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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. This list is syndicated elsewhere within the University.

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Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Title to be confirmed

UserKamila Naxerova, PhD, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Centre.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 28 November 2022, 14:00-15:00

Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience

The enigmatic and integrative claustrum

UserAdam Packer, Dept of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, Oxford.

HouseHodgkin-Huxley Seminar Room + Zoom.

ClockMonday 28 November 2022, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

An Overview of Rolls-Royce SMR.

User Tom Peacock, Component Lead, Steam Generator & Heat Exchangers, Rolls-Royce SMR..

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 28 November 2022, 19:30-21:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Olfactory cues in a changing world

This talk is hybrid - email the organisers for a Zoom link

UserJorg Hardege, University of Hull.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoolgy.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar: Mechanism and regulation P element transposition in Drosophila

UserDonald Rio, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

HouseIn person in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre (CB2 0QH) and via Zoom, link: https://mrc-lmb-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/94108711681?pwd=cXN4VGlQVHBZYkpMUVJ0SXV3emtaUT09.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2022, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

From rocks to RNA: Reconstructiong pathways in animal ontogeny and evolution

UserProf Andreas Wanninger (University of Vienna).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Motile behaviour and evolution of bacteria in antibiotic landscapes

Meetings are planned to take place in person. Seminars are principally for MPhil students. Please email the adminstrator should you wish to attend as a guest

UserNuno Miguel Oliveira, DPhil, BBSRC Discovery Fellow & Teaching Bye-Fellow in Zoology (Christ's College).

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2022, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

Defining genetic and environmental determinants of malaria transmission

This is a hybrid talk. You can attend in person or via zoom. See abstract for details

UserProf Matthew Marti. University of Glasgow..

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 30 November 2022, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer metabolism, a hallmark of cancer

UserProf Christian Frezza, CECAD Research Center, University Hospital Cologne.

HouseOnline via Zoom.

ClockThursday 01 December 2022, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Breaking the red limit: photosynthesis in far-red light

UserProfessor Roberta Croce, Free University, Netherlands.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockThursday 01 December 2022, 12:15-13:45

Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience

Neuroscience in artistic cartoons

UserPaul Apicella, Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, Marseille, France .

HouseSt John's College.

ClockMonday 05 December 2022, 18:30-00:00

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

Title to be confirmed

**This seminar is cancelled and will be rescheduled in 2023**

UserSerena Nik-Zainal, MRC Cancer Unit.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 08 December 2022, 13:00-14:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

BSU Seminar: "Statistical approaches for differential analyses on transcriptomics data"

This will be a free hybrid seminar. To register to attend virtually, please click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpdeyhqDkpGNx8J3-9zA6wsjWUf7ambbDW

UserDr Simone Tiberi, Universita di Bologna.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, East Forvie Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR.

ClockTuesday 13 December 2022, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

Schistosoma-gut microbiome interactions: Implications for the pathophysiology of the infection (and more?)

This is a hybrid talk. You can attend in person or via zoom. See abstract for details

UserAlba Cortéz Carbonell (Universitat de ValÚncia, Spain) .

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 14 December 2022, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Role of cellular senescence in cancer and ageing: therapeutic opportunities

UserDr Daniel Muñoz-Espin; Department of Oncology / Early Cancer Institute.

HouseTheo Chalmers Lecture Theatre (LT2) School of Clinical Medicine.

ClockThursday 15 December 2022, 09:30-10:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Rounds - Oncology

UserJane Dobson, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 06 January 2023, 08:45-10:00

Genetics Seminar

Genetic studies of epigenetic aging.

Host - Richard Durbin

UserProfessor Steve Horvath from Department of Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 January 2023, 14:00-15:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Provisional title: Bioinformatic analysis of T-cell antigen receptors as a novel diagnostic test for coeliac disease/ gluten sensitivity TBC

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserDr Elizabeth Soilleux, University Senior Lecturer/ Honorary Consultant in Pathology.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 18 January 2023, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Synthetic biology - TBC

UserProf. Tom Ellis, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 23 January 2023, 19:30-21:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Taking it up a Notch, building the body plan

UserProfessor Kim Dale, University of Dundee.

HouseIn Person.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2023, 11:30-12:30

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Provisional title: Computational image analysis for coeliac disease diagnosis TBC

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserDr Elizabeth Soilleux, University Senior Lecturer/ Honorary Consultant in Pathology.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2023, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer risk prediction

User Prof Antonis Antoniou, Dept of Public Health and Primary Care.

HouseWilliam Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine.

ClockThursday 26 January 2023, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Mitochondrial vesicles in immunology and evolution

Host - Hansong Ma

UserProfessor Heidi McBride from McGill University, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal, Quebec .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 26 January 2023, 14:00-15:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Does computational biology explain Fibonacci numbers in plants?

Meetings are planned to take place in person. Seminars are principally for MPhil students. Please email the adminstrator should you wish to attend as a guest

UserJonathan Swinton.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Alex Rowe (University of Edinburgh).

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 01 February 2023, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer virology

UserProfessor John Doorbar, Department of Pathology.

HouseWilliam Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine.

ClockThursday 02 February 2023, 09:30-10:30

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Research in the Goldman group: pandemic-scale phylogenetics, and new sequencing technologies

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserNick Goldman and Nicola De Maio, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Paul McVeigh (Queen's University, Belfast).

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 08 February 2023, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds - Medicine

UserNick Bexfield, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 10 February 2023, 08:45-10:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Mapping DNA replication stress in parasites and cancer cells with long-read sequencing and AI

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserDr. Michael A. Boemo, Research Group Leader, Department of Pathology.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Early cancer detection

UserProf Rebecca Fitzgerald, Early Cancer Institute.

HouseWilliam Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine.

ClockThursday 16 February 2023, 09:30-10:30

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Seeing the Unseen (TBC)

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserJordan P. Skittrall, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Virology and Honorary Specialty Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Medical Virology, Division of Virology, Department of Pathology.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Vicky Hunt (University of Bath).

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 22 February 2023, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Experimental cancer genetics

UserDr David Adams, Wellcome Sanger Institute.

HouseWilliam Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine.

ClockThursday 23 February 2023, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Mechanisms initiating neural differentiation

Host – Lara Busby

UserProfessor Kate Storey from School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 23 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Computational Biology in Drug Discovery

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserPhilippe Sanseau, GSK Senior Fellow, Head In Silico Target Biology, Computational Biology, Genomic Sciences.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

This is a hybrid talk. You can attend in person or via zoom. See abstract for details.

UserDr Richard Bartfai (Radboud Universiteit, The Netherlands) .

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 01 March 2023, 16:00-17:00

Genetics Seminar

Gene expression dynamics during the awakening of the zygotic genome

Host - Erik Clark

UserDr Mounia Lagha from Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier, France .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 02 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Discovering the gene networks that regulate hunger

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserKatherine Lawler, Research Associate Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Early Life Microbiomes and Long-Term Health

Host - Charlotte Houldcroft

UserDr Trevor Lawley from Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 09 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

This is a hybrid talk. You can attend in person or via zoom. See abstract for details

UserDr Goylette Chami.

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockThursday 09 March 2023, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds - Anaesthesia

UserIan Self, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 10 March 2023, 08:45-10:00

Computational and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2022 - 23

Towards a Mouse pan-genome: maximising the potential of mouse as an animal model

Our intention is to deliver all Seminars in person. Seminars are aimed mainly at MPhil CompBio students, but are open to anyone who wishes to attend by pre-booking with the Administrator

UserMohab Helmy, Postdoctoral Fellow (Keane research group) EMBL-EBI Cambridge.

HouseCMS, Meeting Room 15.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Bill Wickstead (University on Nottingham) .

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 22 March 2023, 16:00-17:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

This is a hybrid talk. You can attend in person or via zoom. See abstract for details

UserDr Roser Vento-Tormo (Wellcome Sanger Institute).

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 05 April 2023, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds - Cardiology

UserJose Novo Matos, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 21 April 2023, 08:45-10:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Cahir O'Kane

UserProfessor Serena Nik-Zainal from Early Cancer Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 27 April 2023, 14:00-15:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Antoine Claessens (University of Edinburgh).

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 03 May 2023, 16:00-17:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Richard Durbin

UserDr Hilary Martin from Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 04 May 2023, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Henrik Salje

UserProfessor Philippe Lemey from Clinical and Epidemiological Virology Rega Institute, K.U. Leuven .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 May 2023, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds - Oncology

UserJane Dobson, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 12 May 2023, 08:45-10:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Optics and biomechanics of the developing and ageing eye - TBC

UserProf. Barbara Pierscionek, Medical Technology Research Centre, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 15 May 2023, 19:30-21:00

Parasitology Seminars

TBC

UserDr Jessica Bryant (Institut Pasteur, Paris) .

HouseSeminar Room, Tennis Court Road, Dept of Pathology..

ClockWednesday 17 May 2023, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

JCTS PRESENTATIONS

UserJCTSs, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 02 June 2023, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

JCTS PRESENTATIONS

UserJCTSs, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 09 June 2023, 08:45-10:00

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