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Craik Club

Visual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms

UserDr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, Cambridge.

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

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Immunology in Pathology

Fish 'n' HIFs: Hypoxia signalling in zebrafish models of infection and inflammation

Host: Dr Naomi McGovern (nm390@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr Philip Elks, University of Birmingham .

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The role of transcription factors in cancer

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Walid Khaled, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Role of the endosomal network in cell and tissue organization

Host: Alfonso Martinez-Arias

UserProfessor Marino Zerial from Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Bridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:30

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

Cellular Conversations that Control Cancer

***Please note this seminar is on a Friday***

UserThea D Tlsty, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Pathology, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0511.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

The Anne McLaren Lecture: The blastocyst and its stem cells; from mouse to human relevance

Hosted by: Azim Surani & Emma Rawlins

UserJanet Rossant, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2019, 11:30-12:30

Immunology in Pathology

Regulators of chicken B cell development – basic research and application

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

UserDr. Sonja Härtle, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Modality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations

PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserProfessor Charles Fernyhough, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Biological and Clinical Features of High Grade Serious Ovarian Cancer

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr James Brenton, CRUK Cambridge Institute.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 09:30-10:30

Clinical Neurosciences Seminars

TBC

UserEast of England Research Interest Group - Parkinson's UK.

HouseJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Genetics Seminar

Think Global Act Local: do local morphological changes influence differentiation of pluripotent cells?

Host: Ben Steventon

UserDr Sally Lowell from Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Chaucer Club

Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain

UserMatt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

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

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 15:30-17:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar Series - Title TBC

UserDavid Rudner, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School.

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

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Simon Watt, Bangor University.

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

ClockTuesday 07 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Immunology in Pathology

Antigen receptor repertoires and specificities at single-cell resolution

Host: Dr Bidesh Mahata (bm11@sanger.ac.uk)

UserDr Mike Stubbington, 10X Genomics.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Parasitology Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Karl Hoffmann, Aberystwyth University.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Pathology.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Kidney cancer: the most lethal urological malignancy

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend

UserDr Grant Stewart, Department of Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

A new force awakens: comparative approach to tissue morphogenesis in insects

Host: Berta Verd

UserDr Pavel Tomancak from Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden .

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 08:45-10:00

Zangwill Club

Neural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gene eating

UserDr. Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate, Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 19:30-21:00

Immunology in Pathology

Adaptive immunity in wild songbirds

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

UserProfessor Helena Westerdahl, Lund University,Sweden.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserProfessor Paul Pharoah, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology .

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 09:30-10:30

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar Series - Modifications of RNA: their function and role in cancer

UserTony Kouzarides, PhD FRS FMedSci, Professor of Cancer Biology, Cancer Research UK Gibb Fellow, Director of the Milner Therapeutics Institute, Member of the Department of Pathology.

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

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Transposable elements as catalysts of cellular innovation

Hosted by: Eric Miska & Azim Surani

UserCédric Feschotte, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 11:30-12:30

Clinical Neurosciences Seminars

TBC

UserRosa Chiara Paolicelli, University of Lausanne.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Narrative in neuroscience: evolutionary approach as a teaching tool

UserDr Derek Tracy, Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London; Senior Lecturer, King's College, London.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Shedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Spatio-temporal dynamics of cell fate specification and differentiation in the zebrafish embryo

Hosted by: John Gurdon & Philip Zegerman

UserPhilip W Ingham, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Imperial College London - Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 11:30-12:30

Immunology in Pathology

Title to be confirmed

Host: Dr Bidesh Mahata (bm11@sanger.ac.uk)

UserDr David Withers, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Birmingham.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Parasitology Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Jean-Mathieu Bart, Institute of Research for Development, France.

HouseGreaves Room, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The clinical and biological basis of prostate cancer - from diagnosis to personalised therapy

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserMr Vincent Gnanapragasam, Department of Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 09:30-10:30

Clinical Neurosciences Seminars

TBC

UserBryan Jones - University of Utah.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Dementia: can we PROTECT our Cognitive Health?

UserProfessor Clive Ballard, Professor of Age-related Diseases, College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 12:30-13:30

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar Series - The 100,000 genomes project and beyond

UserTim Hubbard, Professor of Bioinformatics & Head of Department, King’s College London.

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

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Neuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

ARClub Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserDr John Herrington, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

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

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 10:30-11:30

Immunology in Pathology

Uterine immunity one cell at a time

Host: Dr Bidesh Mahata (bm11@sanger.ac.uk)

UserDr Roser Vento-Tormo, Wellcome Sanger Institute.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Brain tumours: demographics, presentation, diagnosis, treatment

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserMr Thomas Santarius, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 09:30-10:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserRasiqh Wadud, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserMichelle Miniter, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 08:45-10:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Clinical Treatment and Cancer Stem Cell Biology in Malignant Glioma

These talks are aimed at first year MRes/PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Harry Bulstrode - Neurosurgeon, Department of Clinical Neuroscience.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 09:30-10:30

Cambridge Virology Seminars

Studying viruses in people using mathematics

UserDr Chris Illingworth ( Department of Genetics, Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Anne-Laura van Harmelen, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 12:30-13:30

Chaucer Club

Talk title tbc

UserRebecca Lawson (Dept of Psychology, Cambridge).

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

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 15:30-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLecture Theatre 2.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 08:45-10:00

Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)

Digitally Distracted

UserDr Duncan Brumby, University College London (UCL).

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

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Paediatric Malignancies

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Amos Burke, Clinical Consultant - Department of Paediatric Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 09:30-10:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The childhood cancer genome

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Sam Behjati - Research Fellow in Medical Sciences and Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Department of Paediatrics and WTSI.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 20 June 2019, 09:30-10:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserChris Sander, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cellular signalling networks in colon cancer and the models to study them. A basic research perspective

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Marc de la Roche, Lecturer - Department of Biochemistry.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 27 June 2019, 09:30-10:30

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

Understanding the parent-infant social connection through interpersonal neuroscience

UserDr Victoria Leong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 27 June 2019, 12:30-13:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Lung Cancer: Part 1. Patient pathway and intervention. Part 2. Lung Cancer: Futurescape

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Robert Rintoul -Clinical Consultant, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and Dr Frank McCaughan-Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow / Honorary Consultant,Department of Biochemistry School of Clinical Medicine .

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 04 July 2019, 09:30-10:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Diagnostics and patient pathways in pancreatic cancer

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Raaj Praseedom - Consultant HPB-Transplant Surgeon, Lead clinician for the East of England Specialist HPB Specialist Multidisciplinary Team..

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 11 July 2019, 09:30-10:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Diagnostics and patient pathways in pancreatic cancer

These talks are aimed at first year PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Raaj Praseedom.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 11 July 2019, 09:30-10:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The AKT inhibitor Capivasertib (AZD5363): From Discovery to Clinical Proof of Concept

These talks are aimed at first year MRes/PhD students but all are welcome to attend.

UserDr Barry Davies - Director, Clinical and Translational Scientific Alliances, AstraZeneca.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 18 July 2019, 09:30-10:30

Clinical Neurosciences Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserGabriel Balmus, University of Cambridge.

HouseJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building.

ClockThursday 18 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

MicroRNAs as circulating biomarkers in cancer

UserDr Matthew Murray - Academic Consultant Paediatric Oncologist.

HouseClinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

ClockThursday 25 July 2019, 09:30-10:30

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Anna Obenauf from Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre (Room 001).

ClockMonday 16 September 2019, 13:00-14:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

LMB Seminar Series Perutz Lecture - The enigmatic TMEM16 family

UserLily Jan, ack and DeLoris Lange Professor of Molecular Physiology at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

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

ClockThursday 19 September 2019, 16:00-17:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserAnjana Rao, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 September 2019, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

***Please note this seminar is on a Friday***

UserChristopher Vakoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Emma Rawlins & Steve Jackson

UserArturo Londoño-Vallejo, Institut Curie, Paris, France.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2019, 11:30-12:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Hansong Ma & Eric Miska

UserHiten Madhani, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 10:30-11:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserValerie M Weaver, University of California, San Francisco.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserJudith Campisi, The Buck Institute for Research on Ageing .

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Philip Zegerman & Eric Miska

UserLori Passmore, MRC-LMB, Cambridge.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 11:30-12:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserAmos Tanay, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Hansong Ma & Eric Miska

UserHarmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2020, 11:30-12:30

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