Physiology, Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest
Neutrophil signalling in autoimmune inflammation’
14th October 2016

Dr Maria A. Christophorou

The Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital

New tricks for an old dog: Citrullination goes from inflammation to pluripotency
21st October 2016

Dr Pierre Bruhns

Director, Unit of Antibodies in Therapy & Pathology, INSERM, Deputy Director, Department of Immunology, Pasteur Institute
IgG and neutrophils: New roles in anaphylaxis and cancer immunotherapy Dr Sonja Vermeren
4th November 2016

Dr Jesmond Dalli

Sir Henry Dale Fellow and Lipid Mediator Unit Director, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London, Queen Mary University of London
Pro-resolving mediators at the intersection between the brain and immune system Professor Adriano Rossi
18th November 2016

Dr Beck Richardson

BHF Intermediate Research Fellow, Scholl of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Bristol
Specific macrophage populations are required for adult zebrafish cardiac regeneration Dr Yi Feng
25th November 2016

Dr Pleasantine Mill

Medical and Developmental Genetics, MRC Human Genetics Unit, IGMM, University of Edinburgh

Dissecting Cilia Function in Development and Disease

Professor Julia Dorin

16th December 2016

Dr Dean Everett

The Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool

MLW and the Microbial Ecology, Diversity and Pathogenicity Research Group: Opportunities for collaboration

Professor David Dockrell

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