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Life Sciences Seminars: Autumn Term 2010

The School of Life Sciences is playing host to a series of seminars throughout the Autumn Term 2010. All of the seminars below will take place from 12:45pm to 1:45pm in GLT2, Medical School Building. Postgraduate students and Postdocs are welcome to attend.

Date Speaker Title
Friday 8 October Professor J. Bacon,
Biology and Environmental Science,
University of Sussex
A reverse-genetics approach to understanding insect escape behaviour
Friday 15 October Professor J. Raff,
Cesar Milstein Professor of Cancer Cell Biology,
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology,
University of Oxford.
Centrosomes and asymmetric stem cell division: size does matter
Friday 22 October Professor S. Taylor,
Faculty of Life Sciences
University of Manchester
Probing the role of protein kinases in mitotic progression
Friday 29 October Professor A M Butt,
School of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences,
University of Portsmouth.
Axon-glial signalling mechanisms in CNS white matter
Friday 5 November Professor G. Evan FRS.,
Head of Department,
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Cambridge
Deconstructing cancers
Friday 12 November Professor S. Smerdon,
Head of Structural Biology,
National Institute for Medical Research,
Scaffolds and adaptors in DNA-damage response signalling: a structural perspective
Friday 19 November Professor R. Laskey FRS.,
Co-Director, Cancer Cell Unit,
Hutchinson/MRC Research Centre,
New roles for old proteins in mRNA export, stem cell identity and cancer screening
Friday 26 November Dr. S. B. Gordon,
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,
Experimental medicine in Malawi and Liverpool to explore the immune correlates of pneumococcal carriage and disease in human subjects
Friday 3 December Professor J. Downward FRS.,
Associate Director,
Cancer Research UK London Research Institute,
'RAS and Pl 3-kinase signaling networks in cancer
Friday 10 December Professor K. Nasmyth FRS.,
Head of Department,
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Oxford.
Title to be announced