The Research Seminars are held at 1pm on Tuesdays in the lecture theatre in the Institute of Lifecourse and Society (ILAS), Dangan (unless otherwise indicated).
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.  Previous Seminar Speakers are found here.

Seminar Dates




17 Sept 2019
Host DM

Colm O Dushlaine
Regeneron Genetics, New York

 Large-scale genomics as an aide to drug discovery

1 Oct 2019
Host AG
1pm MY243

Veit Goder
University of Seville

 Protein quality control in the endoplasmic reticulum

2 Oct 2019
Host ES
12:00 BMS
Seminar Room

Karen Keeshan
Leukaemia Research Centre Glasgow

Therapeutic approaches in acute myeloid leukaemia

 29 Oct 2019
Host AS
1pm MY243

 Vivek Malhotra
Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona

 Collagen secretion in health, cylindromas, fibrosis and other collagenopathies

5 Nov 2019
Host DM
1pm ILAS

Rick Livesey
University College London

 Deciphering dementia with human stem cell systems

 15 Nov 2019
Host NL
12 noon ILAS

 Ross Chapman
Oxford University

  Exploiting centrosome dysfunction to kill 17q23 amplified breast cancer cells

19 Nov 2019
Host BL
1pm ILAS

Lesley Jones
Cardiff University

Genetic modifiers in Huntington's disease: an expanding tale

26 Nov 2019
Host DM
1pm ILAS

Derek Blake
Cardiff University

 Brain disorders: genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to biology

27 Nov 2019
Host NL
1pm BMS

Alexandre Mirnov
Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare (IFOM)

 Correlative and other methods of modern electron microscopy. Implications for intracellular transport and cytokinesis.

14 Jan 2020
Host BL
1pm ILAS 

Philippe Pasero
IGH, University of Montpellier

Spontaneous replication stress as a source of genomic instability and inflammation in cancer 

16 Jan 2020
Host HD
1pm Human Biology bldg B001

Jessica Downs
Institute of Cancer Research, London

  Loss of SWI/SNF activity and its impact on aneuploidy

 21 Jan 2020
Host CS
1pm ILAS

 Stefan Knapp
University of Frankfurt

 Selective targeting of kinase catalytic and scaffolding function

 11 Feb 2020
Host CM
1pm ILAS

Francis Barr
University of Oxford

Temporal and spatial regulation of human cell division by protein phosphatase

 3 Mar 2020
Host NL
1pm ILAS

Andrei Budanov
Trinity College Dublin

 Sestrins- the guards on crossroads of the DNA-damage response and nutrient sensing







7 Apr 2020
Host NL
1pm ILAS

Aoife McLysaght

 Dosage sensitive genes in evolution and disease