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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.

83 upcoming talks and 9065 talks in the archive: show first 500.

British Antarctic Survey

SO-AntEco: Contributing information and scientific advice to the CCAMLR South Orkney Islands MPA review

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

User Madeleine Brasier, University of Liverpool and Natural History Museum, London .

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Room 307.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 14:00-15:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

“Identifying and evaluating personalised treatment recommendations”

UserProf Richard Emsley, Centre for Biostatistics, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 14:30-15:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Seasonal changes in Circumpolar Deep Water in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica, using seal-borne tags

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

BRC Seminar Series

"Polymerase Chain Reaction: Methods, Principles and Application"

UserDr Romina Vuono, John Van Geest Centre For Brain Repair, University of Cambridge, Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge.

HouseHerchel Smith Building Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

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 Oncology Seminar Series

'Analyses for Rule-Based Models of Cellular Signalling'

SPECIAL COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR - Host by: Dr Ben Hall

UserDr Jean Yang, Assistant Professor,Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh USA .

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7), Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserLia Chappell, Sanger Institute.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

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

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserAnanthanarayanan Kumar, MRC-LMB.

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.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, 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

Cambridge Oncology Seminar Series

‘Exploring and exploiting aberrant self-fate programs in leukemia’

Host: Sakari Vanharanta (Hutchison/MRC talk)

UserDr Johannes Zuber, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7), Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

ClockTuesday 06 June 2017, 11:30-12:30

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

TBA

UserProf Leticia Aviles (University of British Columbia).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 06 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

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

UserDr Christian Buckingham (British Antarctic Survey).

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 11:00-12:00

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

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

TBC

UserErik Clark (University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

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

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

Mammalian SWI/SNF (BAF) complex structure and function in human cancer

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

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

BRC Seminar Series

"In Vivo Glia-to-Neuron Conversion For Brain Repair"

If you would like to meeti with Professor Chen please contact Nicole on nh481@cam.ac.uk to arrange a time before or after the seminar

UserGong Chen,Professor and Verne M. Willaman Chair in Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University.

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockTuesday 20 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

British Antarctic Survey

The 2016 K-axis Voyage: A Salpa thompsoni goldmine

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

UserPaige Kelly, Australian Antarctic Division.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 1.

ClockTuesday 20 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: Geology walking tour.

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact RSC/SCI to book. Details available shortly.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:30-21:00

Craik Club

Investigating the residual visual pathways following damage to primary visual cortex

UserDr Holly Bridge (FMRIB Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford).

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

ClockMonday 26 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Inferring the Evolutionary History of Cancers: Statistical Methods and Applications

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 Andrew Roth, Ludwig Cancer Research, University of Oxford .

HouseCRUK CI Room 009/009A.

ClockTuesday 27 June 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

UserMarina Azaneu, University of East Anglia.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

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

British Antarctic Survey

A year in the life of the minutiae in a changing Arctic Ocean

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

UserBryan Wilson, University of Bergen.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 1.

ClockWednesday 28 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

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

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

UserAlessandro Silvano, University of Tasmania.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2.

ClockWednesday 19 July 2017, 11:00-12:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Res-Shyan Liu, National Yang-Ming University Medical School.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 21 July 2017, 08:45-10:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Evolution of limb and fin regeneration

UserAssociate Professor Igor Schneider (Federal University of Pará).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 26 July 2017, 13:00-14:00

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

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Tony Kouzarides & Eric Miska

UserAsifa Akhtar, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology & Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 11:30-12:30

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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