Centre for Inflammation Research

CIR seminar series

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
4th October 2019

Professor Donal O’Shea, Department of Chemistry, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin

'Real-Time Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging  - research tools with the potential for clinical use'

Dr Marc Vendrell
Tuesday 8th October 2019

Professor Seamas Donnelly, Professor of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin

'Viruses & Pulmonary Fibrosis'

Dr Rodger Duffin
25th October 2019

Dr Sorif Uddin, Head of in vivo pharmacology/Director  and Dr Stephan Klee, Postdoctoral Fellow, Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany

TBC Professor Adriano Rossi
8th November 2019

Professor Sheena Cruickshank, Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation, University of Manchester

'Understanding host microbial interactions in complex tissues' Professor Julia Dorin/Professor Donald Davidson
15th November 2019

Professor Mikala Egeblad, Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, New York

 TBC Dr Marc Vendrell
22nd November 2019 Dr John Tregoning, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London 'Feeding bacteria: interrelation of biochemicals of mucosal surfaces, viral infection and bacterial colonisation' Professor Donald Davidson
29th November 2019 Professor Bruno Lemaitre, School of Life Sciences, EPFL, Lausanne 'The Drosophila immune response: deconstructing the effector program using CRISPR/Cas9 technology' Professor Will Wood

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