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Genetics Seminar

Bacterial condensates under stress

Host: Rosana Collepardo

UserProfessor Stephanie Weber, McGill University, Montreal.

HouseZoom meeting.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V Hill Lecture - The Rewarded Brain

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-v-hill-lecture-professor-wolfram-schultz-tickets-181588946427

UserProfessor Wolfram Schultz Professor of Neuroscience Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 18:30-19:30

Biological Anthropology Seminar Series

TBC

UserProfessor James O’Connell and Professor Kristen Hawkes.

HouseLive on Zoom, link circulated by email.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2021, 16:30-17:30

Darwin College Science Seminars

Hunting for new particles with ATLAS at the Large Hadron Collider

This talk will be virtual but we will project the talk in the Richard King room, so, as usual, grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserBen Hodkinson, Experimental High Energy Physics.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

TBA - Bernhard Mistlberger

UserBernhard Mistlberger (SLAC).

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockFriday 29 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Should we trust statistics?

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/honorary-fellows-lecture-professor-sir-david-spiegelhalter-frs-obe-tickets-188164062777

UserProfessor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS OBE Chair, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

TBA - Stefania Gori

UserStefania Gori (University of California, Santa Cruz).

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Urban tunneling - the challenges of creating underground space in historic cities

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-professor-giulia-viggiani-infrastructure-geotechnics-tickets-188169037657

UserProfessor Giulia Viggiani, Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Biological Anthropology Seminar Series

Human Evolution at the Crossroads

UserProfessor Katerina Harvati.

HouseLive on Zoom, link circulated by email.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 16:30-17:30

Darwin College Science Seminars

Title to be confirmed

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserMadeleine Emms.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Wolbachia, microtubules and River Blindness

Hosts: Elves Duarte & Frank Jiggins

UserProfessor William Sullivan, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 17:00-18:00

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

TBA - Peter Stangl

UserPeter Stangl (University of Bern).

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Deep AI Research in Health and Life Sciences

UserDr. Kenji Takeda, Director of Academic Health and AI Partnerships, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 15 November 2021, 19:30-21:00

Genetics Seminar

Inspecting the early secretory pathway with whole-cell, volumetric FIB-SEM in fed and starved cells

Host: Cahir O'Kane

UserProfessor Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA.

HouseZoom meeting.

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

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

TBA - Andreas Vogt

UserAndreas Vogt (Liverpool University).

HouseVirtual Seminar .

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The biology of eating

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-by-professor-sadaf-farooqi-tickets-188170812967

UserProfessor Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Department of Medicine.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Trauma Apps and the Making of the 'Smart' Refugee.

UserMaha Abdelrahman, Professor of Development Studies and Middle East Politics.

HouseDarwin College, Richard King Room.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2021, 13:15-14:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

TBA

UserMaeve Madigan (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://cern.zoom.us/j/61144924828?pwd=WDB6QmFCMEZiSEN5Q0k2aklWSjk5Zz09.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Past ice sheet evolution: West Antarctica during warm climate intervals

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserLara Perez, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

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

Genetics Seminar

Reproducible, transparent, and adaptable data analysis with Snakemake

Host: Elves Duarte

UserDr Johannes Köster, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Duisburg-Essen.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 13:30-14:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

War, COVID-19 and the national debt.

UserDr Duncan Needham - Dean and Senior Tutor, Darwin College - Director, Centre for Financial History.

HouseOnline (ask organizers for link).

ClockTuesday 30 November 2021, 13:15-14:00

Genetics Seminar

Mending broken hearts with neural crest cells

Host: Ben Steventon

UserProfessor Marianne Bronner, California Institute of Technology.

HouseTBC.

ClockMonday 06 December 2021, 14:00-15:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Ben Steventon

UserProfessor Simone Reber, IRI Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 20 January 2022, 13:30-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food and Climate Change

UserProfessor Sarah Bridle, University of Manchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Next-Generation Solar Photovoltaics

UserDr. Sam Stranks, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology / Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge..

HouseLocation: With luck, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 24 January 2022, 19:30-21:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Steve Russell

UserProfessor Alistair McGregor, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 27 January 2022, 13:30-14:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Should Cats and Dogs go Vegan?

UserProfessor Andrew Knight, University of Winchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Nixon

UserDr Nigel Bowles (University of Oxford).

HouseJohn Bradfield Room, Darwin College and Zoom.

ClockMonday 31 January 2022, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Eric Lauga

UserProfessor Eric Lauga, Professor of Applied Mathematics, DAMTP.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 31 January 2022, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food, Power and Society

UserMs Sarah Mukherjee, Journalist.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Achieving sustainable productivity in agriculture through beneficial microbial associations.

UserProfessor Giles E. D. Oldroyd, FRS, Crop Science Centre, University of Cambridge, 93 Lawrence Weaver Way, Cambridge, UK.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 07 February 2022, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

X-Ray Inspection of Food

UserMr Richard Parmee, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Eric Miska

UserDr Sandra Duharcourt, Institut Jacques Monod, Universite de Paris.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 17 February 2022, 13:30-14:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Title to be confirmed

UserDiana Fusco, University of Cambridge.

HouseDetails of video conferencing will be distributed nearer the time..

ClockThursday 17 February 2022, 14:00-15:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food as Expression

UserMr Alex Rushmer, Chef.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Professor Richard Henderson CH FRS FMedSci HonFRSC

UserProfessor Richard Henderson CH FRS FMedSci HonFRSC, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 18:00-19:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Hosts - Hansong Ma and Ason Chiang

UserProfessor Yukiko Yamashita, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 24 February 2022, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Professor Kevin Brindle - title to be Confirmed

UserProfessor Kevin M. Brindle FMedSci FRS Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 February 2022, 18:00-19:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Chaitanya Dingare

UserDr Susumu Hirabayashi, MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 03 March 2022, 13:30-14:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Title to be confirmed

UserRonny Thomale, University of Würzburg.

HouseDetails of video conferencing will be distributed nearer the time..

ClockThursday 03 March 2022, 14:00-15:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeology and the History of Food

UserProfessor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gravitational waves: space-time mavericks in the cosmos.

UserProfessor Alberto Vecchio PhD, FRAS, Professor of Astrophysics, Director of the Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy, University of Birmingham.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 07 March 2022, 19:30-21:00

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Chaitanya Dingare

UserDr Jean-Léon Maître, Institut Curie, Paris.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 13:30-14:30

Mordell Lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserLaure Saint-Raymond, ENS Lyon.

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Political Economy of Conservation and Food Security

UserProfessor Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Felipe Karam Teixeira

UserProfessor Aurelio Teleman, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 28 April 2022, 13:30-14:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Carol Edwards

UserProfessor Jason Wolf, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 05 May 2022, 13:30-14:30

Genetics Seminar

Title to be confirmed

Host - Marco Geymonat

UserDr Fernando Monje Casas, Andalusian Center for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine (CABIMER), Seville.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockThursday 12 May 2022, 13:30-14:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Our Quantum Future - One day meeting

Note: Date in Easter term and venue to be confirmed

UserOrganised by : Professor Ron Horgan and Professor Adrian Kent.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockSaturday 11 June 2022, 09:00-17:15

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