Tuesdays (during term time), 1 p.m., lecture theatre C42, Biomedical Sciences Building (unless otherwise stated)
6th October 2015
Professor Andreas Plückthun, Department of Biochemistry, University of Zurich (host: Christoph Wuelfing)
13th October 2015
Professor Xin Lu, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford (host: Chris Paraskeva)
6th October 2015
Professor Alison Sinclair, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex (host: David Matthews)
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.
Professor Frances Balkwill OBE, Professor of Cancer Biology at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London.
Wednesday 4th November 2015, 5 p.m. (follwed by refreshments).
Professor Balkwill graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Cellular Pathology in 1973, being taught also by Sir Anthony Epstein during her time at the University. She has gone on to become one of the country's leading cancer researchers, is heavily involved in science public engagement and is a prolific author of science books for children, as well as having authored over 240 scientific papers.
In 2008 Professor Balkwill was awarded the OBE for services to science communication to children, and recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Bristol.
PLEASE NOTE: Seminars may be subject to alteration and cancellation. Please call the CMM office on 0117 33 12050 to confirm details.