Seminars and meetings within CMM

School Seminar Series

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

Summer Term 2015

*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

Tuesday 21st April 2015
Professor Karen Brown, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine,  University of Leicester (host: Ann Williams)
'The promise and challenges of cancer prevention: lessons from resveratrol'

Wednesday 29th April 2015 (Venue: C42, Med Sciences Building, 1 p.m.)
Professor Sherif El-Khamisy, Wellcome Trust Investigator, Lister Research Fellow, Krebs Institute, University of Sheffield (host: Abderrahmane Kaidi)
'Chromosomal strand break repair and degenerative disease'

Thursday 30th April 2015
Fatemah Basingab, CMM postgrad talks (host: Matthew Avison)
'Disabling factors mediating anti-tumour cytotoxic T lymphocyte suppression and tumour progression'

Tuesday 5th May 2015
Dr. Rita Tewari, Queen's Medical Centre, University of Nottingham (host: Ariel Blocker)
'Two sides of the coin : Phosphorylation in malaria parasite development'

Thursday 7th May 2015
Postgrad mini-symposium, (host: Matthew Avison)

Friday 8th May 2015 (Venue: C44, Medical Sciences Building)
Dr. Nicole Mifsud, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University (host: Linda Wooldridge)
'The alloresponse - scratching beneath the surface reveals an immunological template'

Thursday 14th May 2015
Dr. Angelika Gründling, MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London (host: Ariel Blocker)
'A study on Staphylococcus aureus that starts at the cell wall and ends in nucleotide signalling'

Tuesday 19th May 2015
Dr. David Church, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford (host: Paul Martin)
'Too much of a bad thing? Polymerase proofreading, mutation burden and cancer prognosis'

Thursday 28th May 2015
Dr. Yasir Ahmed Syed, Dept of Clinical Neurosciences and Wellcome Trust & MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (host: Adam Perriman)
'Novel approach to stimulate neural stem/precursor mediated myelin repair: Implications in Multiple Sclerosis therapy'

Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Mr Ramsey Cutress, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton (host: Ann Williams)
'BAG1 - A breast cancer biomarker and potential therapeutic target'

Thursday 11th June 2015
Dr Philippe Bousso, Institut Pasteur (host: Christoph Wuelfing)
'Decoding immune responses to cancer and infection using intravital imaging'

Autumn Term 2015

Already lined up for the next academic year we have:

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.