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CTR Seminar Series - All welcome!

2018-2019 Talks

 

Wednesday 5 September 2018

Professor Lynne Selwood, School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia

Title: Marsupial developmental biology: The role of place and time

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room,  Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Tuesday 16 October  2018

Dr Micha Drukker, Helmholtz Center Munich

Title: Regulation of differentiation by membraneless organelles

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room,  Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Dr Salim Al-Gailani, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University

Title: Vitamin trials: a history of folic acid in pregnancy and public health

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Professor Simon Szreter, Cambridge University

Title: TBC (theme: Effects of (pre-HIV) STIs on infertility throughout history)

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room,  Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Dr Tatiana El-Bacha, Brazil

Title: TBC

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Dr Pascale Chavatte-Palmer, INRA, France

Title: Placental effects of air pollution and exposure to nanoparticles in a rabbit model, with exploration of long term effects in offspring

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Monday 11 March: 2-5pm

Reproductive Physiology mini Symposium

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room,  Physiology Building, Downing Site

2pm Dr Holly Groome, University of Adelaide

The role of macrophages in vascular adaptations to pregnancy

 2.45pm A/Prof Tu’uhe Lino, University of Melbourne

 Diagnostics Discovery for Pregnancy Complications

 3.30pm A/Prof Natalie Hannan, University of Melbourne

Understanding the vascular and placental dysfunction in preeclampsia to discover novel therapeutic targets

 4.15pm Dr Jemma Evans, Hudson Institute

Dark, sticky and treacherous: The negative impact of advanced glycation end products on fertility

Holly, Tu’uhe and Natalie are keen to meet one to one with investigators in the CTR. If you would like to meet with them, please contact Amanda Sferruzz-Perri (ans48@cam.ac.uk) to arrange a meeting time.


Monday 18 March: 4-5pm Special CTR seminar

Bryan Matthews Seminar room

Dr Ellen Menkhorst, University of Melbourne

Decidual-trophoblast interactions during the establishment of pregnancy

 Prof Eva Dimitriadis will also be around for the day and is keen to meet with people

 Ellen and Eva are keen to meet one-one with investigators in the CTR. If you would like to meet with them, please contact Amanda Sferruzz-Perri (ans48@cam.ac.uk) to arrange a meeting time.

 

Friday 29 March 2019

Dr Caitlin Wyrwool, University of Western Australia

Title: TBC

Room:

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 5 June 2019

Dr David Monk, University of East Anglia

Title: TBA

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room,  Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

 2017-2018 Talks

 

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Dr David Williams

University College London Hospital

Title: Paternal metabolism, fetal growth and maternal disease

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 6th December 2017: no seminar (moved to Friday 8th December)

 

Friday 8th December 2017

Professor Stephen G. Matthews

Professor, Physiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Title: Glucocorticoid Programming of the Fetal Brain: Intergenerational Consequences

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Dr Keith Lee

Visiting Fellow, Hong Kong University

Title: The pleiotropic effect of glycodelin glycosylation in human reproduction

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Professor Penny Gowland

Nottingham University

Title: Using MRI to study placental function in vivo

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Dr Adam Watkins

Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology, University of Nottingham

Title: TBC

Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm

 

Thursday 7 June 2018

Professor Boris Kramer

Maastricht University

Title: TBC

Bryan Matthews Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site

Talk commences 4.00pm