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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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Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Lung Cancer. Part 1. Patient pathway and Intervention; Part 2: Futurescape

UserDr Robert Rintoul, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Frank McCaughan, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry.

HouseOnline - Google Meet as below.

ClockThursday 15 April 2021, 09:30-10:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR webinar: Graphene and GaN - From Basic Science to Manufacturing Devices

UserProf Sir Colin Humphreys, Professor of Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London..

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 19 April 2021, 19:30-21:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer

UserProfessor Paul Pharoah, Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 22 April 2021, 09:30-10:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds - Multiple infectious diseases in an untravelled dog: True or False?

UserHarriet Hall, Lorraine Peschard, Alex Draper, Samantha Loane, Daniel Castillo, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 23 April 2021, 08:45-10:00

ARClub Talks

Health status and health care utilization among transition-age youth and adults on the autism spectrum

Please note that this talk is taking place from 3.30pm-4.30pm BST (due to daylight savings time change)

UserLisa Croen, Director Autism Research Program at Kaiser Permanente Northern California.

Househttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85130861934?pwd=c1l1czdNSFVaUzdtRDRPSlU3Q0VmZz09.

ClockMonday 26 April 2021, 15:30-16:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Genome regulation by long noncoding RNAs

Hosted by: Eric Miska & Julie Ahringer

UserHoward Chang, Stanford University Medical Center, USA.

HouseWebinar.

ClockMonday 26 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

Perutz Lecture 2021: The coming of age of de novo protein design

UserProfessor David Baker, Director of the Institute for Protein Design, University of Washington, USA .

HouseWebinar - https://zoom.us/j/92141784758?pwd=MC9UVVBLaUdkTkg4dDdJb2RRaGhmUT09.

ClockTuesday 27 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The role of transcription factors in cancer

User Dr Jason Carroll, CRUK Cambridge Institute.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Plant Sciences Seminar

UserKumari Billakurthi, Hibberd group.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Human Immunity – one cell at a time

Host: Anne Ferguson-Smith

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 13:30-14:30

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual Seminar: 'Statistical Inference with M-Estimators on Bandit Data’

If you would like to join this virtual seminar, please email alison.quenault@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk for more information.

UserKelly Zhang, Harvard University.

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 14:00-15:00

Foster Talks

Regulation of stem cell fate by niche-derived factors and forces.

UserSara Wickström, University of Helsinki.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Time-dependent rates of evolution in pathogens

UserTom McMahon, Dept of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Ultrasonography and photogrammetry: new approaches to the study of manta rays ecology

UserNiv Froman, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 08:45-10:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

User Hartmut Hellmer (Alfred Wegener Institute).

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2021, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Artificial Intelligence for identifying novel therapeutic targets, biomarkers and drug repositioning opportunities.

UserDr Namshik Han, Head of Computational Biology, Milner Therapeutics Institute.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Plant Sciences Seminar

UserProf Kerry Franklin, University of Bristol.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Genome regulation by ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling and phase-separation

Host: Rosana Collepardo-Guevara

UserProfessor Geeta Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR webinar: Sounding out wearable and audio data for health diagnostics.

UserProfessor Cecilia Mascolo, Professor of Mobile Systems, Department of Computer Science and Technology; Co-director for the Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, Cambridge University.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 19:30-21:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Kidney cancer: The most lethal urological malignancy

NB this lecture will not be recorded.

UserProf Grant Stewart, Dept of Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Plant Sciences Seminar

UserChris Lambing, Henderson group.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

The origin of mitochondrial DNA mutations: population genetics and disease

Host: Cahir O'Kane

UserProfessor Patrick Chinnery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 13:30-14:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Junior Clinical Training Scholar talks

UserJCTSs, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 08:45-10:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

User Elizabeth Yankovsky (New York University).

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2021, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Frontiers in paediatric cancer research

UserDr Suzanne Turner, Dept of Pathology, Cambridge University.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 20 May 2021, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Growing a sustainable bioeconomy

Plants@Cambridge Annual Virtual Seminar Series

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 20 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Junior Clinical Training Scholar talks

UserJCTSs, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 08:45-10:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Homeoboxes build the nervous system

Hosted by: Julie Ahringer & Andrea Brand

UserOliver Hobert, Columbia University, USA.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 25 May 2021, 15:00-16:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

he promise of proton therapy in Paediatric tumours

UserDr Thankamma Ajithkumar, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseOnline - Google Meet.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host – Richard Durbin

UserDr Karen Miga from Genomics Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 17:00-18:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Gene expression changes in prion-diseased transgenic Drosophila

UserAndrew Smith, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Longitudinal Study on HiC Data in Pig Farms

UserRuchita Balasubramanian, Dept of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 08:45-10:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Title to be confirmed

User Louis-Alexandre Couston (Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon).

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 02 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Rounds

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 08:45-10:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Gurdon Institute Postdoc Association (GIPA)

UserRachel Smith-Bolton, Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, University of Illinois, USA.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 08 June 2021, 14:30-15:30

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Chromatin Replication and Epigenome Maintenance

Hosted by: Julie Ahringer & Eric Miska

UserAnja Groth, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

HouseWebinar.

ClockMonday 14 June 2021, 11:00-12:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserMarcia Haigis, Harvard Medical School.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Gurdon Institute Postdoc Association (GIPA)

UserMonika Gullerova, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, UK.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 29 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserNikolaus Rajewsky, MDC Berlin.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 September 2021, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserSenthil Muthaswamy, Harvard.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 September 2021, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Hosted by: Emma Rawlins & Jenny Gallop

UserPrisca Liberali, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 05 October 2021, 11:00-12:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserElizabeth M Jaffee, John Hopkins.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 14 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserJim Norman, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 29 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

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 18 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserAndy Minn, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 16 December 2021, 13:00-14:00

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