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Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity

These talks are aimed at Masters and first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserProfessor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology.

HouseOnline (see Google Meet link below).

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 09:30-10:30

Clinical Neurosciences Seminars

Chromatin remodelling determines cell-type specific Notch activity in the developing mouse brain

UserDr Jelle van den Ameele, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom (link given in Abstract).

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Working Memory 2.0

UserEarl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Non-racism and Toxic Interaction Theory in Mental Health Practice: Professional responsibility in the light of systemic racism

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserHari Sewell, Director, HS Consultancy.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual Seminar: 'PROGRESS in sample size calculations for clinical prediction model research'

If you would like to join this virtual seminar, please email: research_admin@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk for more information.

UserProfessor Richard Riley, Centre for Prognosis Research, School of Medicine, Keele University.

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockTuesday 08 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

Translation defects and neurological disease

UserSusan L Ackerman, PhD. Professor, Cellular and Molecular Biology Steven W. Kuffler Chair of Biology University of California San Diego USA/HHMI.

HouseWebinar - https://zoom.us/j/95280655660?pwd=RzhzSlQvWXFVS1dVdURPUUxocElkQT09 Passcode: 628922.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2020, 16:00-17:00

Computational Neuroscience

The covariance perceptron: Theory and application to reservoir computing

UserMatthieu Gilson, Sofia Lawrie (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

HouseOnline on Zoom.

ClockWednesday 09 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Exploring the role of the tumour microenvironment: what do the other cells do?

These talks are aimed at Masters and first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Jacqui Shields, MRC Cancer Unit.

HouseOnline (see Google Meet link below).

ClockThursday 10 December 2020, 09:30-10:30

Zangwill Club

[NEW DATE:11th of December] Old wine in new skins: a fresh look at cognitive control development

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Nikolaus Steinbeis, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 11 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual Seminar: ‘The DURATIONS design: a practical trial design to optimise treatment duration’

If you would like to join this virtual seminar, please email: research_admin@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk for more information.

UserDr Matteo Quartagno, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UCL.

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockTuesday 15 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

Making connections- brains and other complex systems

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Aaron Alexander-Bloch.

HouseOnline.

ClockTuesday 15 December 2020, 15:00-16:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Systemic anti-cancer therapy

These talks are aimed at Masters and first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Gary Doherty, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseOnline (see Google Meet link below).

ClockThursday 17 December 2020, 10:00-11:00

Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience

The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis – Gut Feelings About the Brain

Please email mkp38@cam.ac.uk for the Zoom link for this talk.

UserJohn Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland .

HouseOnline via zoom.

ClockMonday 21 December 2020, 16:00-17:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The End of the World (again) .... or, Lessons from the Black Death

UserProfessor John Robb, Professor of European Prehistory, University of Cambridge Department of Archaeology.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 11 January 2021, 19:30-21:00

Making connections- brains and other complex systems

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Olaf Sporns.

HouseOnline.

ClockTuesday 12 January 2021, 15:00-16:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

UserSpeakers from Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 15 January 2021, 08:45-10:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

The Phenotypic Spectrum of Neurodevelopmental Copy Number Variants

chair: Dr Shahid Zaman

UserDr Kimberly Kendall, Cardiff University .

House Webinar (via Zoom online).

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 12:30-13:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Multitrophic metabolism underlies plant-nematode interactions

UserFrank C. Schroeder, Cornell University.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Cone subtype specification in human retinal organoids

Host: Hansong Ma

UserDr Robert Johnston, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Foster Talks

TBC

UserFlora Vaccarino, Yale University.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserConstanza Toro-Valdivieso, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserJavier Castillo-Olivares Pallardo, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 08:45-10:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Alexandra Pitman, University College London .

House Webinar (via Zoom online).

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 12:30-13:30

Genetics Seminar

Genomic Scope of Adaptive Mutations in the Face of Environmental Challenges

Host: John Welch

UserDr Sally Otto, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserDaniel Castillo Castagneto, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Cryptic susceptibility of major MRSA lineages to potentiated penicillins

UserIbrahim Ba, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 08:45-10:00

Foster Talks

Will the Real Preeclampsia Patient Please Stand Up?

User Brian Cox, University of Toronto.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

Usertbc.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 08:45-10:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Hunt for Exoplanets

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 19:30-21:00

Computational and Systems Biology

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Arun Prasad Pandurangan.

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Defining intrinsic determinants of regeneration ability and inability.

Host: Ben Steventon

UserProfessor Elly Tanaka, IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 February 2021, 13:30-14:30

Computational and Systems Biology

Regulation of gene expression and genome organisation

UserProf. Julie Ahringer (The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Frank Jiggins

UserDr Patricia Wittkopp, Biological Science Building, University of Michigan.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 18 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserSebastian Bruchman, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Follow-up TPLO radiography: ‘belts and braces’ or a victim of tradition?

UserAkash Alexander, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 08:45-10:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserMara Sherman, OHSU.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Campylobacter in the food chain: Survival

UserEmily Stoakes, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserRebekah Knight, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 08:45-10:00

Computational and Systems Biology

The genomes of transmissible cancers

UserProf. Elizabeth Murchison (University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Coping with Mechanical Stress: Tissue dynamics in development and repair

Host: Hansong Ma

UserDr Yanlan Mao, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 13:30-14:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Understanding and improving regulation of photosynthesis

Time to be confirmed

UserKrishna Niyogi, Berkeley.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 15:00-16:00

Foster Talks

TBC

UserRoberto Mayor, UCL.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 08:45-10:00

Genetics Seminar

PP2A-B55 inhibitors Arpp19 and ENSA define the cell cycle program by controlling the temporal pattern of protein phosphorylation

Host: Helene Rangone-Briatte

UserDr Anna Castro, CRBM-CNRS, Montpellier .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 13:30-14:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserLuca Shiavo, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserGemma Murray, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 08:45-10:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Claire Gillan, Trinity College Dublin .

House Webinar (via Zoom online).

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 12:30-13:30

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserShirley Liu, Dana Farber.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Foster Talks

Memory, learning, and control of cognitive representations

UserAndre Fenton, New York University.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

Please note this seminar is on a Friday

UserJim Norman, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 23 April 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Anne Ferguson-Smith

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 13:30-14:30

Foster Talks

Regulation of stem cell fate by niche-derived factors and forces.

UserSara Wickström, University of Helsinki.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Rosana Collepardo-Guevara

UserProfessor Geeta Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 17:00-18:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Cahir O'Kane

UserProfessor Patrick Chinnery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 13:30-14:30

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserMarcia Haigis, Harvard Medical School.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserNikolaus Rajewsky, MDC Berlin.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 September 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserSenthil Muthaswamy, Harvard.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 September 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserElizabeth M Jaffee, John Hopkins.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 14 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserAmos Tanay, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer

Title to be confirmed

UserAndy Minn, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 16 December 2021, 13:00-14:00

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