The Research Seminars are held at 1pm on Tuesdays, unless otherwise indicated. The seminars are to be held remotely this year.  

A range of national and international speakers have been invited and will present talks on a wide range of topics as outlined in the schedule below. Precise details will be publicised closer to the scheduled dates.

Seminar Dates





 Oct 13 2020

 Ingrid Tessme

 U. Wuerzburg

 Alkyltransferase-like protein clusters scan DNA rapidly over long distances and recruit Nucleotide Excision Repair to alkyl-DNA lesions   

 Oct 20 2020

 Elsa Logarinho

 i3S/ IBMC Porto

 Inhibition of age-associated genomic instability: emerging strategy to delay cellular senescence and aging





 Nov 10 2020

Jordi Solana

Oxford Brooks

 Using single-cell analysis and planarians to study stem cells, their differentiation and their evolution

 Nov 17 2020

 Yukiko Yamashita


 Function of junk: satellite DNA in Drosophila spermatogenesis

 Nov 24 2020

Julian Sale

 MRC LMB Cambridge

 Sequences that stall replication





 Dec 8 2020

Tom McWilliams

U. Helsinki

Regulation of mammalian mitochondrial destruction by mitophagy





 Feb 9 2021

 Titia Sixma

 NKI Amsterdam






 Mar 2 2021

 Kok-Lung Chan

 U. Sussex

The importance of replication machinery control for mitotic chromosome stability