College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

EBRC Seminar Series - Winter 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 January 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 5th February 2014

Title: Regulation of stress sensitivity and synapse function by proteins associated with Batten Disease, a childhood neurodegenerative disorder

Speaker: Professor Guy Tear, King’s College London

Tuesday 18th February 2014

Title: Life science as a data intensive science: opportunities and challenges

Speaker: Profesor Ewan Birney, European Bioinformatics Institute

Wednesday 26th February 2014

Title: Neutrophil transmigration in vivo: Mechanisms, dynamics & contribution to dissemination of systemic inflammation

Speaker: Professor Sussan Nourshargh, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Wednesday 5th March 2014

Title: Genetic requirements for cardiac development: new insights from mouse mutagenesis studies

Speaker: Dr Kathryn Hengtes, University of Manchester

Wednesday 12th March 2014

Title: Bonking baby boomers and the future of sex

Speaker: Professor John Aitken, University of Newcastle, Australia

Wednesday 19th March 2014

Title: Structure and development of the bursa of Fabricius

Speaker: Dr Nandor Nagy, Semmelweis University, Hungary

Wednesday 26th March 2014

Title: A symposium to celebrate the career of Professor Tony Nash

Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Title: Translating DRiPs for Immunosurveillance

Speaker: Dr Jonathan Yewdell, NAID, NIH, USA

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