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This is a superlist combining all talks (from those lists on talks.cam) of interest to researchers in the School of Biological Sciences as well as the Clinical School. It also includes some occasional talks from other departments which have a strong Biological, Biochemical, Biophysics or Biomedical interest. This list is syndicated elsewhere within the University.

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Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Characterizing and forecasting tumour evolution

Please email anna.toporska@cruk.cam.ac.uk by Friday 25 September to receive a ZOOM registration link

UserDr Robert Noble from City, University of London.

HouseZOOM (live).

ClockMonday 28 September 2020, 10:30-11:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Coding and Decoding of Calcium Signals in Plants

UserProfessor Sheng Luan, UC Berkeley .

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 29 September 2020, 18:00-20:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 02 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

TBD

The talk will be online. Contact the host to get Zoom details.

UserRebecca Jackson, Rutgers University.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserOliver Fleck, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 09 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Control strategies for bovine tuberculosis in endemic settings

UserKatriina Willgert, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 09 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Electronics on the brain

UserProfessor George Malliaras, Prince Philip Professor of Technology, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 19:30-21:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

The Anne McLaren Lecture: How CST protects telomeres and double-strand breaks

Hosted by: Steve Jackson & Hansong Ma

UserTitia de Lange, Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research, Rockefeller University, New York, USA.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual BSU Seminar: 'Stochastic treatment interventions in causal survival analysis'

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

UserDr Lan Wen, Harvard University .

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockTuesday 13 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Shaping tissues: the role of mechanics across different scales.

Host: Ben Steventon

UserDr Timothy Saunders, Mechanobiology, Institute, National University of Singapore.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 09:00-10:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserClare Isacke, The Institute of Cancer Research.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 13:00-14:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserJunior Clinical Training Scholars, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Paz Polak from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.

HouseZOOM (live).

ClockMonday 19 October 2020, 16:30-17:30

Early Science and Medicine

The first Egyptian society

UserAnna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2020, 17:00-18:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Seasonal prediction and predictability of regional Antarctic sea ice

The talk will be online. Contact the host to get Zoom details.

UserMitch Bushuk, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Tumour structure and nomenclature

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

UserDr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

The role of aneuploidy in tumorigenesis.

Host: Marco Geymonat

UserProfessor Angelika Amon, MIT, Department of Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Postponed - talk will be presented as physical lecture when Department returns - date provisional (The therapeutic utility of inhibiting the lectin pathway of complement activation .....

Postponed - talk will be presented as physical lecture when Department returns - date provisional

UserDr Wilhelm Schwaeble, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserJunior Clinical Training Scholars, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Computational and Systems Biology

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Paul Schofield (University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Overview of the core ideas in cancer research

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

UserDr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 October 2020, 09:30-10:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Title to be confirmed

UserVivian Lam, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Equine induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) as an alternative source of obtaining chondrocytes

UserSzu Ting Lin, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 08:45-10:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

How is electrical signal generated?

UserNieng Yan, Shirley M. Tilghman Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, USA.

HouseWebinar via Zoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

The African killifish: a vertebrate model to understand aging and ‘suspended animation

UserAnne Brunet, Michele and Timothy Barakett Professor of Genetics, Stanford University, USA.

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Early Science and Medicine

The body whole and quotidian: experiencing the body in 18th-century Britain

UserKaren Harvey (University of Birmingham).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Computational and Systems Biology

Computational Approaches to Drug Design and Computational Toxicology

UserDr Andreas Bender (Centre for Molecular Informatics).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

TBD

The talk will be online. Contact the host to get Zoom details.

UserLuwei Yang, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 15:00-16:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

The mutations that drive cancer

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

UserDr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 November 2020, 09:30-10:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 08:45-10:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

Microbe smiths: engineering microbial control in 20th-century Japan

UserVictoria Lee (Ohio University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

Computational and Systems Biology

Can machines understand the scientific literature?

UserDr. Peter Murray-Rust (University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Introduction to the biology of metastasis

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

UserDr Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit .

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 09:30-10:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Translation research in plant breeding, can we finish the job!

UserAbdel Bendahmane, UMR Université Paris Sud .

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Understanding the Risk Factors for Lassa Virus Transmission

UserAngalee Nadesalingam, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 08:45-10:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

Retrospective evaluation of albuminocytological dissociation (ACD) and survival in dogs

UserAlex Draper, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 08:45-10:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Mechanistic basis of epigenetic switching and memory

Hosted by: Ben Simons & Emma Rawlins

UserMartin Howard, John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseWebinar.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Gender and generation in premodern Europe

UserLeah DeVun (Rutgers University).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2020, 17:00-18:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

TBD

The talk will be online. Contact the host to get Zoom details.

UserGeorgy Manucharyan, University of Washington.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer metabolism, a hallmark of cancer

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

UserDr Christian Frezza, MRC Cancer Unit.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 09:30-10:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserWendy Bickmore, University of Edinburgh.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

A Study of Pathological Lesions in European badgers (Meles meles) with and without mycobacteriosis in England

UserDavide Corbett, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambrige.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 20 November 2020, 08:45-10:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

DNA repair: from mechanistic insights to therapeutic applications in cancer

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

UserProfessor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Aylwyn Scally

UserProfessor Simon Myers, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 13:30-14:30

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 08:45-10:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The shadow of slavery: measuring miscegenation in the early 20th century

UserRana Hogarth (University of Illinois).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 17:00-18:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

TBD

The talk will be online. Contact the host to get Zoom details.

UserMadi Rosevear, University of Tasmania.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, Zoom.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 10:00-11:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity

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

UserProfessor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 09:30-10:30

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Exploring the role of the tumour microenvironment: what do the other cells do?

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

UserDr Jacqui Shields, MRC Cancer Unit.

HouseClinical School William Harvey Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 10 December 2020, 09:30-10:30

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 10 December 2020, 13:00-14:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine

Systemic anti-cancer therapy

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

UserDr Gary Doherty, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseOnline only - Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/bfp-pafk-znm.

ClockThursday 17 December 2020, 09:30-10:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Hansong Ma

UserDr Robert Johnston, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: John Welch

UserDr Sally Otto, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Hunt for Exoplanets

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 19:30-21:00

Computational and Systems Biology

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Arun Prasad Pandurangan.

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Ben Steventon

UserProfessor Elly Tanaka, IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 February 2021, 13:30-14:30

Computational and Systems Biology

Regulation of gene expression and genome organisation

UserProf. Julie Ahringer (The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Frank Jiggins

UserDr Patricia Wittkopp, Biological Science Building, University of Michigan.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 18 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

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

Title to be confirmed

UserMara Sherman, OHSU.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Computational and Systems Biology

The genomes of transmissible cancers

UserProf. Elizabeth Murchison (University of Cambridge).

House Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Hansong Ma

UserDr Yanlan Mao, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 13:30-14:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Helene Rangone-Briatte

UserDr Anna Castro, CRBM-CNRS, Montpellier .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 13:30-14:30

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

Title to be confirmed

UserShirley Liu, Dana Farber.

HouseOn Zoom.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 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

UserJim Norman, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 23 April 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Anne Ferguson-Smith

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton.

HouseZoom meeting.

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

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Rosana Collepardo-Guevara

UserProfessor Geeta Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco.

HouseZoom meeting.

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

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host: Cahir O'Kane

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

HouseZoom meeting.

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

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

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

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

UserAndy Minn, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseZoom.

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

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