Archived Seminars

Archived Seminars

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series.  SEMINAR TITLE: RNA viruses: comparative genomics and gene expression mechanisms. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Andrew Firth, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK. VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G14 @ 1.00pm Thursday 13 July 2017. ACADEMIC HOSTs: Dr Pasha Baranov.

RNA viruses: comparative genomics and gene expression mechanisms

Dr Andrew Firth, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK

Western Gateway G14
Thursday, 13 July 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Pasha Baranov

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: The blurred boundary between coding and non-coding RNAs.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Julie Aspden, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 9 May 2017.
ACADEMIC HOSTs: Dr Pasha Baranov & Dr Kellie Dean.

The blurred boundary between coding and non-coding RNAs

Dr Julie Aspden, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Pasha Baranov & Dr Kellie Dean

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Modifying ribosomal peptides: making rings and other hard-to-do chemistry.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor James Naismith, Professor of Chemical Biology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 25 April 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky.
NOTE: This seminar is part of the British Biophysical Society lecture tour.

Modifying ribosomal peptides: making rings and other hard-to-do chemistry

Professor James Naismith, Professor of Chemical Biology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar is part of the British Biophysical Society lecture tour

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Life with less oxygen: how mitochondria sustain membrane potential in metabolic reprogramming.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Eiji Takahashi, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Japan.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Monday 24 April 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky.

Life with less oxygen: how mitochondria sustain membrane potential in metabolic reprogramming

Professor Eiji Takahashi, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Japan

Western Gateway G01
Monday, 24 April 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Building immunological synapses through the coordinated action of cytoskeleton and vesicle traffic: consequences for T lymphocyte activation.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Andres Alcover, Lymphocyte Cell Biology Unit, Department of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, France.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 21 March 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Mary McCaffrey.

Building immunological synapses through the coordinated action of cytoskeleton and vesicle traffic: consequences for T lymphocyte activation

Professor Andres Alcover, Lymphocyte Cell Biology Unit, Department of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, France

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Mary McCaffrey

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Phenotypes–Patents–Patients: Unbiased discovery of targets and drugs for cancer and blindness.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Breandán Kennedy, School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, University College Dublin.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 7 March 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Phenotypes–Patents–Patients: Unbiased discovery of targets and drugs for cancer and blindness

Professor Breandán Kennedy, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Thomas Cotter

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Breaking Bad: The role of macrophages in retinal degeneration and neuroprotection.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Sarah Roche, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 14 February 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Breaking Bad: The role of macrophages in retinal degeneration and neuroprotection

Dr Sarah Roche, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Thomas Cotter

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: New insights into the molecular mechanisms of translation initiation and polyprotein processing in noroviruses.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Stephen Curry, Imperial College London, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 7 February 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran.

New insights into the molecular mechanisms of translation initiation and polyprotein processing in noroviruses

Professor Stephen Curry, Imperial College London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Norgestrel and Nrf2 in neuroprotection.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Ashleigh Byrne, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 31 January 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Norgestrel and Nrf2 in neuroprotection

Dr Ashleigh Byrne, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Paul Young

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Making big things happen with nanoparticles: silver and titanium nanoparticles as adjuvants in protein crystallization.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 6 December 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: n/a.

Making big things happen with nanoparticles: silver and titanium nanoparticles as adjuvants in protein crystallization

Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: n/a

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Exploring chloroplast biology and biotechnology using green algae.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Saul Purton, Algal Biology and Biotechnology, University College London, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 6 December 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.

Exploring chloroplast biology and biotechnology using green algae

Professor Saul Purton, Algal Biology and Biotechnology, University College London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 6 December 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor David Sheehan.

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Translational control of energy metabolism.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Ivan Topisirovic, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Canada.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 11 October 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Pasha Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Translational control of energy metabolism

Dr Ivan Topisirovic, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Canada

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Pasha Baranov.

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Understanding how defects in membrane traffic at the Golgi apparatus cause disease.SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Martin Lowe, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK.VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 20 September 2016.

Understanding how defects in membrane traffic at the Golgi apparatus cause disease

Professor Martin Lowe, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Kellie Dean.

 

 

In 2015 -2016, our seminar series was organised by Dr Tom Moore.

 2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: The primary cilium: a paradigm for signal transduction regulation via membrane diffusion barriers.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Oliver Blacque, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 26 April 2016.

The primary cilium: a paradigm for signal transduction regulation via membrane diffusion barriers

Dr Oliver Blacque, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

 2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: The maternal fetal Interface:  presenting the human placenta as a high-yield research environment.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Elizabeth Taglauer, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, The Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Trinity College Dublin.
VENUE AND DATE: Cavanagh Pharmacy LG52 @ 1.00pm Monday 25 April 2016.

The maternal fetal interface: presenting the human placenta as a high-yield research environment

Dr Elizabeth Taglauer, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, The Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Trinity College Dublin

Cavanagh Pharmacy LG52
Monday, 25 April 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Proteomics analysis of ancient tissues.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Mike Buckley, Paleoproteomics Lab, Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 19 April 2016.

Proteomics analysis of ancient tissues

Dr Mike Buckley, Paleoproteomics Lab, Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Parkinson’s disease – new model systems, compounds and pathways.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Oliver Bandmann, Department of Neuroscience, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience, University of Sheffield, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 12 April 2016.

Parkinson’s disease – new model systems, compounds and pathways

Professor Oliver Bandmann, Department of Neuroscience, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience, University of Sheffield, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 @ 1.00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately the Professor Oliver Bandmann seminar advertised above is cancelled until further notice...

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Targeting energy metabolism: aiming at a tumour’s sweet spot in gastrointestinal cancers.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Jacintha O’Sullivan, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 8 March 2016.

Targeting energy metabolism: aiming at a tumour's sweet spot in gastrointestinal cancers

Dr Jacintha O'Sullivan, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 8 March 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Cytostatic or cytotoxic effects from targeting mRNA translation in cancer
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Ola Larsson, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Cytostatic or cytotoxic effects from targeting mRNA translation in cancer

Professor Ola Larsson, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 9 February 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Structural Aspects of Rab Trafficking and Neurodegenerative Diseases
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Amir Khan, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin
VENUE AND DATE: Cavanagh Pharmacy LG51 @ 1.00pm Monday 8 February 2016.

Structural Aspects of Rab Trafficking and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr Amir Khan, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

Cavanagh Pharmacy LG51
Monday, 8 February 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: In vivo role of mediator of ErbB2-driven cell motility (MEMO)
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Olivier Bonny, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 26 January 2016.

In vivo role of mediator of ErbB2-driven cell motility (MEMO)

Professor Olivier Bonny, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Bacteria & Cancer: Causers or Curers?
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Mark Tangney, Cork Cancer Research Centre, University College Cork
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 19 January 2016.

Bacteria & Cancer: Causers or Curers?

Dr Mark Tangney, Cork Cancer Research Centre, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Redox sensing by IRE1 governs activation of the antioxidant response
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr John Hourihan, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway 4.05 @ 1.00pm Thursday 14 January 2016.

Redox sensing by IRE1 governs activation of the antioxidant response

Dr John Hourihan, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Western Gateway 4.05
Thursday, 14 January 2016 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Strange bedfellows – long noncoding RNAs and ribosomes.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Rory Johnson, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (PRBB), Bioinformatics and Genomics Research Group, Centre de Regulacio Genomica (CRG), Barcelona, Spain.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 15 December 2015.

Strange bedfellows - long noncoding RNAs and ribosomes

Dr Rory Johnson, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (PRBB), Bioinformatics and Genomics Research Group, Centre de Regulacio Genomica (CRG), Barcelona, Spain

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: The microbiota and environmental factors in intestinal inflammation 
and cancer
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Silvia Melgar, APC Microbiome Institute Faculty and School of Medicine, University College Cork
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 8 December 2015.

The microbiota and environmental factors in intestinal inflammation

Dr Silvia Melgar, APC Microbiome Institute Faculty and School of Medicine, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 8 December 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Microbially mediated bile alterations affects host metabolism
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 1 December 2015.

Microbially mediated bile alterations affects host metabolism

Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 1 December 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Towards quantitative and multiparametric live cell imaging with fluorescent proteins
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Konstantin Lukyanov, Laboratory of Molecular Technologies, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 3 November 2015.

Towards quantitative and multiparametric live cell imaging with fluorescent proteins

Professor Konstantin Lukyanov, Laboratory of Molecular Technologies, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 3 November 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Nutrient regulation of intestinal gene expression. 
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Ian Sanderson.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 27 October 2015.

Nutrient regulation of intestinal gene expression

Professor Ian Sanderson, Professor of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Centre for Immunobiology, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series 2015-2016. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Targeted sequencing with SeqCap RNA,the next step for RNA-Seq: discover more, sequence less.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Xavier Miró, Sequence Capture Field Application Specialist, Roche Diagnostics.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway 4.05 @ 1.00 pm Tuesday 20 October 2015.

Targeted sequencing with SeqCap RNA, the next step for RNA-Seq: discover more, sequence less

Dr Xavier Miro, Sequence Capture Field Application Specialist, Roche Diagnostics

Western Gateway 4.05
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

2015-2016 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series.
Seminar Title: Vascular disease and stem cell behaviour - patching it all together.
Speaker: Professor Paul Cahill, Vascular Biology and Therapeutics group, School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University.
Venue, date and time: Western Gateway G01, Tuesday, 13 October 2015 @ 1.00 pm

Vascular disease and stem cell behaviour - patching it all together

Professor Paul Cahill, Vascular Biology and Therapeutics group, School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series.
Seminar Title: Sensing and imaging of cell and tissue oxygenation by means of phosphorescent probes:new tools for hypoxia research.
Seminar Speaker: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.
Venue, date and time: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm  Tuesday 06 October 2015.

Sensing and imaging of cell and tissue oxygenation by means of phosphorescent probes: new tools for hypoxia research

Professor Dmitri Papkovsky, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 6 October 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Seminar on Tuesday 29 September 2015 in UCC WGB G01 @ 1.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Seminar Title: Insulin Receptor Substrate proteins:the keys to insulin actions. 
Seminar Speaker: Professor Shin-Ichiro Takahashi, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Insulin receptor substrate proteins: the keys to insulin actions

Professor Shin-Ichiro Takahashi, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series
Talk Title: Obesity, Metabolism and Cancer: mechanistic lessons from transdisciplinary studies
Speaker: Professor Stephen D. Hursting, Department of Nutrition and the Nutrition Research Institute, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina, USA.
Venue and Date: Western Gateway Building UCC G01 @ 1.00 p.m. on Monday, 22 June 2015

Obesity, metabolism and cancer: mechanistic lessons from transdisciplinary studies

Professor Stephen D. Hursting, Department of Nutrition and the Nutrition Research Institute, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina, USA

Western Gateway G01
Monday, 22 June 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. Venue: Biosciences Institute 1.13 @ 1.00 p.m. on Thursday, 18 June 2015. Title: Signalling by protein tyrosine phosphotases in health and disease. Speaker: Dr Anton Bennett, Professor of Pharmacology and Comparative Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Signalling by protein tyrosine phosphatases in health and disease

Dr Anton Bennett, Professor of Pharmacology and Comparitive Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Biosciences Institute 1.13
Thursday, 18 June 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Shining light on memory

Dr Mazahir Hasan, NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Identifying pathogenic mechanisms in Triple Negative breast cancers to help improve clinical outcomes

Dr Paul Mullan, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 14 May 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Cell-Cell adhesion regulation by GTPases and cytoskeletal remodelling

Dr Vania Braga, Faculty of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

The actinin family of actin cross-linking proteins: new perspectives on their non-muscle functions and potential applications as building blocks for synthetic protein nanostructures

Dr Paul Young, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Mechanisms of protein evolution and innovation in animals: birds, bears and beyond!

Dr Mary O'Connell, Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution Group, School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Nuclear receptor regulated metabolic pathways as targets in breast cancer

Professor Donald McDonnell, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham NC27710, USA

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Post-transcriptional regulation by multifunctional RNA-binding proteins: vertebrate phenotypes and regulatory mechanisms

Professor Nicola Gray, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Nanoparticle-biomolecule interactions: signalling and secretory impacts

Dr Iseult Lynch, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 9 April 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Translation initiation profiling by N-terminomics and ribosome profiling

Professor Petra Van Damme, Proteomics Lab, Department of Biochemistry, Ghent University, Belgium

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

PERP-ing into cell death

Dr Luminita Paraoan, Department of Eye and Vision Science, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool, UK

Western Gateway 4.05
Thursday, 12 March 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Nanoparticle-Biomolecule interactions - signalling and secretory impacts

Dr Iseult Lynch, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 @ 1.00 pm

NOTE: Unfortunately the Dr Iseult Lynch seminar advertised above is cancelled until further notice.

 

Professor Paula Booth, British Biophysical Society - Irish Lecture Tour

Biological Self-Assembly - natural and artificial membranes

Professor Paula Booth, Head of Department of Chemistry and Daniell Professor of Chemistry, King's College, London, UK

Western Gateway G03
Monday, 23 February 2015 @ 1.00 pm

Lecture part of the British Biophysical Society Irish Lecture Tour.

 

Can mitochrondrial death be predicted?

Dr Tríona Ní Chonghaile, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, UCD

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 3 March 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Seminar Series 2014-2015
Predictive Network Modelling: A modern tool for signalling and therapeutic research
Dr Lan Nguyen, Systems Biology Ireland, Conway Institute, UCD
Western Gateway GO1 @ 1.00 pm on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Predictive network modelling: a modern tool for signalling and therapeutic research

Dr Lan Nguyen, Systems Biology Ireland, Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin (UCD)

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Plastic antibodies for in vivo and diagnostic applications

Professor Sergey Piletsky, Leicester Biotechnology Group, University of Leicester, UK

Western Gateway G14
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 @ 3.00 pm

 

Centromere regulation in meiosis

Dr Elaine Dunleavy, Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

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Poster Design: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Mining the neurobiology of synaptic plasticity to develop new neurotherapeutics

Dr Keith Murphy, Theme Leader for Neuroscience Research, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Quality Control at the ER - for better, for worse, in sickness and in health

Dr Eoin Fleming, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G02
Friday, 30 January 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

PhD Information Evening

Dr Kellie Dean, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork (UCC) and Dr John Morrissey, School of Microbiology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 @ 6.00 pm

 

Beyond GWAS - genetic insights into physiology and diseases

Professor Alan Wright, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh, Scotland

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 @ 1.00 pm

 

Redox Proteomics as a readout for nanoparticle toxicity in aquatic organisms

Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 9 December 2014 @ 1.00 pm

 

The World's Oceans: Responses of echinoderm development to warming and acidification and analysis of the effects of multiple stressors on marine embryos and larvae

Professor Maria Byrne, University of Sydney, Australia

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 3 December 2014 @ 1.00 pm

A Joint seminar organised by the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC and the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC.

 

The Insulin-IGF System: at the nexus of lifespan and diseases of ageing: cancer and Alheimer's Disease

Professor Rosemary O'Connor, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 2 December 2014 @ 1.00 pm

 

Ribosome Profiling: The Dawn of Translatomics

Dr Pasha Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 @ 1.00 pm

 

Mechanisms of nervous system homeostasis through autophagy regulation

Dr Manolis Fanto, King's College London

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 @ 1.00 p.m. 


Lysosomal flux: Taking the trash out of neurodegenerative diseases

Dr Barry Boland, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 @ 1.00 p.m. 


Too much of a good thing: How immune effector signalling pathways contribute to anti-viral defence, tumour suppression and immunopathology

Dr Ken Nally, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G03
Tuesday, 8 April 2014 @ 1.00 p.m.


The therapeutic role of cannabinoids in Multiple Sclerosis: A new story toll'd

Dr Eric Downer, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 @ 1.00 p.m 


Forensic biology: Current and future challenges

Dr Louise McKenna, Director of Science, Forensic Science Laboratory, Dublin, Ireland

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 @ 1.00 p.m. 


Cell-specific contribution of ADAM family proteases towards pulmonary inflammation

Professor Andreas Ludwig, Aachen University, Germany

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 @ 1.00 p.m.


The impact of next-generation sequencing technology on finding rare disease genes in the Irish and Irish Traveller populations

Dr Jillian Casey, National Children's Research Centre, University College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 @ 1.00 p.m. 


The role of novel IL-1 family members in autoimmune disease

Dr Pat Walsh, Trinity College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 21 January 2014 @ 1.00 p.m.


EGFR and HER2: At last, cancer therapy meets systems biology

Professor Yosef Yarden, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 14 January 2014 @ 1.00 p.m.


Oncogene-driven redox cell survival mechanisms

Professor Tom Cotter, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 26 November 2013 @ 1.00 p.m.


Looking at big data in cancer biology: Make it simpler

Dr Andrei Zinovyev, Institut Curie, Paris

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 19 November 2013 @ 1.00 p.m.


Enacting a sustainable ecosystem for data-intensive biomedical research

Professor Anton Nekrutenko, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University
(Founder of Galaxy Project)

Western Gateway G01
Thursday, 14 November 2013 @ 1.00 p.m.


How purple photosynthetic bacteria harvest light energy

Professor Richard Cogdell FRS, Hooker Chair of Botany, University of Glasgow

Western Gateway G01
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 @ 1.00 p.m.


Genome defence by small RNAs

Dr Ramesh Pillai, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Grenoble, France

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday, 5 September 2013 @ 1.00pm

 

Redox pathways: From yeast to aging and exercise

Dr Brian McDonagh, Institute of Aging and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool, UK

G01 Western Gateway Building, University College Cork

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 @ 1.00pm

 

Calcium Signalling and Alzheimer’s Disease

Sir Michael Berridge, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 14 May 2013 @ 4.00 pm

Seminar co-hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and the Department of Physiology.
Sponsored by the Physiological Society and the Irish Area Section of the Biochemical Society.

 

Strategies to overcome resistance to HER2 targeted therapies in breast cancer

Dr Norma O’Donovan, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 7 May 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Protein-protein interactions – a suitable case for drug discovery?

Dr Paul England, School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 30 April 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

The biology of lithium: not just any old ion

Professor Adrian Harwood, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 23 April 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Multivesicular endosomes and their contacts with the endoplasmic reticulum

Professor Clare Futter, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 26 February 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Fast-tracking molecular diagnostics in oncology via antibody-based proteomics and digital pathology

Professor William Gallagher, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 12 February 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Membrane proteins for structure-function studies

Professor Martin Caffrey, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 5 February 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Unlocking histone lysine demethylases as epigenetic drug targets

Dr Laurens Kruidenier, Biology Discovery Leader, GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 29 January 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

Structural aspects of vesicle trafficking by Rab GTPases

Dr Amir Khan, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 15 January 2013 @ 1.00 pm

 

The busy genome: Mechanistic diversity and impact of transposable elements in bacteria

Dr Michael Chandler, Laboratory of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Universite Paul Sabatier de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 18 December 2012 @ 1.00 pm

 

Insulin-like growth factor 1 in neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders

Professor Friedrich Metzger, Hoffman-LaRoche, Basel, Switzerland

G01 Western Gateway, University College Cork

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 @ 1.00pm

 

Next generation animal breeding: gaps in knowledge and expertise

Dr Donagh Berry, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland

G01 Western Gateway, University College Cork

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 @ 1.00pm

 

Droplet networks containing engineered protein pores

Professor Hagan Bayley, Chemical Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK

G01 Western Gateway, University College Cork

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 @ 1.00pm 

Mitochondria, boom & bust: therapeutic opportunities in disease

Karl Morten PhD, Oxford University

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Monday 28 May 2012 @ 4.00 pm

 

Using Switchable Mouse Genetics to Identify Cancer Drug Targets

Professor Gerard Evan, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex G05, University College Cork

Thursday, 26 of April, 2012@ 3.00 pm

 

Definition of the Molecular Mechanisms that link Hypercholesterolemia to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Professor Donald McDonnell, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex G05, University College Cork

Thursday, 26 of April, 2012@ 3.00 pm

 

Cell and molecular mechanisms of epilepsy

Professor David Henshall, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI)

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 19 April 2012 @ 4.00 pm

 

Cancer stem cells in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia – is cure possible

Professor Tessa L Holyoake, Professor of Experimental Haematology, Director of the Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow

G14 Western Gateway, University College Cork

Friday 9 March 2012 @ 14.10 pm

Kindly sponsored by Novartis
Co-Chair Dr Mary Cahill (Haematology), Dr Sharon McKenna (Cork Cancer Research Centre)
A special welcome to all staff medical, scientific and all students from Cork University Hospital and University College Cork.

 

Vile bile pigments: a jaundiced view of linear tetrapyrrole biology

Dr Tim Mantle, Molecular Enzymology, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday, 1 March 2012@ 4.00 pm

 

Towards Google Maps of gene expression

Dr Pasha Baranov, Department of Biochemistry, University College Cork

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 2nd February 2012 @ 4.00 pm

 

Fishing for proteins: Strategies for finding oxidatively damaged proteins in the proteome

Professor David Sheehan, Department of Biochemistry, University College Cork

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 19 January 2012 @ 4.00 pm

 

Jak Stat signalling

Dr Ana Costa-Pereira, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday, 12 January 2012 @ 4.00 pm

 

Grb10, a single imprinted gene with two expression patterns and multiple functions

Dr Andrew Ward, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 1 December 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Applications of proteomics tools within cell biology

Dr Kathryn Lilley, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Proteomics, Department of Biochemistry and Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, UK

AL-G18 Aras na Laoi, University College Cork

Thursday 17 November 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Molecular control of inflammatory signal transduction: lessons from genetic screens

Dr Endre Kiss-Toth, Department of Cardiovascular Science, University of Sheffield, UK

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 3 November 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Transcriptional and epigenetic control of the hepatic inflammation fibrosis-cancer axis

Professor Derek Mann, Professor of Hepatology, Liver Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, UK

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 27 October 2011 @ 4.00 pm

PNC1 regulates mitochrondrial activity and the invasive phenotype of cancer cells

Dr Cedric Favre, Department of Biochemistry, UCC

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 19 May 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Regulation of cancer cell proliferation and cell survival by NF-kB

Professor Neil Perkins, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, UK

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 12 May 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Fibre-shaped nanoparticles and mesothelioma

Professor Ken Donaldson, Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 5 May 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Signalling ballet in four dimensions

Professor Boris Kholodenko, Conway Institute, University College Dublin

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 28 April 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Macrophage systems biology

Professor David Hume, Director of The Roslin Institute and Research Director, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 14 April 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Protein dynamics illuminated through bacterial behaviour

Professor Judith Armitage, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK

WW5 West wing, University College Cork

Tuesday 22 March 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Soluble CEA-related cell adhesion molecule 8 (sCEACAM8), a novel ligand of CEACAM1, has a potential role in inflammation, infection and wound healing

Dr Bernhard B Singer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Seminar Room, Biosciences Institute, University College Cork

Wednesday 16 March 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Oxygen sensing and adaptive responses to hypoxia in plants

Professor Joost van Dongen, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, University of Potsdam, Germany

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 10 March 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

Genome-wide analysis of secretory pathway function in mammalian cells

Professor Jeremy Simpson, School of Biology and Environment Science, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 3 March 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

The biochemistry of the placebo effect

Dr Dylan Evans, School of Medicine, University College Cork

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 10 February 2011 @ 4.00 pm

 

A novel signalling pathway initiating adhesion-dependent platelet thrombosis

Professor Michael Berndt, College of Medicine and Health, University College Cork, Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 11 May 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Cell autonomous and non-autonomous effects of the Retinoblastoma Protein in cellular differentiation and invasion

Professor Dennis McCance, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Wednesday 5 May 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

The Regulation of NF-kappaB

Professor Michael J. May, Department of Animal Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 4 May 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Nuclear Receptor Signalling Pathways as Targets for Drug Discovery in Cancer

Professor Donald P. Mc Donnell, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 29 April 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

How to keep in touch with reality during the sequencing race in the era of i-Genomics

Dr Pasha Baranov, Department of Biochemistry, University College Cork, Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 27 April 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Stalled ribosomes – the end of the road……. or not

Dr Jeremy Brown, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, University of Newcastle, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 13 April 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

The origin of the tRNA molecule

Dr Massimo Di Giulio, Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, CNR-IGB, Naples, Italy

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 30 March 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

The sarcomere: a mechanically active signal transduction hub

Professor Mathias Gautel, Brithish Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre of Research Excellence, King's College London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 23 March 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

From the metabolome to the ancient proteome: a post-genomic journey through time

Professor Jane Thomas-Oates, Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK

G2 Kane building, University College Cork

Monday 15 March 2010 @ 11.00 am

 

From Neurodevelopment to Neurodegeneration:  The role of the neurotrophic factor, Growth Differentiation Factor-5 in the promotion of neuronal survival and growth and its relevance to Parkinson’s disease

Dr Gerard O'Keeffe, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 9 March 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Dissecting the roles of ES cell maintenance factors as a prelude to chondrogenic differentiation

Dr Susan Kimber, Core Technology Facility, University of Manchester, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 2 March 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Identification of New Transcriptional Hosts for the Coactivator SRC-1: Defining New Networks in Breast Cancer

Dr Leonie Young, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 16 February 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Taking insult from injury: novel mediators in diabetic kidney disease

Professor Catherine Godson, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 26 January 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Visibly Stressed: The TAO of RNA Triage

Dr Nancy Kedersha, Division of Rheumatology/Immunology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Wednesday 20 January 2010 @ 1.00 pm

 

Cryo-electron microscopy of chaperone machines

Professor Helen Saibil, Bernal Professor of Structural Biology, Department of Crystallography, Institute for Structural & Molecular Biology, Birkbeck College London

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Wednesday 11 November 2009 @ 1.00 pm

British Biophysical Society Lecture

 

Computational Gene Finding.  Ab initio approach

Dr Mark Borodovsky, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Atlanta, Georgia, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 1 September 2009 @ 12.00 noon

 

 

RNA Editing and the Evolution and Engineering of Animal Behavior

Professor Robert Reenan, Brown University, New England, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Wednesday 13 May 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

hMOF, a histone acetyltransferase involved in cancer

Dr Stephen Rea, Department of Biochemistry, NUI, Galway

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 31 March 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

The role of microRNAs in tumor progression

Professor Marcus Peter, Ben May Department for Cancer Research, University of Chicago, USA

LG52 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Friday 13 March 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

Molecular choreography in the human platelet: a central role for integrins

Professor Niamh Moran, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 10 March 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

IGF and Cancer in Mouse Models

Professor Derek LeRoith, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 3 March 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

Interpreting the Malignant Genome and its consequences; implications for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Dr Mark Lawler, Medicine, Trinity College Dublin

G05 Brookfield, University College Cork

Thursday 26 February 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

The giant protein titin as a mechanosensor in muscle

Professor Mathias Gautel, King’s College, London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 24 February 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

PML nuclear bodies and the regulation of NF-kappaB

Dr Ruaidhri Carmody, Department of Biochemistry, University College Cork

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 3 February 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

PTEN a critical checkpoint in regulating T cell responses

Dr Patrick Walsh, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 27 January 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

Genetics drives therapy for Haematological malignancies

Professor Finbarr Cotter, Queen Mary School of Medicine London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 20 January 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

Structural basis for Rab-Effector Specificity

Dr Amir Khan, Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College, Dublin

AL 10 Aras na Laoi, University College Cork

Tuesday 13 January 2009 @ 1.00 PM

 

Membrane Attack Complex/Perforin-like proteins in immunity

Professor James Whisstock, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University, Australia

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Monday 1 December 2008 @ 4.00 PM

 

Identification and targeting of a metastatic program regulated by the IGF-1 receptor

Professor Pnina Brodt, Centre for Translational Research in Cancer, Department of Surgery, Oncology and Medicine, McGill University and the McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Friday 7 November 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

Human amniotic fluid as a new source for stem cell research

Professor Markus Hengstschlager, Institute of Medical Genetics, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

G19 Kane Building, University College Cork

Thursday 16 October 2008 @ 6.00 PM

 

Thiol-dependent redox signalling

Dr Philip Eaton, Department of Cardiology, Rayne Institute GKT School Of Medicine, London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 16 October 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

The role of prolyl hydroxylases in metabolism and cancer

Professor Eyal Gottlieb, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, University of Glasgow, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Wednesday 15 October 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

Signal Transduction from a Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Perspective

Professor Nick Tonks, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 14 October 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

Role of DNA polymerase eta, and PIK kinase signalling, in the response of human cells to cisplatin-induced DNA damage

Dr Michael Carty, Department of Biochemistry, School of Natural Sciences, NUI, Galway

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 7 October 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

Cell survival effects of the ghrelin mimetic GHRP-6 in the neuroendocrine system

Dr Julie Ann Chowen, Departamento de Endocrinología, Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Instituto de Investigación, Biomédica Princesa, Madrid

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 11 September 2008 @ 1.00 PM

 

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA): Scientific research-for-development to enhance food security and improve livelihoods in Africa

Dr Peter Hartmann, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria

G19 Kane building, University College Cork

Tuesday 2 September 2008 @ 11.45 am

 

Identification and characterisation of Ryanodine Receptor Mutations in Malignant Hyperthermia

Dr Kathyrn Stowell, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 5 June 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Compartmentalisation of cAMP signalling by intracellular targeting of phosphodiesterases

Professor Miles Houslay, Dvn Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Glasgow, Scotland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 15 April 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Worming through cilia biology

Dr Oliver Blacque, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 8 April 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

A stroll across the bio/electronic interface

Professor Ciara O’Sullivan, Nanobiotechnology and Bioanalysis Group, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tarragona, Spain

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 1 April 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Nuclear Regulation of the Nuclear Factor-kappaB

Dr Ruaidhri Carmody, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 13 March 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Molecular basis of insulin signalling: from the bench to the bedside

Professor Jeremy Tavare, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 11 March 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Cancer cell progression: Role of the αvβ6 heterodimer in tumour cell invasion

Professor Ian Hart, Centre for Tumour Biology, Institute of Cancer and CR-UK Clinical Centre, John Vane Science Centre, London, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 4 March 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Mass spectrometry imaging of (neuro) peptides at Delft University of Technology: Towards using the mass spectrometer as a (bio) molecular microscope

Professor Peter Verhaert, Department of Biotechnology, Kluyver Laboratory, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Friday 29 February 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Stress-induced modulation of chromatin compaction in Arabidopsis thaliana

Dr Paul Fransz, Synthetic Systems Biology and Nuclear Organization, Cell and Systems Biology, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 26 February 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

From calcium signaling to mitochondrial functions

Professor Alexei Tepikin, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology,  Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 19 February 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

The retinal response to injury: lessons for neuroprotection

Dr Christian Grimm, Lab of Retinal Cell Biology, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 12 February 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

The Alzheimer protein: insights into how Abeta mediates disease

Professor Dominic Walsh, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 29 January 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Enzyme catalysis, protein electrostatics and NMR titration curves

Dr Jens Nielson, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 22 January 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

Molecular analysis of RNA-directed DNA methylation and transcriptional gene silencing in Arabidopsis

Dr Tatsuo Kanno, Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 17 January 2008 @ 12.00 noon

 

The role of RACK1 in mediating crosstalk between growth factor and adhesion signalling

Dr Patrick Kiely, Cell Biology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University College Cork

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 15 January 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

The nucleosome is not a tuna can: the dynamics of chromatin structure

Dr Andrew Flaus, Centre for Chromosome Biology, Department of Biochemistry, NUI Galway

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 8 January 2008 @ 1.00 pm

 

p63, regulator of stem cells in cancer and aging

Dr Bill Keyes, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Thursday 20 December 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

Playing Chess with Tumors: Evaluation of Cancer Cell Plasticity upon Immunotherapy

Dr Robert Kammerer, Tumor Immunology Laboratory, University of Munich, Germany

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 11 December 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

Chemical modulation of S1P receptors in the therapy of Multiple Sclerosis- Atypical signal transduction and trafficking of a GPCR

Dr Florian Mullershausen, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 20 November 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

Genetic defects predisposing to cancer and/or neurodegeneration.

Professor Martin Lavin, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Monday 12 November 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

Toll-like receptor signal transduction in infection and inflammation

Professor Luke O’Neill, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Monday 5 November 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

Assembly of Centromeres on Human Chromosomes

Professor Kevin F. Sullivan, SFI Research Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway

LG51 Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork

Tuesday 16 October 2007 @ 1.00 pm

 

CASTing Light on Pol I Transcription

Dr Kostya Panov, Wellcome Trust Biocentre, University of Dundee, UK

Seminar Room 1.13 Biosciences Institute, University College Cork

Friday 24 August 2007 @ 12.00 Noon

 

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