Seminars and meetings within CMM

School Seminar Series

Alternative Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m., lecture theatre SM2, Maths Building (unless otherwise stated)

Spring Term 2015

Thursday 29th January 2015
Professor Will Wood, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, and Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy, University of Bristol (host: Chris Paraskeva)
'Detecting Death and Damage; Understanding Macrophage migration in Drosophila'

Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Dr Marisa Martin-Fernandez, Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (host: Ariel Blocker)
'EGF receptor structure-function relationships in the cell nano-environment'

*special seminar* Tuesday 10th February 2015 (venue: C42, Med Sciences Building, 3 p.m.)
Professor Julian Hiscox, University of Liverpool (host: David Matthews)
'High resolution approaches to understand Ebola virus biology: From patient to cell'

Thursday 12th February 2015
Dr Patrick Case, Musculoskeletal Research Unit, UoB School of Clinical Sciences (host: Ann Williams)
'Signalling from placenta to fetus as a mechanism for disease in later life?'

Tuesday 17th February 2015
Professor Susan Wong, Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine (host: Lindsay Nicholson)
'Why do cytotoxic T cells target insulin in type 1 diabetes?'
This seminar has been sponsored by the British Society for Immunology

Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Postgraduate mini-symposium,  (host: Matthew Avison)

Thursday 12th March 2015
Dr Richard Chahwan, Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter (host: Abderrahmane Kaidi)
'The DNA damage response in immune diversity and tumorigenesis'

Tuesday 17th March 2015
Professor Gillian Griffiths, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (host: Christoph Wuelfing)
'Actin depletion initiates events leading to granule secretion at the immunological synapse'

Thursday 26th March 2015
No CMM seminar organised today due to talks being given by the candidates for the Chair in Virology post.  Details to follow.

*special seminar* Friday 17th April 2015 (Venue: C42, Med Sciences Building, 1 p.m.)
Professor David Price, Institute of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University (host: Lindsay Nicholson)
'How does the TCR repertoire influence HLA-restricted control of HIV-1?'
This seminar has been sponsored by the British Society for Immunology

Summer Term 2015

The speakers for the Summer Term will include:

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

Previous speakers

PLEASE NOTE: Seminars may be subject to alteration and cancellation. Please call the CMM office on 0117 33 12050 to confirm details.