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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

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.

Houseto be advised.

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

MRC LMB Seminar list

Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture: The emerging world of microbial rhodopsins in photobiology

UserKeiichi Inoue, Associate Professor, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo.

House Webinar - register at https://nanoscience.oxinst.com/campaigns/sir-martin-wood-prize-lecture.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 11:00-12:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Assembling and recombining the Arabidopsis centromeres

UserMatthew Naish, Henderson Group.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

From genomes to genealogies: mapping the history of humans and their genetic variation using ancient and modern genomes

Host: Aylwyn Scally

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

HouseZoom meeting.

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

Chaucer Club

The interpersonal function of emotional expressions

UserJulie Grezes (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitive & Computationnelles).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Foster Talks

TBC

UserKevin Chalut, Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Friday Morning Seminars, Dept of Veterinary Medicine

GRAND ROUNDS

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLT2.

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

Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Enhancers get ERKed around by chromatin remodellers during lineage commitment

UserBrian Hendrich, MRC Stem Cell Institute, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWebinar via Zoom - Please subscribe to mailing list for link.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 13:15-13:55

Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience

Two brains in action: Neural mechanisms in frontal and paietal cortex of monkeys

Host: Wolfram Schultz. Please email mkp38@cam.ac.uk for the zoom link if you wish to attend this seminar.

UserAlexandra Battaglia Mayer - SAPIENZA - Università di Roma.

HouseOnline via zoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 16:00-17:15

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Tips and Tricks for Inventing the Future

Last talk of term

UserMr David A. Homfray CEng CPhys FInstP FRAS FBIS, Former Head of Engineering Realisation Group at the UK Atomic Energy Authority/Culham Centre for Fusion Energy .

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 18:00-19:30

British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series

Fine-scale ocean processes in the basal melting of Antarctic ice shelves

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

Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)

The Social and Political Implications of Moral Conviction

UserProfessor Linda Skitka (University of Illinois at Chicago).

Housevia zoom .

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 16:00-17:00

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.

Houseto be advised.

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

Chaucer Club

Working Memory 2.0

UserEarl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual Seminar: 'PROGRESS in sample size calculations for clinical prediction model research'

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

UserProfessor Richard Riley, Centre for Prognosis Research, School of Medicine, Keele University.

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockTuesday 08 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

MRC LMB Seminar list

Translation defects and neurological disease

UserSusan L Ackerman, PhD. Professor, Cellular and Molecular Biology Steven W. Kuffler Chair of Biology University of California San Diego USA/HHMI.

HouseWebinar - https://zoom.us/j/95280655660?pwd=RzhzSlQvWXFVS1dVdURPUUxocElkQT09 Passcode: 628922.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2020, 16:00-17:00

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.

Houseto be advised.

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

MRC Biostatistics Unit Seminars

Virtual Seminar: ‘The DURATIONS design: a practical trial design to optimise treatment duration’

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

UserDr Matteo Quartagno, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UCL.

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockTuesday 15 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

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 (see Google Meet link below).

ClockThursday 17 December 2020, 10:00-11:00

Genetics Seminar

Cone subtype specification in human retinal organoids

Host: Hansong Ma

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

HouseZoom meeting.

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

Foster Talks

TBC

UserFlora Vaccarino, Yale University.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 21 January 2021, 16:00-17:00

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

Foster Talks

Will the Real Preeclampsia Patient Please Stand Up?

User Brian Cox, University of Toronto.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 04 February 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

Defining intrinsic determinants of regeneration ability and inability.

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

Coping with Mechanical Stress: Tissue dynamics in development and repair

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

Foster Talks

TBC

UserRoberto Mayor, UCL.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

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

Foster Talks

Memory, learning, and control of cognitive representations

UserAndre Fenton, New York University.

HouseLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

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

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

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

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

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

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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