Seminar Programme 2015

The Genome Science Theme hosts external speakers,Medical Sciences Building prominent in their fields of study. The aims of these seminars are to discuss a range of topics relevant to research in genetics, from fundamental research discoveries to translational applications, and we hope that these seminars will become a focus of social interaction between members of the Genome Science theme.

Spring Term

19th January 2015
5.00 - 6.00pm
FKMLT HWB Professor Nikolas Rose, Department of Social Science, King's College London Human Sciences in a biological age Poster
4th March 2015 2.00-3.00pm FKMLT HWB Dr Sean Sweeney, University of York Identifying regulators of synapse growth and function in Frontotemporal Dementia




29th April 2015 2.00 - 3.00pm FKMLT HWB Professor Julia Dorin, University of Edinburgh Novel function(s) for the defensin antimicrobial peptide family Poster

17th June 2015 2.00-3.00pm


Bennett Link Lower Ground Floor LT (*Please note room change) Dr Penny Jeggo, University of Sussex

DNA non-homologous end-joining: the mechanism and developmental roles





Autumn Term  

7th October 2015 2.00 - 3.00pm FKMLT HWB Professor Judith Mank, University College London The evolution of sexual dimorphism: linking intra-sexual phenotypic and transcriptional variation across the genome         Poster


If you wish to meet with any of the speakers, or if you have any suggestions for possible speakers, please e-mail Dr Eran Tauber or telephone ext 3455.


All welcome 


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