College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Centre for Reprodutive Biology - Seminar Programme

The Centre for Reproductive Biology organises an annual programme of seminars by research scientists from around the world whose work complements that being done within MRC Human Reproductive Sciences Unit and University of Edinburgh Division of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences.

Autumn 2010

The programme also features presentations by Unit and University scientists and students.

Attendees for seminars should be seated five minutes before the advertised start time. Mobile phones and other devices with audible alarms should be switched off when entering the Auditorium. An Induction Loop system is in operation within the Auditorium.

Identification and characterisation of novel modulators of the TGF-beta signalling pathway

Presented by: Dr Gopal Sapkota, MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit and College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. Seminar Host: Dr Andrew Childs

Monday 25 October 2010, 12.30pm

Monday 25 October 2010, 1.30pm

The Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

QMRI

Pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells for vascular disease therapy

Presented by: Dr Nicole Kane, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow. Seminar Host: Professor Philippa Saunders

Monday 8 November 2010, 1.30pm

Monday 8 November 2010, 2.30pm

The Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

QMRI

ARK-genomics: applications of genomics tools

Presented by: Dr Richard Talbot, Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Edinburgh. Seminar Host: Professor Alan McNeilly

Monday 15 November 2010, 1.30pm

Monday 15 November 2010, 2.30pm

The Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

QMRI

Two birds with one stone: avian somatic cells display an inherent male or female identity

Presented by: Dr Michael Clinton, Division of Developmental Biology, Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Edinburgh. Seminar Host: Professor Alan McNeilly (Rescheduled from 22 November 2010)

Monday 28 March 2011, 12.30pm

Monday 28 March 2011, 1.30pm

The Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

QMRI