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Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils

UserElizabeth Murchison, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge Veterinary School.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The behavioural ecology of bacteria in infection

UserDr. Ashleigh S. Griffin, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Raising the whale: defining zoology at Cambridge

UserProf Jim Secord, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Spatial homogeneity of seagrass faunal biodiversity

UserPr. Richard S K Barnes, Department of Zoology, Cambridge.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

‘Of mice and men -­ and birds, too: how to pack lots of neurons in tiny brains, and why that should matter

UserPr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

"Transforming an 800 year old University to make it even better"

UserProfessor Jeremy Sanders, Pro-Vice Chancellor of The University of Cambridge.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Haeckel's Embryos: Images, Evolution and Fraud

UserDr. Nick Hopwood - Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Going for Gold

UserProfessor Tom Welton, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution

UserRebecca Stott (University of East Anglia, Norwich).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Studies on the evolutionary and functional morphology of mammalian ear ossicles

UserProf Dr Wolfgang Maier (Chair of Systematic Zoology (emeritus) University of Tübingen).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, New Museum Site.

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

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Museums and Science

UserIan Owens (Natural History Museum, London).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Ephrin and netrin synergy in spinal motor neuron axon guidance

UserDr. Artur Kania, Neural Circuit Development research unit Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Microtubule assemblers

UserRob Cross, Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology,Warwick Medical School .

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Coordinating developmental timing with tissue growth

UserDr Alisson Gontijo, Instituto de Neurociencias, CSIC-UMH Unidad de Neurobiología del Desarrollo, Alicante.

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

ClockThursday 31 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Without a leg to stand on: locomotion in the earliest "land" animals

UserDr Stephanie Pierce, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge and The Royal Veterinary College, London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The physics of bird coloration

UserProfessor Doekele Stavenga, University of Groningen, NL..

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 26 April 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Strategies to ensure robustness in genome replication

UserProf. Julian Blow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation & Expression, University of Dundee.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Organogenesis during planarian regeneration

UserDr Jochen Rink, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The role of mitochondrial DNA in neuronal development and neurodegeneration

UserDr Joseph Bateman, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King's College London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Local coordination of cell polarity through cell-cell interactions

UserProfessor David Strutt - MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, University of Sheffield.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Dynamics of mammalian chromosome evolution

UserAurora Ruiz Herrera, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Nano-scale pathfinders: how kinesins move along the microtubule

UserZeynep Oekten, Institute for Cell Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

NO TEA TALK (Peter Lawrence Symposium)

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 00:00-00:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Genetic basis of group dynamics in Drosophila

UserJoel Levine, Department of Cell & Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Canada.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

ECTOPIC SEMINAR: Projecto PalNiassa: New fossils from Mozambique

UserRui Castanhinha, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Museu da Lourinhã, Portugal.

HouseBasement Seminar Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockMonday 03 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Electrolyte and water transport by the Drosophila midgut

UserSubrata Tripathi, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.

HouseBasement Seminar Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 07 July 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Trying to make sense of all that nonsense (-mediated mRNA decay)

UserOliver Mühlemann, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Berne, Switzerland.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 09 June 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The development and modulation of amphibian motor control systems

UserKeith Sillar, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Scotland.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Genetics and physiology of growth in Drosophila

UserPierre Leopold, Institute of Developmental Biology and Cancer, University of Nice, France.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 26 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Mechanisms of Hedgehog signalling in Drosophila epithelia

UserIsabel Guerrero, Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

From mice to molecules: the genetic basis of adaptation

UserHopi Hoekstra, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 05 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Transient population dynamics: implications for life history, evolution and conservation

UserStuart Townley, School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, University of Exeter.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

foraging: from nature to molecule

UserMarla Sokolowski, University of Toronto, Canada.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Neural and mechanical mechanisms of multifunctionality

UserHillel Chiel, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The origin and evolution of vision

UserDan Nilsson, Lund University, Sweden.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Epithelial repair in Drosophila

UserAntonio Jacinto, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The Drosophila intestinal epithelium as an immune barrier: from steady-state to pathology

UserBruno Lemaitre, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The evolution of transcriptional regulation

UserDuncan Odom, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

mRNA localisation at the neuromuscular junction

UserAlejandra Gardiol, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 03 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Cell competition through growth factor signalling

UserEugenia Piddini, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Mammalian phylogenomics and evolution: where are we and what is next?

UserFrederic Delsuc, CNRS, Universite Montpellier II, France.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Control of sexual differentiation and behavior by the doublesex gene in Drosophila melanogaster

UserStephen Goodwin, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Why pain gets worse - the molecular basis of sensitization

UserPeter McNaughton, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Seeing in the dark: Vision and visual behaviour in nocturnal insects

UserEric Warrant, Department of Cell and Organism, University of Lund.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Is life impossible? Information, sex and the origin of complex organisms

UserJoel Peck, Department of Biology and Environmental Science, University of Sussex.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Potassium channel and Calcium signalling in Drosophila learning

UserJames Hodge, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Homeostatic growth in the Drosophila intestine

UserBruce Edgar, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 16 September 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

p38 SAPK signaling protects the Drosophila larval hindgut against chronic stress

UserHugo Stocker, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 03 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Specification of muscle identity in Drosophila

UserLaurence Dubois, Centre de Biologie du Développement, Toulouse.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

From genes to shape: notions from the study of the Drosophila tracheal system

UserJordi Casanova, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The Allure of the Centipede

UserMichael Akam, Department of Zoology, Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 13 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

CANCELLED

UserOlivier Hyrien, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 00:00-00:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Social cognition: lessons from corvids and children

see also http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_MnwNyX0Ds

UserNicky Clayton, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Fifty Years of Wild Chimpanzee Tool Use: Where Do We Stand?

UserBill McGrew, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Taking shape; how Drosophila renal tubules find their way

UserHelen Skaer, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The developmental origins of type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

UserSusan Ozanne, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Mycobacterial disease in Drosophila: old signals, new biology

UserMarc Dionne, Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Inflammation, King's College London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The evolutionary biomechanics of dinosaur locomotion

UserJohn Hutchinson, Royal Veterinary College, Univ London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 03 December 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Life in rotten places: how O2 and CO2 sensing alter foraging in a worm

UserMario DeBono, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The Evolution of Creationism

(NOTE TUES NOT THURS) see also http://ncseweb.org/about

UserEugenie Scott, National Center for Science Education USA.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Conflict and cooperation in social birds

UserAndy Radford, University of Bristol.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

The Evolution of Human Languages

UserMark Pagel, University of Reading.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Role of the human origin recognition complex ORC in DNA replication

UserAloys Schepers, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Control of microtubule length by depolymerizing kinesins

UserJoe Howard, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Sex ratios and rarity in birds: an unhappy balance?

UserPaul Donald, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 04 December 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Causes and consequences of avian personality differences

UserKees van Oers, Netherlands Institute of Ecology.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Macroecology of the oceans

UserSimon Jennings, CEFAS Lowestoft.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

What comes next in biological microscopy?

UserBrad Amos, MRC Molecular Biology Cambridge.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 29 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Timing the end of neural proliferation in Drosophila

UserAlex Gould, National Institute for Medical Research London.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 08 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Ecosystem decay in Amazonian forest fragments

UserBill Laurance, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 20 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

mRNA quality control: How do cells recognize and degrade aberrant mRNAs?

UserElisa Izaurralde, Max Planck Inst Developmental Biology, Tuebingen.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 06 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

CANCELLED

UserTim Blackburn, Institute of Zoology London/Cambridge.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 17 January 2008, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Phylogeography reveals South Africa's hidden vertebrate diversity

UserPaulette Bloomer, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 05 December 2007, 13:00-14:00

Zoology Department - Tea Talks

Baboon Metaphysics

Note unusual day

UserDorothy Cheney, University of Pennsylvania.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2007, 17:00-18:00

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