2013 Seminars

Seminars at Oakfield House take place in Room OS6 (seminar room), unless otherwise stated.  If you would like to be informed about future CAiTE seminars, please email: info-caite@bristol.ac.uk.

8 February: Dr Patrick Case, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery and Pathology, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol - ' Signalling across a placental barrier'. 

20 February: Dr Jennifer Baker, Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen General Hospital, Denmark - 'Long-term consequences of body size, with a focus on research from The Copenhagen School Health Records Register'.

22 February: Professor Thomas Illig, Head of the Research Unit of Molecular Epidemiology at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany - 'Metabolomics meets genomics. Lessons for complex diseases'.

28 February: Gary Taubes, American science writer - 'Why We Get Fat: Adiposity 101 and the Alernative Hypothesis of Obesity'.

22 April: Dr Stephen Burgess, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge - 'Mendelian randomization in the post-GWAS era'.

24 April: Mr Dmitry Shungin, a PhD student at the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine/Institute of Odontology, Umea University and Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology Unit at Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden - 'Large-scale association analysis identifies novel loci for waist-hip ratio'.

10 May: Professor Lindon Eaves, Director of the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University - 'Putting the "Human" Back in "Human Genetics": What happens when DNA makes people?' This seminar will begin at 12.30.

13 May: Dr Louise Wain, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester - 'Genome-wide association meta-analysis of copy number variation with lung function and blood pressure'. This seminar will begin at 12.30.

13 June: Professor Michael Kramer, Professor of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Faculty of Medicine - 'What is pre-term birth?' This seminar will begin at 12.30.