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This is a superlist combining all talks (from those lists on talks.cam) of interest to researchers in the School of Biological Sciences as well as the Clinical School. It also includes some occasional talks from other departments which have a strong Biological, Biochemical, Biophysics or Biomedical interest. If you would like your talk or list to be included please contact Duncan Simpson (drs45). This list is then syndicated elswhere within the University.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Duncan Simpson; jcjb; Gigi Moller. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

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Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Multi-scale models of organogenesis: Limb bud development

Hosts: Eugenia Piddini & Emma Rawlins

UserJames Sharpe, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 25 April 2017, 11:30-12:30

ARClub Talks

Hypersensitivity to low intensity fearful faces in autism when fixation is constrained to the eyes

UserDr Amandine Lassalle, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MGH / Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard Medical School.

HouseLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 10:30-11:30

Immunology in Pathology

Prof Jan Rehwinkel: Nucleic Acid Sensing by Innate Immune Receptors

Host: Dr Brian Ferguson (bf234@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Jan Rehwinkel, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Virology Seminars

Towards understanding the molecular mechanism(s) of IFITM-mediated restriction of viral entry

UserProf. Mark Marsh, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, UK.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Level 7, CIMR, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 12:00-13:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDan Klessig, Cornell University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

The genetic analysis of population-scale data

Host: Aylwyn Scally

UserProfessor Gil McVean, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 18:00-20:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Myelination in development and learning

UserClaudia Pama, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Nature & Frequency of antimicrobial resistance plasmid transfer in E. coli

UserScott Quainoo, Visiting Student at Dept Vet Med, from Radboud University, Netherlands, .

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 08:45-10:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

If external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building

UserErik Behrens National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 1.

ClockMonday 01 May 2017, 11:00-12:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Ritual, Community, and Conflict

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Harvey Whitehouse, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Immunology in Pathology

Dr David Komander: Studying non-existent ubiquitin chains

Host: Dr Brian Ferguson (bf234@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr David Komander, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 12:30-13:30

Craik Club

Explorations in computing motion and their implications for motion processing in monkey and man.

The host for this talk is Andrew Welchman (aew69@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Alan Johnston, University of Nottingham.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Parasitology Seminars

Wild Immunology

UserDr Simon Babayan, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Pathology.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Genetics Seminar

Coordination of spindle positioning and cell cycle progression in yeast

Host: Marco Geymonat

UserDr. Gislene Pereira, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 08:45-10:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar-title to follow

UserJennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institute of Health, Maryland, USA.

HouseMax Perutz Lecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biol.

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience

Decoding the population activity of grid cells for spatial localization and goal-directed navigation

UserAndreas V.M. Herz, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Munich and Faculty of Biology, LMU Muenchen.

HouseThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience.

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Architecture for Resilience - surviving earthquakes, tornadoes, fire and floods.

UserDr Emily So MEng CEng MICE, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, Director of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd..

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

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 19:30-21:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

A solid state conceptualization of information transfer from gene to message to protein

Hosts: John Gurdon & Meritxell Huch

UserSteven McKnight, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 09 May 2017, 11:30-12:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

If external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building

UserYvonne Firing, NOC, Southampton.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 11:00-12:00

Immunology in Pathology

Dr Tony Jackson: Protein neighbours and proximity proteomics

Host: Prof Jim Kaufman (jfk31@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr Tony Jackson, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 12:30-13:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

This is a CPPS sponsored seminar

UserA4F and Alison Smith.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

To be confirmed

All people external to CRUK CI needs to be booked as visitors. Please contact Kamila at least 24 hours prior the talk.Thank you.

UserDr Paz Polak.

HouseCRUK CI Room 009/009A.

ClockMonday 15 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Sperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives

This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chaucer Club

Title to be confirmed

UserHeidi Johansen-Berg (Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 18 May 2017, 15:30-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Michael Batemen, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 08:45-10:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Title to be confirmed

All people external to CRUK CI needs to be booked as visitors. Please contact Kamila at least 24 hours prior the talk.Thank you.

UserProf. Alexander Schliep.

HouseCRUK CI Room 009/009A.

ClockMonday 22 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

If external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building

UserHelen Mallet, University of East Anglia.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 11:00-12:00

Immunology in Pathology

Dr Sarah Teichmann: Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity

Host: Dr Nick Holmes (nh106@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 12:30-13:30

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

MYC and Metabolic Vulnerabilities of Cancer

UserChi Van Dang, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 18:00-20:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Genetic Investigations of Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Multiple Breeds of Dog

UserRebekkah Hitti, Animal Health Trust & Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 08:45-10:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Light sheet fluorescence microscopy for fast volumetric imaging of bio-samples

UserPablo Loza-Alvarez. Staff Scientist SLN Chief at ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences. Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Parasitology Seminars

Helminth-induced suppression of inflammation – a role for the gut microbiota?

UserDr Cinzia Cantacessi, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseDixon Room, Department of Pathology.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Foster Talks

Interplay between cellular senescence and reprogramming during tissue repair

UserProfessor Manuel Serrano, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid.

HouseHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 08:45-10:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Drops: A tool to structure materials

UserProf. Esther Amstad, EPFL. Soft Materials Laboratory.

HouseRayleigh seminar room, 2nd floor, Maxwell Building, Cavendish laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

UserLord Martin Rees OM FRS FREng FMedSci, Trinity College and Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Astronomer Royal..

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

ClockMonday 05 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Immunology in Pathology

Dr Maike de la Roche: Hedgehog Signalling in T cells

Host: Dr Louise Boyle (lhb22@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr Maike de la Roche, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 12:30-13:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

The healing power of hyaluronan!

UserDavid Williams, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 08:45-10:00

Immunology in Pathology

Prof Robyn Slattery: The Songlines between Scientific and Social Silos: A nomadic approach to Immunology teaching, learning and research

Host: Dr Nick Holmes (nh106@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Robyn Slattery, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

HouseGreaves Room, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 14 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserCigall Kadoch, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

UserDr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow & CDF Group Leader, Cancer Genome Project, Sanger Institute. .

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

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserBenita Turner-Bridge, PDN, University of Cambridge.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserXiaofei Yang, John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:00-20:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

If external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building

UserMarina Azaneu, University of East Anglia.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

ClockWednesday 28 June 2017, 11:00-12:00

ARClub Talks

Insights from oxytocin administration and fMRI studies in high functioning youth with ASD

UserIlanit Gordon, Senior Lecturer at Bar Ilan University, Department of Psychology and Gonda Brain Research Center.

HouseLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road.

ClockWednesday 05 July 2017, 10:30-11:30

ARClub Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Rebecca Lawson, Research Associate, Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London.

HouseLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road.

ClockWednesday 12 July 2017, 10:30-11:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserLiz Jaffee, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, USA.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 September 2017, 13:00-14:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

To be confirmed

All people external to CRUK CI needs to be booked as visitors. Please contact Kamila at least 24 hours prior the talk.Thank you.

UserProf. Tomas Marques Bonet.

HouseCRUK CI Room 009/009A.

ClockMonday 25 September 2017, 16:00-17:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosts: Daniel St Johnston & Julie Ahringer

UserRuth Lehman, Skirball Institute, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 26 September 2017, 11:30-12:30

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Title to be confirmed

All people external to CRUK CI needs to be booked as visitors. Please contact Kamila at least 24 hours prior the talk.Thank you.

UserDr Timothy Errington.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre (Room 001).

ClockMonday 02 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserTony Hyman, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosts: Julie Ahringer & Eric Miska

UserGeraldine Seydoux, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 11:30-12:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserTodd Golub, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosts: Eric Miska & Azim Surani

UserDónal O'Carroll, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Scotland .

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 11:30-12:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Emma Rawlins & Julie Ahringer

UserSophie Jarriault, IGBMC, Illkirch, France.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 11:30-12:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosts: Hansong Ma & Andrea Brand

UserPierre Leopold, Institut de Biologie Valrose (iBV), Nice, France.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2017, 11:30-12:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserAnil Sood, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Centre.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 December 2017, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosts: Meritxell Huch & Ben Simons

UserEduard Batlle, IRB, Barcelona, Spain .

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 11:30-12:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

The Anne McLaren Lecture

Hosts: Eric Miska & Steve Jackson

UserJennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley, USA.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 11:30-12:30

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