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SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Ashok Venkitaraman.

HouseLT1, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 20:00-21:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Analysing the transcriptome of cells: computational challenges and applications of single cell RNA-sequencing

UserDr Catalina Vallejos (MRC Biostatistics Unit & EMBL-EBI) & Dr Antonio Scialdone (EMBL-EBI).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein Folding Homeostasis

UserProfessor David Ron, MD, FMedSci, FRS | Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 19:30-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Campath-1H: how a famous antibody found its disease

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 18:00-19:00

Capitalism on the Edge

CAPITALISM ON THE EDGE - Inequality

UserRosamund Urwin (London Evening Standard) and Ben Phillips (ActionAid).

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 17:15-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

EDSAC Reborn: A computer detective story

UserDr Nigel Bennee FBCS, The EDSAC Replica Project, The National Museum of Computing.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 19:30-21:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Democracy and its Discontents

UserProfessor John Shattuck, Central European University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 17:30-19:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Sequencing Ebola virus in an insect filled tent; how real-time next generation sequencing aided the epidemic response.

UserProfessor Ian Goodfellow (Division of Virology, Department of Pathology) and Dr Matt Cotten (Sanger Centre).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease

UserProfessor Michele Vendruscolo, Centre for Misfolding Diseases, Department of Chemistry.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Evolution of life - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING

UserOrganisers: Professor Ray Goldstein FRS and Professor Simon Conway Morris FRS.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 09:00-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Open Data and Reproducibility

UserDr. Marta Teperek and Dr. Kirstie Whitaker.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 18:30-20:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Title tbc

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 16 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Probing the Polar Oceans

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, Deputy Head of Polar Oceans, British Antactic Survey.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 16 May 2016, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - title tbc

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - title tbc

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Resource Sharing, Organization, and Databases

UserChris Wilkinson, Tibor Auer and Rafael Carazo-Salas.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Landing on a Comet

UserProfessor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Science, The Open University.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 June 2016, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge. Geology walking tour.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet in front of the Round Church, CB2 1UB.

ClockThursday 16 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

CRISPR/Cas9 – the good, the bad and the ugly!

UserAlasdair Russell, Florian Merkle and Aisling Redmond.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 22 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

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