MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit

Seminar series

The Seminar Series attracts distinguished scientists from around the world working in the fields of genetics, molecular medicine and cancer research, and whose research complements that being done at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer.

Sessions are open to all within CMVM, University of Edinburgh - Please contact seminars@igc.ed.ac.uk for more information.

Unless stated, seminars take place on Thursdays at 1pm in the IGC Lecture Theatre

2024 

Decoding transcriptional regulation

Thursday 30th May

Professor Alexander Stark

Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna BioCenter, Vienna

Host: Wendy Bickmore and Elias Friman

Aberrantly spliced surface proteoforms in normal development and cancer immunotherapy

Monday 3rd June - NOTE THIS IS A MONDAY

Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Host: Javier Caceres

Single-cell Phenoscaping of Tumour Microenvironment Organoids

Thursday 6th June

Dr Chris Tape

UCL Cancer Institute

Host: Kevin Myant

Title - TBC

Wednesday 12th June - NOTE THIS IS A WEDNESDAY

Professor Joe Gleeson

Host: Andrew Jackson

Pan-cancer analysis of Intra-tumor heterogeneity

Thursday 13th June

Dr Itay Tirosh

Weizmann Institute

Host: Martin Taylor

Structural Investigations of Protein Folding on the Ribosome

Tuesday 18th June - PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TUESDAY AT 11AM

Prof John Christodoulou

Host: Joseph Marsh

Title - TBC

Thursday 20th June

Dr Benoit Bruneau

Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, UCSF

Host: Pleasantine Mill

Allelic interactions as drivers of metabolic and genetic phenomena in cancer

Friday 28th June - PLEASE NOTE THIS IS ON A FRIDAY

Dr Ed Reznik

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Host: Margaret Frame

Title - TBC

Thursday 29th August

Daniel Zilberman

Institute of Science and Technology Austria 

Host: Duncan Sproul

Title - TBC

Thursday 12th September

Ana Banito 

German Cancer Research Centre

Host: Nezha Benabdallah

Title - TBC

Thursday 14th November 

Dr Nicholas McGranahan

University College London

Host: Martin Taylor

Title - TBC

Thursday 28th November

Professor Ivan Dikic

Institute of Biochemistry II, Goethe University Medical Faculty, Frankfurt

Host: Professor Simon Wilkinson