2009 Seminars

19 Jan: Professor Gordon Lowe, Professor of Vascular Medicine, University of Glasgow - 'What can circulating biomarkers tell us about cardiovascular disease and death?'

3 February:  Dr James Hodge, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol - 'Modelling human gene function in Drosophila'.

10 February: Dr Frederick Peterssen, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford - 'Multivariate approaches for the analysis and visualisation of dense genotypic and phenotypic datasets: A practical demonstration using Gs2 and Evince'.

17 Feb: Dr Ellen Aadaard Nohr, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark - 'Weight gain in pregnancy: Does it matter and how should we guide? Epidemiological studies based on the Danish National Birth Cohort'.

24 February: Professor Alistair Poole, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol - 'Functional analysis of genes involved in platelet biology and thrombosis using mouse and zebrafish model systems'.

10 March: Professor Sir David Cox, Honorary Fellow, Nuffield College, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford. 'Randomization'.

7 April: Dr Jonathan Wells, University College London - 'Metabolic capacity and metabolic load; an evolutionary perspective on the aietology of the metabolic syndrome'.

28 April: Dr Anna Murray, Lecturer in Human Genetics, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter - 'Frax/premature ovarian failure'. 

12 May: Dr Duncan Baird, Department of Pathology, Cardiff University - 'Telomere dynamics'.

9 June: Professor Marc Schuckit, Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego - 'Factors for alcoholism in adolescents: an update on the ALSPAC-UCSD Collaboration'. 

19 June: Professor Els Goetghebeur, University of Ghent - 'On estimating the causal odds ratio using instrumental variables'.

13 October: Dr Miranda Geelhoed, Generation R, Rotterdam - 'Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are associated with offspring blood pressure and adiposity measures: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children'.

27 October: Professor Chris Holmes, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford - 'Metabolomics and common complex disease'.

17 November: Dr Niels Keiding, Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, currently Visiting MRC Biostatistics Unit Cambridge - 'Analysis of time-to-pregnancy'.