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Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

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CSCI Seminars 2017

Monthly lunchtime series, held at the Clifford Albutt Building lecture theatre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus unless otherwise stated.

Easter term

Thurs 18 May 12:30-2pm                                    

Michael Rendl, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

"Mesenchymal Niche Control of Hair Follicle Formation, Growth, and Regeneration"

Hosted by Maria Alcolea

Tues 13 June 12:30-2pm                                    

Maria Elena Torres Padilla, Institute of Epigenetics and Stem cells, Munich

"Epigenetic mechanisms regulating cellular plasticity: lessons from the early mouse embryo"

Hosted by Jenny Nichols

Thurs 13 July 12:30-2pm                                  

Margaret (Peggy) A Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine

Talk title TBC

Hosted by Brian Huntly

William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Clinical School

Tues 29 August 12:30-2pm                            

Toshio Suda, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

"Metabolism of hematopoietic stem cells under stress"

Hosted by Simon Mendez Ferrer


Michaelmas term

Tues 12 September 12:30-2pm                                

Sebastian Jessberger, University of Zurich

"Defining the cellular principles of neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus"

Hosted by Stefano Pluchino

Fri 13 October 12:30-2pm                                 

Francois Guillemot, Francis Crick Institute

Talk title TBC

Hosted by Thora Karadottir

Tues 14 November 12:30-2pm                        

Kim Bak Jensen, University of Copenhagen

Talk title TBC

Hosted by Maria Alcolea

Tues 29 November 12:30-2pm                        

Sten Eirik Jacobsen, Karolinska Institute and University of Oxford

Talk title TBC

Hosted by Tony Green or Simon Mendez Ferrer

Fri 15 December 12:30-2pm                             

Matthias Lutolf, EPFL Lausanne

Talk title TBC

Hosted by Ben Simons

Past seminars

Lent term

Mon 16 January 12:30-2pm                                

Ilaria Malanchi, Francis Crick Institute

"The social life of metastatic cells, but how well do we know their neighbours?"

Hosted by Maria Alcolea

Tues 14 February 11.30-1pm Biochemistry                           

Magdalena Goetz, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

"Mechanisms of neurogenesis and neuronal repair"

(also part of Gurdon Institute Post Doc Association seminar series – in Biochemistry lecture theatre)

Hosted by Anna Philpott

Mon 06 March 1-2pm

Manju Kurian, University College London

"Developing Neuronal Cell Models and Precision Medicine Strategies for Childhood Neurological Disorders"

Hosted by David Rowitch

Wed 05 April 4-5pm

Naihe Jing, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences

"Lineage segregation of post-implantation mouse embryo revealed by spatial and temporal transcriptome"

Biochemistry lecture theatre

Hosted by Austin Smith

Tues 11 April 12:30-2pm                                     

Steven Pollard, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine

"Transcriptional control of neural stem cell self-renewal: a therapeutic target in brain cancer?"

Hosted by Austin Smith