Department of Human Communication Sciences Seminar – Thursday, 4th May 2017

Speaker:  Dr Steven Bloch,   University College London. Title:  Everyday conversation and severe speech problems: Can social interaction change through therapy? Venue:  Elmfield Building, Lecture Theatre 1 Time:  13:00-14:00 Abstract:  This presentation examines the features and preliminary effects of a new conversation therapy approach for people with acquired degenerative motor speech disorders (dysarthria) typical in…

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Mellanby Centre Seminar

Date: Friday 5 May 2017 Time: 1.00 – 2.00 pm Title: The role of tumour microenvironment in cancer metastasis Speaker: Dr Vin-Zhi Qian, University of Edinburgh Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, The Medical School Dr Bin-Zhi Qian received his bachelor degree from Fudan University, Shaghai, China.  He then joined Chinese Human Genome Centre at…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 25th April 2017

Title: “The Role of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Human Diseases” Speaker: Professor Stephen Archer, Queen’s University Ontario. Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract: Dr Archer is Head of Medicine at Queen’s University, Ontario Canada. His research interests are in oxygen sensing, mitochondrial biology and developing experimental therapeutics for human…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 08 May: 13:00 – 14:00 – Professor David Attwell, Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London

Title:  “The role of capillary pericytes in controlling brain blood flow in health and disease” Speaker:  Professor David Attwell, Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background David Attwell studied physics in Oxford, and then did a PhD in neuroscience with Julian Jack. After a post-doc…

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AURDM Seminar Thursday 13 April

Fertile Ground Seminar Series Title: Sperm in the Fast Lane: birds, balls and BrdU Speaker: Dr Alexander Ball (Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield) Venue: Ian Cooke Lecture Theatre, Level 4, The Jessop Wing Date and Time:  Thursday 13 April 1230-1330 Dr Alex Ball is an evolutionary biologist focussing on understand the selection pressures…

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