Seminars and meetings within CMM
School Seminar Series
Tuesdays (during term time), 1 p.m., lecture theatre C42, Biomedical Sciences Building (unless otherwise stated)
Autumn Term 2016
The seminar series is taking its summer break and will be back in the Autumn...
CMM Annual 'Sir Anthony Epstein' Lecture
A prestigious annual lecture, The Sir Anthony Epstein lecture was inaugurated at the University of Bristol in 2009 to recognise the achievements of outstanding scientists in the fields of cancer biology, infection and immunology. It celebrates the achievements of Sir Anthony Epstein who was Professor of Pathology at Bristol University (1968-85) and one of the discoverers of the Epstein-Barr virus. The speaker for 2016 will be Professor Wendy Bickmore, Principal Investigator at the MRC Human Genetics Unit, The MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh (further details to follow).
- The lecture for 2015, "Cancer - the other half of the story?" was given by Professor Frances Balkwill OBE, Professor of Cancer Biology at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London. One of the country's leading cancer researchers, she is heavily involved in science public engagement and in 2008 was awarded the OBE for services to science communication.
- The lecture for 2013-2014, "How T cells sense tissue normality and tissue stress: updating the map for human tumour immunotherapy" was given by Professor Adrian Hayday Kay Glendinning Professor of Immunobiology at King’s College London; co-lead of the Clinical Academic Grouping in Genetics Rheumatology, Immunology, Infection, and Dermatology at Kings’ affiliated hospitals; a Senior Group Leader at the London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK and fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
- The lecture for 2011-2012, "Great Ideas of Biology", was given by Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2001.
- The lecture for 2010-2011, "A brief history and perspective of tumour virus research" was given by Prof. Dr. Harald zur Hausen, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2008 (for the discovery of the role of papilloma viruses).
PLEASE NOTE: Seminars may be subject to alteration and cancellation. Please call the CMM office on 0117 33 12050 to confirm details.