An archive of past events.
Industry-focused Research Events
Annually, The Roslin Institute hosts free themed industry days to encourage interactions.
Workshop: Large animal models and imaging in biomedical research
A workshop for scientists and clinicians interested in using large animal models for biomedical research.
Gordon Lawson Memorial Symposium
We are organising the first International conference on Lawsonia intracellularis.
EBRC Seminar: "CpG dinucleotides in virus genomes: what can they tell us, and how can we exploit them?"
Dr Elly Gaunt, The Roslin Institute
EBRC Seminar: "Functional pathology - from anti-cancer therapy resistance to pathogen resistance"
Prof Sven Rottenberg, University of Bern
Forestry Workshop on Genomic Selection
A workshop on implementation and impacts for the UK.
EBRC Seminar: "Myelin: more than a mere axonal insulator"
Dr Julia Edgar, University of Glasgow
EBRC Seminar: "Queering science: the importance of LGBTQ+ diversity"
Dr Matthew Young, Pride in STEM
Maximising Live Lambs 2019
Increasing live lambs has been the challenge set to seven focus farmers over the last three years with support from SAC Consulting advisors and SRUC researchers and vets.
EBRC Seminar: Rhythmic epigenetics: cycles of DNA methyltransferase expression in the mammalian neuroendocrine-gonad axis
Dr Tyler Stevenson, University of Aberdeen
Inaugural lecture: Integrative breeding to meet global demand for food, fuel and fibre
Professor John Hickey, Chair of Animal Breeding, The Roslin Institute
EBRC Seminar: Title TBC (2)
Professor Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment & Development
Future outlook for genetic improvement in aquaculture
One-day symposium on the application of genetic technologies for the improvement of aquaculture.
EBRC Seminar: One Health capacity building in Africa: lessons learned from a large GCRF programme
Professor Matthew Baylis, University of Liverpool
EBRC Seminar: Title TBC
Professor Christa Kühn, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Building a model transcriptome for ruminants: the sheep gene expression atlas project and beyond
Seminar by Dr Emily Clark, The Roslin Institute.
Forgotten Foods To Feed The Future
The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security Seminar
What Mass Spectrometry Can Do For You
Sign up to this symposium to find out where, who and how mass spectrometry can help your research, by hearing case studies and meeting the experts.
Human defence against the parasite Toxoplasma gondii
Dr Eva Frickel
International Women's Day seminar
A lunch-time seminar to celebrate International Women's Day.
Contesting Land Use in a Neoliberal Age - A participatory GIS framework for farmers seeking land
A seminar by Adam Calo of the James Hutton Institute.
EBRC Seminar: Maternal environment and offspring physiology - Effects and mechanisms of regulation
Nick Burton, University of Cambridge
EBRC Seminar: One Health: Expanding Interactions, Accelerating Gains for Health and Development
Professor Sarah Cleaveland, University of Glasgow
Inaugural lecture: Thought for food - Food for thought?
Geoff Simm, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
Infectious Disease Diagnosis Symposium
Novel developments and new approaches in infectious disease.
It's a Dogslife - using the web to understand dogs' health over their lifetime
An interesting lecture about dogs's health, preceded by a tour of the Institute.
RSB Symposium on Genome Editing/CRISPR
Royal Society of Biology in Scotland is hosting a Symposium on Genome Editing/CRISPR at the Institute.
Let's Talk About Health: Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia
Richard Mellanby, Stella Mazeri, Clinical Veterinary Research
EBRC Seminar: Epigenetic mechanisms in the transgenerational transmission of disease risk: myth or reality?
Dr Mandy Drake, UoE/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Veterinary Ethics & Welfare Conference
The 2018 Conference will tackle topics like puppy farming, the ethics of ECC and life-saving interventions, ethical farming, equine welfare, the ethics of zoological medicine, farm animal welfare, and hot topics in veterinary medicine.
EBRC Seminar: New perspectives on mitochondrial variation in disease
Dr Joanna L Elson, Newcastle University
Inaugural lecture: The story of two Mellanbys, some dogs, cats, mice, sheep, penguins, one monkey and vitamin D
Richard Mellanby, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminar: Construction of the global neural crest gene regulatory network in vivo
Professor Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, University of Oxford
EBRC Seminar: Population Genomics of Extinct and Modern Cattle Populations
David McHugh, University College Dublin
EBRC Seminar: Volatile Phenotypes in Hosts: Can They Be Exploited for Improved Livestock Health?
Dr Michael Birkett, Rothamsted Research
Infrared Thermography Workshop
Using TI in the study of animal emotions, physiology and health.
Symposium in honour of Robin Thompson
A symposium that highlighted some of Robin Thompson's contributions to statistics, quantitative genetics, animal and plant breeding and human genetics and celebrated his degree of Doctor Honoris Causa.
EBRC Seminar: Multi-scale approaches to understand complex phenotypes
Dr Mario Recker, Centre for Mathematics and the Environment , Exeter University
EBRC Seminar: What can ethics do for you? Facilitating Ethical Reflection in Veterinary and Biosciences Research
Dr Kate Millar, Director of the Centre for Applied Bioethics at Nottingham University
EBRC Seminar: Post-transcriptional control by RNA-binding proteins: Phenotypes and mechanisms
Professor Nicola Gray, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminar: Looking, counting and cleaning with CRISPR: new tools to tackle brain cancer
Professor Steven Pollard, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh
European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop 2018
A workshop to provide integrated and up-to-date knowledge on the challenges facing the development of effective veterinary vaccines.
EBRC Seminar: Mechanisms regulating neural differentiation
Professor Kate Storey, University of Dundee
Big Data in Agriculture
The committee of the Big Data in Agriculture Symposium invites plant, animal and biostatistics researchers to Edinburgh for a collaborative conference focusing on the use of large scale data resources for agricultural solutions.
EBRC Seminar: Microbial glycobiology at the host-pathogen interface
Dr Graham Stafford, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield
EBRC Seminar: Deep profiling of the cellular antigenic landscapes in infection and cancer
Dr Nicola Ternette, Jenner Institute, University of Oxford
EBRC Seminar: Enhancing memory formation in Lymnaea by fear, green tea and chocolate
Dr Ken Lukowiak, The Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
EBRC Seminar: A-Z of Microcephaly
Professor Andrew Jackson, MRC Human Genetics Unit, IGMM
EBRC Seminar: miR29a replacement - a promising therapy for tendon disease in human and equine patients
Dr Derek Gilchrist, University of Glasgow
Inaugural lecture: Prions - ninja pathogens and immune system hijackers
Neil Mabbott, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminars: "Unravelling mycobacterial cell wall metabolism" & "Monitoring structure formation during membrane protein co-translational folding"
Dr Patrick Moynihan, University of Birmingham & Dr Eamonn Reading, King's College London
EBRC Seminar: Malaria, neutrophils and invasive bacterial disease
Professor Eleanor Riley, Director of The Roslin Institute
GAAFS Seminar: How technology innovations can help deliver a global food system based on integrity
Professor Chris Elliott, OBE - Pro Vice Chancellor Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences & Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast
EBRC Seminar: Two transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils
Dr Elizabeth Murchison, University of Cambridge
EBRC Seminar: The genome history and landscape of African indigenous livestock
Professor Oliver Hanotte, University of Nottingham/ILRI Ethiopia
EBRC Seminar: Survival of the fittest – does that mean the animal with the best welfare
Professor Linda Keeling, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
EBRC Seminar: Sequencing direct RNA-DNA interactions
Dr Alessandro Bonetti, Karolinksa Institute
EBRC Seminar: Single Cell and Epigenetic Studies in Cellular Ageing
Dr Tamir Chandra, IGMM, MRC Human Genetics Unit
Symposium on African Livestock Trypanosomes
The Symposium on African Livestock Trypanosomes will be an informal meeting aimed at researchers currently active in or interested in studying the biology of these important pathogens.
EBRC Seminar: Unexpected phenotypic variability of Trypanosoma brucei parasites
Dr Luisa Figueiredo, University of Lisbon
EBRC Seminar: Discovery Partnerships with Academia - innovative medicines through integrated partnerships
Iain Uings, Drug Discovery Parternerships with Academia
EBRC Seminar: Killing them softly - humane euthanasia in poultry
Dr Dorothy McKeegan, University of Glasgow
EBRC Seminar: Canis familiaris - the geneticists best friend
Dr Cathryn Mellersh, Animal Health Trust
EBRC Seminar: Generalists and specialists - a new view of how MHC molecules fight infectious disease
Professor Jim Kaufman, University of Cambridge
Influenza Update Meeting
Tues 21st Nov (afternoon) - Weds 22nd Nov (morning), 2017
Inaugural lecture: From cells to Clydesdales - a romp around the veterinary profession
Elspeth Milne, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminar: Sipping from a poisoned chalice: Mechanisms for the detection of plant toxins and pesticides in nectar in bees
Professor Geraldine Wright, Newcastle University
(Epi)genetic regulation of hemoglobin switching
Professor Sjaak Philipsen, PhD, Molecular control of erythropoiesis, Cell Biology
EBRC Seminar: Autophagy in healthy immune responses
Katja Simon, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
EBRC Seminar: Genetically tailored pigs for regenerative medicine
Alun Yonglun, Aarhus University, Denmark
Roslin Supplier Fair
The annual Lab Supplier fair will take place on the 31st October. Over 40 companies will be showcasing their latest research products and services. Come along and find out how they can meet your research needs.
Inaugural lecture: Confronting the microbial menace in our food
Mark Stevens, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminar: Hunting new disease genes with the help of man's friend - dog
Hannes Lohi, University of Helsinki
RSB Scotland Symposium on Parasite Diversity and AGM
Royal Society of Biology in Scotland is hosting a Symposium on Exploring Parasite Diversity.
EBRC Seminar: Can an old dog teach us new tricks?
Giles Yeo, University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Labs
Animal Welfare Day
Celebrating success in animal welfare research.
Veterinary Ethics and Welfare Conference
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is ready to tackle this issue head-on and will be hosting a Veterinary Ethics and Welfare Conference this fall.
Symposium for Whole-Genome Sequencing
In collaboration with Illumina.
EBRC Seminar: Tuft cells: epithelial sentinels linking luminal danger to immune responses
Philippe Jay, Université de Montpellier
EBRC Seminar: Creating a Better World for Pets: the $17 billion challenge
Darren Logan, Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition
EBRC Seminar: Building and rebuilding an organ: development, stem cells and cancer of the adrenal cortex
Andreas Schedl, Institut de Biologie Valrose, France
EBRC Seminar: The Respiratory Ecosystem in Health and Disease
Debby Bogaert, MRC, University of Edinburgh
EBRC Seminar: Transcriptional heterogeneity and cell fate transitions
Christina Pina, University of Cambridge
EBRC Seminar: Establishment of Murine Expanded Potential Stem Cells
Pentao Liu, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
EBRC Seminar: Mechanics in endosome function and liver regeneration
Marino Zerial, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
EBRC Seminar: Developing Vaccine Technologies with Malaria
Adrian Hill, University of Oxford
EBRC Seminar: Understanding Macro Parasite Dynamics and Control (using simple mathematical models)
Rachel Norman, University of Stirling
EBRC Seminar: Optogenetic dissection of sleep circuits and function(s)
Antoine Adamantidis, University of Bern, Switzerland
EBRC Seminar: The World according to NARF
Dr Kellie Watson, Roslin Institute
Short Course in Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics
Short Course in Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics
Genetic Engineering in Food and Agriculture - What's Happening and Why?
Genetic Engineering in Food and Agriculture - What's Happening and Why?
Stress, steroids and sweet roots: a story of steroid metabolism
Professor Karen Chapman, University of Edinburgh
Genome-wide association studies in bacteria
Professor Sam Sheppard, Swansea University, UK
Visualising epigenetic changes
Professor Amanda Fisher, Imperial College London, UK
Genetics, diversity and control of poultry coccidiosis
Professor Fiona Tomley, Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, UK
The prion diseases - a global problem for animal and human health
Professor Jean Manson, The Roslin Institute
Systems Genetic Approaches to Coronary Artery Disease Towards Diagnostics and Therapies of Patients in Molecularly Defined Subcategories
Professor Johan Bjorkegren, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA