CCRCB Seminar Programme 2012-2013

Date: Thursday 27 June 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Ananth Ravi

Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto

Title of Lecture: "Personalised radiation therapy using advanced image guidance: stereotactic radiotherapy and high dose rate brachytherapy in prostate cancer"


Date: Monday 24 June 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Jeannette Wood

Astra Zeneca

Title of Lecture: "How can academia contribute to drug discovery and development"


Date: Thursday 13 June 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Ian Mills

Centre for Molecular Medicine, Norway

Title of Lecture: "The implications of transcriptional changes in prostate cancer"


Date: Thursday 6 June 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Neil Perkins

Newcastle University

Title of Lecture: "NF-kappaB context and crosstalk: does it really matter"


Date: Thursday 30 May 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Grant Stewart

University of Birmingham

Title of Lecture: "Ubiquitin-dependent regulation of the DNA damage response induced by replication stress"


Date: Thursday 16 May 2013 (CRUK Lecture)

Seminar Speaker: Professor Laura Machesky

University of Glasgow

Title of Lecture: "Role of the actin bundling protein fascin in pancreatic cancer invasion and metastasis"


Date: Thursday 9 May 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Chris Bunce

University of Birmingham

Title of Lecture: "Targeting aldoketoreductases in human cancers; trials, tribulations and drug redeployment"


Date: Thursday 2 May 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Jacintha O'Sullivan

Trinity College Dublin

Title of Lecture: "Functional role of novel small molecule drugs that target metabolism and angiogenesis in gastrointestinal cancers"


Date: Thursday 25 April 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Rosemary O'Connor

University College Cork

Title of Lecture: "IGFs, Mitochondria and cancer metabolism"


Date: Thursday 11 April 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Eva Szegezdi

University of Ireland, Galway

Title of Lecture: "The fork(s) in the road: the TRAILS for cancer therapy"  


Date: Thursday 21 March 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Caitriona O'Driscoll

University College Cork

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Date: Thursday 14 March 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Mark Dawson

University of Cambridge

Title of Lecture: "Cancer Epigenetics: from Mechanism to Therapy"


Date: Thursday 21 February 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Chris Holmes

Oxford University

Title of Lecture: "Detecting copy-number-aberrations in cancer genomes using Bayesian Hidden Markov models with linear time decoding algorithms"


Date: Friday 15 February 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Bob Brown

Imperial College London

Title of Lecture: "Epigenomic biomarkers and epigenetic therapies in ovarian cancer"


Date: Thursday 7 February 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Tony Green

Univeristy of Cambridge

Title of Lecture: "JAK/STAT Signalling and Malignancy - Clonal Complexity and Stem Cell Subversion"


Date: Thursday 24 January 2013

Seminar Speaker: Professor Cliff Taggart

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast

Title of Lecture: “Proteases and their inhibitors in inflammation”


Date: Thursday 17 January 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Viji Draviam

University of Cambridge

Title of Lecture: “Mechanisms that define the plane of cell division in a cell shape dependent manner”


Date: Thursday 10 January 2013

Seminar Speaker: Dr Tim Somervaille

Paterson Institute for Cancer Research

Title of Lecture: "Epigenetic targets in myeloid luekaemia"


Date: Thursday 6 December 2012

Seminar Speaker: Dr David Grieve

Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen's University Belfast

Title of Lecture: "NADPH oxidases and anthracycline cardiotoxicity"


Date: Thursday 15 November 2012

Seminar Speaker: Dr Mark Arends,

University of Cambridge

Title of Lecture: "Modelling the role of K-ras in intestinal carcinogenesis in the mouse"


Date: Thursday 1 November 2012

Seminar Speaker: Dr Owen Williams

Molecular Haematology & Cancer Biology Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health

Title of Lecture: “Oncogene Addiction in Models of Acute Leukaemia”


Date: Thursday 25 October 2012

Seminar Speaker: Dr Richard Grose,

Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Title of Lecture: "Novel Roles for FGFR1 Signalling in Cancer"


Date: Thursday 18 October 2012

Seminar Speaker: Dr Edison Liu

Director, Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine

Title of Lecture: "Systems Genomics in Cancer Medicine"