College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

EBRC Seminar Series - Spring 2014

Weekly seminars held at the Roslin Institute Auditorium at 3.30pm.

Wednesday 15th January 2014

Title: CNS remyelination: all progenitors are equal but some are more equal than others

Speaker: Professor Robin Franklin, University of Cambridge

Wednesday 22nd December 2014

Title: Using genetically engineered mouse models to understand the key driver mutations in colorectal cancer

Speaker: Professor Owen Sansom, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow

Wednesday 29th January 2014

Title: Correlated infections - and what they can tell us about disease transmission

Speaker: Professor Paddy Farrington, Open University

Wednesday 20th November 2013

Title: Human pluripotent stem cells as both a therapy and model for Parkinson’s disease

Speaker: Dr Tilo Kunath, University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 13th November 2013

Title: Genetic Dissection of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Functions

Speaker: Professor Kamil Kranc, University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 6th November 2013

Title: The development of olfactory ensheathing glia: essential for fertility as well as olfaction

Speaker: Dr Clare Baker, University of Cambridge

Wednesday 30th October 2013

Title: Understanding the mechanisms underlying genetic variance heterogeneity

Speaker: Dr Orjan Carlborg, Uppsala University, Sweden

Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Title: How to make a blood stem cell

Speaker: Professor Roger Patient, University of Oxford

Wednesday 16th October 2013


Wednesday 9th October 2013

Title: The role of inflammation in the effect of obesity on stroke

Speaker: Dr Catherine Lawrence, University of Manchester

Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Title: Inhibition of innate immune signalling and induction of a hypoxic response by vaccinia virus

Speaker: Professor Geoff Smith, University of Cambridge

Wednesday 25th September 2013

Title: Pluripotency and Differentiation in mouse Embryos and ES cells

Speaker: Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge

Wednesday 18th September 2013

Title: Dissecting cancer heterogeneity

Speaker: Dr Florian Markowetz, University of Cambridge.

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