SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 13 November 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Dr John Davies, Chief Scientific Officer of the Oxford ARUK Drug Discovery Institute

Title: “New approaches to the crisis in finding therapies for neurodegenerative diseases underlying dementia. (What the ARUK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute can do for you)” Speaker: Dr John Davies,  Chief Scientific Officer of the Oxford ARUK Drug Discovery Institute Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Background The Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Drug Discovery…

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Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine Symposium- 24th November 2017


24 November 2017

Ian Cooke Lecture Theatre, Level 4, The Jessop Wing


0900 – 0930    Registration

0930 – 0945    Welcome and Introductions     Allan Pacey

Chair – Allan Pacey

0945 – 1015    A life devoted to cleavage…    Tom Fleming


1015 – 1030    Sins of the fathers: investigating sperm-mediated

epigenetic inheritance in zebrafish    James Ord

1030 – 1100    Integrins and Rac1 in the control of breast    Nasreen Akhtar
Tissue remodeling during the reproductive cycle

1100 – 1130    Coffee

Chair – Elspeth Whitby

1130 – 1200    Too much or too little sex steroids – exploring inborn errors

of steroidogenesis      Nils Krohn

1200 – 1215    A comparative qualitative analysis of the affordability        Ada Achinaya

of assisted reproductive treatment between the UK and Nigeria

1215 – 1245     3 minute thesis competition

1245 – 1400    LUNCH

Chair Alireza Fazeli

1400 – 1430    Novel therapies for fetal growth restriction.            Anna David (London)

1430 – 1500    The role of fetal MRI on antenatally detected     Tina Thekkekkara

    renal anomalies                                                                          Sheffield Childrens Hosp

1500 – 1530    Tea

Chair – Allan Pacey

1530 – 1600    The Role of endothelial Progenitor Cells in the    Peter Sipos

     Uterine and Placental Vasculature

1600 – 1630    Eggs, sperm and all that – how we know what we know    Matthew Cobb


1630 – 1645    Discussion and Close of Meeting


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Learning & Teaching and Research Programme Surgeries

The Faculty Officer Team offers Learning & Teaching and Research Programme Surgeries.   If you have questions or would simply like a small group of friendly colleagues at faculty level to share  and explore your ideas with, the surgeries are a perfect opportunity. Example topics you may want to bring to the table include support in innovating or challenges with assessment, developing…

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