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Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life.

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Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Symposium on CRISPR/CAS editing in crops

UserProfessor Kan Wang (Iowa State University), Prof Wendy Harwood (John Innes), Dr Emma Wallington (NIAB).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 19 August 2019, 13:00-16:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Reprogramming plant cells for endosymbiotic infection

UserFernanda de Carvalho-Niebel (The Laboratory of Plant-Microbe Interactions, INRA-CNRS, Toulouse).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Arbuscular mycorrhiza development and function

UserCaroline Gutjahr, Technical University of Munich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

A rule based approach to Development

UserKim Sneppen (Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

If walls could talk: the evolution and adaptations of plant and algal cell walls

UserDr Zoë Popper, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Environment, Marine and Energy, NUI Galway.

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 27 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Experience in founding Cambridge Glycoscience

This is a CambPlants Industrial talk

UserPaul Dupree, Biochemistry & Tom Simmons.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CANCELLED-Genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening

Apologies, due to flight cancellation this talk will be rescheduled

UserJim Giovannoni, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University .

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cellular Trajectories in Root Regeneration

UserProfessor Kenneth D. Birnbaum, New York University.

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Understanding the Evolution of Seed Plant Reproductive Adaptations Through a Fern

UserDr Andrew Plackett (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 02 October 2018, 12:30-13:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Balancing acts in the control of plant cell reprogramming

UserDr Momoko Ikeuchi (RIKEN Centre for Sustainable Resource Science).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 25 September 2018, 15:15-16:15

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Mechanics and dynamics of cell to cell adhesion in plants

UserDr Stéphane Verger (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 September 2018, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Uncoupling the processes of development

UserDr Sarah Robinson (University of Bern) .

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 14 September 2018, 11:00-12:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Plant Metabolic Clusters – From Genetics to Genomics

Third "Enid MacRobbie Women in Science" lecture

UserAnne Osbourne, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

(Epi)genomic Diversity and the Regulatory DNA Landscape

Special Seminar

User Joe Ecker, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Salk Institute for Biological studies.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Evolution and Engineering of Plant-Microbe Symbioses

UserJean-Michel Ané (University of Wisconsin - Madison).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CANCELLED: How and why the growth and biomass varies across the tropics

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserYadvinder Malhi, Professor of Ecosystem Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing the global land resource

UserPete Smith, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Histone variants are essential for transmission of epigenetic information

UserDr Frederic Berger, The Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 29 June 2017, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cellular Dynamics and Signaling Molecules in Pollen Tube Guidance

UserDr Tetsuya Higashiyama, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University Japan.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 28 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CambPlants Industrial Talks

This is a CPPS sponsored seminar

UserDr Vitor Verdelo Viera, A4F and Professor Alison Smith, Plant Sciences.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

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

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Small RNAs as morphogen-like signals in plant development

UserProfessor Marja Timmermans (University of Tuebingen).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Climate Change and Nature Conservation

UserBrian Eversham, CEO, BCN Wildlife Trust.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Engineering Meiosis and Recombination to Unlock Genetic Diversity

CambPlants Industrial Talk

UserGiacomo Bastianelli, Meiogenix and Ian Henderson.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Deciphering the role of cell wall signalling in plant development

UserSebastian Wolf, Centre for Organismal Studies, Heidelberg University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 10:00-11:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The influence of flowering behaviour on plant architecture in perennials

UserMaria Albani, Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Beyond the rainbow: understanding the multiscale mechanisms of petal patterning

UserEdwige Moyroud, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Elucidating and re-wiring gene regulatory networks mediating plant defence

This talk is part of the Sainsbury Laboratory Seminar Series

UserProfessor Katherine Denby, University of York.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 19 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

CANCELLED Circadian clock function and organisation in Arabidopsis thaliana

UserPaloma Mas, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG-CSIC).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 24 June 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Supergenes, Sex and Sociality

UserLaurent Keller, University of Lausanne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

MscS-Like Mechanosensitive Ion Channels as Modular Sensors and Reporters of Membrane Tension

UserElizabeth Haswell, Washington University in St. Louis (SLCU Sabbatical Visitor).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

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

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Genes gone wild: Experimental evolution meets synthetic biology

UserRalph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Plant Molecular Biology.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Perturbation Analysis of LEAFY in the Floral Transition Network of Arabidopsis thaliana

UserGitanjali Yadav, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) New Delhi India.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Biophysical Seminars

Enhancing nanopore sensing with DNA nanotechnology

All welcome

UserUlrich F. Keyser, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge .

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 April 2016, 10:30-11:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Mapping main and interacting QTLs within the arabidopsis multiparent RIL (AMPRIL) population

3CS: The Cambridge Centre for Crop Sciences Inaugural Seminar

UserDr Korbinian Schneeberger, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

csl42's list

Green Labs Workshop @ Plant Sciences

User Martin Howes Department of Plant Sciences Energy Co-ordinator.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Cambridge .

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 14:00-16:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Expression homeostasis during DNA replication

UserNaama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Symmetry Matters in Gynoecium Development

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserLars Ostergaard, Head of Crop Genetics, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Remodeling root cells for AM symbiosis’

UserMaria Harrison, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

DIY Evolution - A Historian's Guide to Amateur Plant Breeding

Free & open to the public

UserHelen Anne Curry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 19:00-20:30

Collaboration Skills Initiative

Selling for researchers

Numbers are limited. Please indicate your interest by emailing the organiser, Jo Griffiths (jg393@cam.ac.uk)

UserMarcel Dissel.

HouseMoller Centre, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 10:00-16:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Non-genetic inheritance of phenotype in mammals

UserAnne Ferguson-Smith (University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative

Café Synthetique

RSVP via http://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-Synthetic-Biology-Meetup/events/219672607/

UserVeronica Grieneisen (John Innes Centre), Lewis Tanner (Isomerase Therapeutics Ltd).

HousePanton Arms, 43 Panton St, CB2 1HL .

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias: lessons from plants that don’t stay put

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Talk Cancelled (was 'Synthetic Biology')

This talk is cancelled.

UserDr. Jim Haseloff - Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Commonness and conservation: should we bother about the rare stuff?

UserSandy Knapp, Life Science Plants Division, Natural History Museum.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge-Africa Programme

Visiting African Fellows Research Showcase (in association with Hughes Hall, Cambridge)

UserFive researchers from Uganda and Ghana (see programme at http://africanshowcasenov11.eventbrite.co.uk).

HousePavillion Room, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB1 2EW.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 14:00-16:30

Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series

Mathematical modelling of a cereal killer: Modelling plant cell invasion by the rice blast fungus

Coupling Geometric PDEs with Physics for Cell Morphology, Motility and Pattern Formation

UserStyles, V (University of Sussex).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Newton Institute Gatehouse.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

29th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserProf. Steven Henikoff (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA); Prof. Craig Pikaard (Dept of Biology & Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

eph25's list

Placental adaptation: the role of fetal nutrient demand

UserDr Mark Dilworth, University of Manchester.

HouseAddenbrooke's CS Seminar Room 6.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

From bud set to bud break: molecular regulators of winter dormancy in trees

UserIsabel Marta Allona Alberich, Technical University of Madrid.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

How our Botanic Gardens Work (and how they can work for you)

UserDr Sam Brockington, Cambridge University Botanic Garden Curator.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

UserProfessor Tim Benton FSB,FLS, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.

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

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Dicing with Fate; the statistical physics of cell biology

Joint meeting with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 18:00-19:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Spatio-temporal organization of bacterial biofilms

UserDr Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Molecular control of cellular collectives

UserDr Hyun Youk (Delft University of Technology).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Henrik Jonsson (Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 09:00-10:00

Plant Sciences Talks

“Chemical Arms Race at Sea”: The role of virally-encoded auxiliary metabolic genes in shaping the marine environment

UserAssaf Vardi. Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 26 August 2015, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cell-based patterning in developing tissues

UserProfessor Marta Ibanes (University of Barcelona).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 25 August 2015, 10:00-11:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The emergence of positional information in ensembles of mouse ES cells

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias ( Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 August 2015, 15:30-16:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cell complexes: A general mathematical framework for modelling development in 1, 2 and 3 dimensions

UserProfessor Przemyslaw Prusinkiwicz (Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 August 2015, 14:30-15:30

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

How to make your research reproducible (5 selfish reasons to work reproducibly)

UserFlorian Markowetz & Gordon Brown (Cancer Research UK) & Stephen Eglen (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 08 July 2015, 18:30-20:00

Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School

Ignite 2015

UserVarious speakers and contributors.

HouseCambridge Judge Business School.

ClockSunday 05 July 2015, 09:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Connecting Biology to Mathematics by way of Symbolic Computing

UserProfessor Eric Mjolsness, Leverhulme visiting Professor.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 17 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Finding Patterns in Genes and Proteins

The Lecture will be preceded by a brief presentation by Bursary Student Siang Koh, entitled “It takes two to tango: Combination therapy in cancer”

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute/EMBL.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Understanding plant root developmental plasticity using cell type-specific genomics

UserMiriam Gifford, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Life Study – identifying pathways to health in early life

UserProfessor Carol Dezateux, Scientific Director and Principal Investigator of the Life Study, UCL Institute of Child Health.

HouseAddenbrooke’s Clinical School Seminar Room 3 please see http://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/info/seminar.shtml for directions.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 16:30-17:30

Food Futures in the World

Can GM crops help to feed the world?

Last talk of term!

UserProfessor Sir Brian Heap.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserJuheon Lee, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:30-15:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserPatrick Dickinson, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:00-14:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Paramutation in tomato

UserQuentin Gouil, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:00-12:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserAlexander Blackwell, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 15:00-15:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Fifty shapes of maize

UserRozi Vofely, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 12:00-12:30

Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative

Café Synthetique

Please RSVP via http://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-Synthetic-Biology-Meetup/events/219670945/

UserSarah O'Connor and Stephanie Brown (John Innes Centre, Norwich), Pakpoom Subsoontorn (University of Cambridge).

HousePanton Arms, 43 Panton St, CB2 1HL .

ClockMonday 20 April 2015, 18:00-20:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Role of vascular growth factors in pre-eclampsia

UserProfessor David Bates, Division of Cancer and Stem Cells, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham .

HouseBryan Matthew’s Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2015, 16:30-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Control of Arabidopsis Petal Growth

UserProfessor Vivian Irish, Yale University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Food Futures in the World

Resource competition: Supporting a growing population whilst reducing greenhouse gas emissions

UserDr Astley Hastings, Research Fellow, The School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing Innovation: an oxymoron?

CPPS Seminar

UserDavid Lawrence, Syngenta.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Bo Jacobsson, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Gotenburg Sweden.

HouseAddenbrooke’s F&G 5 please see http://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/info/seminar.shtml for directions.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 16:30-17:00

Food Futures in the World

Food Wastage and Global Food Security

UserDr Tim Fox, Head of Energy and Environment, Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Quantitative high spatiotemporal resolution imaging of biological processes

UserDr Melike Lakadamyali, NEST fellow, ICFO, Barcelona.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 14:00-15:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Can genomics impact forestry?

UserRichard Buggs, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Food Futures in the World

Feeding the world without costing the earth

UserProfessor Andrew Balmford, Professor of Conservation Science, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Seasonal flowering in annual and perennial plants

UserProfessor George Coupland (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Global Food Security

Sustainable Intensification: An Oxymoron?

UserChair: Professor Howard Griffiths, University of Cambridge.

HouseCurtis Auditorium, Clare College, University of Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 17:30-19:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH DAY

UserVarious.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 09:00-18:00

Caius MCR/SCR research talks

Sex and Death: Recombination and Immunity in Arabidopsis

UserDr Ian Henderson (University of Cambridge).

HouseSenior Parlour, Gonville & Caius College.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 21:00-21:30

British Antarctic Survey - Director's Choice

Fossil pollen and algae reveal Antarctica’s climate as the dinosaurs died out 66 million years ago

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

UserVanessa Bowman (British Antarctic Survey).

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, conference room.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 13:00-13:30

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

26th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Déborah Bourc'his; Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 18:00-19:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Exploring and Exploiting the RNA World in Plants and Animals

UserProf. David Baulcombe (Plant Sciences).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 18:15-19:15

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Preeclampsia research and follow-up in Utrecht

UserProfessor Arie Franx, Head of Obstetrics, University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands.

HouseBryan Matthew’s Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Science from a sheet of paper

UserDr Tadashi Tokieda, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Ad-ab boundaries: Organisers of plant development

UserDr Marcus Heisler, European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Dynamics of stem cell signalling pathways in plant meristems

UserProfessor Rüdiger Simon, Heinrich-Heine University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 10:00-10:45

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Chromatin and antisense transcript dynamics in seasonal timing

Enid MacRobbie Woman in Science Lecture

UserCaroline Dean, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Self organising developmental systems and evolution

UserDr Tom Bennett, Sainsbury Laboratory University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Big Data

Horizon 2020 Opportunities in Big Data

UserRenata Schaeffer, European Policy Manager, Research Operations Office.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 2, 8 Mill Lane .

ClockThursday 02 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Plant cell biology: endocytosis and cell signalling

UserDr Clara Sanchez Rodriguez, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 01 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Dave Natale, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Calgary.

HouseBryan Matthew’s Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 15 September 2014, 16:30-17:30

Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series

A Direct Coupling Coherent Quantum Observer

Quantum Control Engineering: Mathematical Principles and Applications

UserPetersen, I (UNSW Canberra, at ADFA).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Newton Institute.

ClockTuesday 05 August 2014, 09:45-10:25

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Planar and outer membrane polarity in the Arabidopsis root epidermis

UserMarkus Grebe, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 30 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Epigenetic control of cellular reprogramming in Arabidopsis

UserKeiko Sugimoto, Cell Function Research Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Epigenetic regulation by trxG and PcG in Arabidopsis

UserProfessor Zinmay Renee Sung, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 09 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

License to kill: The acquisition of cell death competency during plant development

UserMoritz K. Nowack, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 02 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

CRASSH

People and Plants: Material and Immaterial Transactions

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockThursday 26 June 2014, 09:00-18:00

DAMTP Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics

IPCC Climate Change 2014: Key Findings on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability in Asia and the Role of the Asian Network on Climate Science and Technology

http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/index.php?pageid=290&subid=7 note unusual venue

UserProf. Joy Pereira, Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 17:00-18:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Engineering crops for resistance to disease and tolerance of environmental stress

UserPamela C. Ronald, The Genome Center, University of California, Davis.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 14:30-15:30

Global Food Futures

Climate Change & Food Security Marketplace

UserDame Barbara Stocking, President of Murray Edwards College; Sir Jonathan Porritt, Founder of Forum for the Future.

HouseBuckingham House, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 09:00-15:30

Cambridge Global Food Security

Global Food Security - Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Attendance is free but registration is necessary

UserChair: Professor Chris Gilligan, Global Food Security Strategic Initiative.

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 09:30-13:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Microtubule array patterning in the axially growing hypocotyl cell

UserSidney Shaw, Indiana Molecular Biology Institute, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 04 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

RNA: self vs non-self

UserEric Miska, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The Transformational Role of Plants in Meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from https://zero-hunger.eventbrite.co.uk

UserProfessor M S Swaminathan.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockSaturday 17 May 2014, 14:00-15:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Food Security, Biotechnology and Genetic Modification-A Mature Conversation

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from http://food-security.eventbrite.co.uk

UserProfessor Ottoline Leyser (Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory) Professor Andy Stirling (Professor of Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex) Doctor Emmanuel Okogbenin (Director of Technical Operations, African Agricultural Technology Founda.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Evolution and development of early land plant rooting systems

UserProf Liam Dolan, Sherardian Professor of Botany, University of Oxford.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Global Food Security

Sustainable Agriculture Development Seminar

This event is led by the Tropical Agriculture Association

UserDr Willem Stoop (University of Wageningen) and Dr Amir Kassam (FAO and Reading University) .

HouseHughes College, Pavilion Room, Cambridge CB1 2EW.

ClockMonday 12 May 2014, 14:00-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Seeing the invisible - UV-B perception and signalling in plants

UserRoman Ulm, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

On the origins of mycorrhizal symbioses

UserMartin Bidartondo, Division of Biology, Imperial College London & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

ABC Transporters involved in phytohormone transport

UserEnrico Martinoia, Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

To grow or not to grow - auxin-dependent differential growth regulation

UserJürgen Kleine-Vehn, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Talking with the neighbours: Understanding spatial accommodation in plant development

User Joop E.M. Vermeer, Department of Plant Molecular Biology (DBMV), University of Lausanne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 09 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Understanding and engineering salinity tolerance in crop plants

UserMark Tester, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 31 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Scientific wine tasting with Luke Webster

Part of the Cambridge Science Festival 2014. £10 but FULLY BOOKED!

UserLuke Webster.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 19:30-21:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Wheat breeding for sustainable productivity, an oxymoron waiting to happen?

This is a CPPS seminar - note the time change

UserRichard Summers (RAGT).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Darwin Society

Quantum effects in biology and organic materials: photosynthesis, solar cells and nanomachines.

This talk is free and open to all, and will be followed by refreshments. No registration is necessary.

UserDr. Alex Chin, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Sympatric speciation on islands

This is a Sporne seminar. Venue = Sainsbury Lab

UserVincent Savolainen (Imperial College, London).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Innovation Forum

Innovation Leaders Conference

UserInnovation Forum Cambridge.

HouseGillespie Centre, Claire College, Cambridge, UK.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 08:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Hybrid corn and endangered maize: historical perspectives on the conservation of plant genetic resources

UserDr Helen Curry; Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Regulation of early receptor kinase-mediated innate immune signalling

Graduate-invited lecture

UserCyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Global Food Futures

Hasn’t the time come for some brave new thinking on food management?

Please visit https://newthinkingonfoodmanagement.eventbrite.co.uk to register.

UserDr Andrew MacMillan, former Director of Field Operations at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms (Room 4), University of Cambridge, 1 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB21.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 17:30-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Ralf Dechend, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine and the Charité Medical Faculty, Berlin.

HouseBryan Matthews Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

How biotrophic fungi manipulate their hosts: new functions of effectors

UserRegina Kahmann (Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Commercialisation Seminar Series

Commercialising your research via consultancy

Lunch will be provided. Please reply to tm487@cam.ac.uk to express your interest in attending so that we can estimate the numbers required for lunch by 15 Jan 2014.

UserCambridge Enterprise and Engineering Department.

HouseOatley Meeting Room, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 12:00-14:00

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Remodeling the prepartum cervix: do macrophages open the gate for parturition?

UserProfessor Steve Yellon Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor Centre for Reproductive Health University of Edinburgh, Professor of Physiology and Associate Director Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine .

HouseBryan Matthews Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

CTR (Centre for Trophoblast Research) Seminar Series

Making a fetus grow and the consequences of getting it wrong

UserDr Jacqueline Wallace Rowett Institute of Health and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen .

HouseATC Seminar room 3, Addenbrooke’s.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 16:30-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Plant - microbe interactions: when evolution joins the party

UserPierre-Marc Delaux, University of Wisconsin, Madison; USA.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 11:00-12:30

euroscicon

Applications for Synthetic Biology in Industrial Biotechnology

UserProfessor Robert Edwards , Chief Scientist, The Food and Environment Research Agency.

HouseCineworld: The O2, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0DX.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 09:00-17:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Fat fish are a forest product

UserDr Andrew Tanentzap (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

CUED Control Group Seminars

Minimum Seeking for Unstable Unmodeled Systems

UserProfessor Miroslav Krstic, University of California, San Diego.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3B.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Inversion and perversion in biomechanics: from microscopic anisotropy to macroscopic chirality

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will start at 2.30pm and is held in LR4

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, University of Oxford.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:30-15:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Strategies of microorganisms to conquer plant tissues

UserSebastian Schornack (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

On time delivery - the challenge of intracellular transport logistics

UserAnja Geitmann, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Montreal.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The Plant Immune System and Root Microbiome

UserProf. Jeff L. Dangl.John N. Couch Professor.HHMI and Dept. of Biology.Carolina Center for Genome Sciences.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Research Seminars

Open Microscope

UserChris McNicol, David Purdie, James Ritchie, Thomas Roddick and Marco Selvi.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 13:30-13:55

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Addressing the wheat yield plateau

CPPS seminar to be held at 4pm, with tea-room networking afterwards.

UserTina Barsby (National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Postdocs of Cambridge (PdOC) Society

Sustainable Energy - from academia to Whitehall

UserProf David MacKay ( Regius Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change).

HouseAuditorium, Robinson College.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Light and hormonal control of plant development: Application of the knowledge gained in Arabidopsis to crops.

UserSalomé Prat Spanish National Centre for Biotechnology (Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CNB).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

The genotype-phenotype map in Arabidopsis

This event will be held in the Sainsbury Laboratory

UserMagnus Nordborg (The Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Global Food Futures

Launch of the Global Food Futures Year

UserDr Camilla Toulmin, Director of the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory University of Cambridge, Bateman Street.

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 18:00-20:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Genetic control of vascular development in plants

UserProf Ykä Helariutta, Research Director, University of Helsinki .

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 12 September 2013, 16:00-17:00

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