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.

In 2022 we are holding seminars which exploring some of our research themes from across the Institute.

Sessions are open to all within CMVM, University of Edinburgh - Please contact for more information.


Protein-Nucleic Acids Dynamics Across Scales and with Single Molecule Resolution

Thursday 28th April, 1pm

Professor David Rueda

Imperial College London

Genetic mechanisms in atopic eczema: strategies to understand this complex trait

Thursday 12th May, 1pm

Professor Sara Brown

Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Imaging and reconstructing mouse development at the cellular level using light-sheet microscopy 

Thursday 2nd June, 1pm

Dr Kate McDole

MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge

Multimodal decoding of human liver regeneration

Thursday 9th June, 1pm

Professor Neil Henderson

Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

About time: the dynamics of neural tube development

Thursday 16th June, 1pm

Dr James Briscoe

Francis Crick Institute

A Bayesian network approach incorporating imputation of missing data enables exploratory analysis of complex causal biological relationships

Thursday 23rd June, 1pm

Professor Heather Cordell

Newcastle University

RNA-directed DNA methylation in the mammalian germline

Thursday 30th June, 1pm

Professor Donal O'Carroll

Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh