Seminars and meetings within CMM

School Seminar Series

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

Autumn Term 2014

We are in the process of putting together the full programme of talks for the Autumn term; details will be posted here as available.  

Special seminar
Friday 10th October 2014
Dr Benjamin Owens, Mucosal Immunology Group, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford  (host: Lindsay Nicholson)
'Tissue stromal cell function in chronic intestinal inflammation'
Venue: C44, Medical Sciences Building
This seminar has been sponsored by the British Society for Immunology

Thursday 16th October 2014
Professor Paul Digard, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh (host: David Matthews)
'Novel pathogenicity determinants of influenza A virus'

Tuesday 21st October 2014
Professor Mark Wallace, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford (host: Adam Perriman)
'Watching nanoscopic lipid phases in artificial cell membranes'

Thursday 30th October 2014
Ann Bowron, Cellular and Molecular Medicine PhD talks (host: Matthew Avison)
'Cardiolipin metabolism and mitochondrial structure in the pathogenesis of Barth syndrome'

Thursday 13th Nov 2014
Dr Adam Perriman, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UoB (host: Allison Blair)
'Functional bionanomaterials from the assembly of protein-polymer surfactant conjugates'

Tuesday 18th November 2014
Dr Claire Perks, IGFs and Metabolic Endocrinology, School of Clinical Sciences, UoB (host: Ann Williams)
'Taking the stress out of breast cancer: the role of IGFBPs'

Thursday 27th November 2014
No seminar to allow staff to attend Biochem seminar

Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Professor John Anderson, Institute of Child Health, UCL (host: Keith Brown)
'Engineering immune cells for childhood cancer immunotherapy

Thursday 11th December 2014
Professor Aras Kadioglu, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool (host: Darryl Hill)
'Control of host susceptibility to pneumococcal carriage and invasive disease'

Tuesday 16th December 2014
Professor David Evans, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick (host: David Matthews)
'Recombination in enteroviruses: new insights into a fundamental evolutionary mechanism'

Spring and Summer Terms 2015

The speakers for the Spring and 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.