REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Title:  “Macrophage dynamics in helminth infection: Insights into type 2 immunity and tissue repair” Speaker:  Professor Judith Allen, University of Manchester Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Macrophages activated by the Th2 cytokines IL-4 and IL-13 are found in high numbers at the site of helminth infection. Macrophage…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 6th March 2017

Title:  “Onset of viral encephalitis made clear in zebrafish” Speaker:  Dr Jean-Pierre Levraud, Institut Pasteur, Paris Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Many viruses that generally cause mild disease sometimes reach the central nervous system (CNS) of a few individuals with devastating results. To better understand the host…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 2nd February 2017

Title:  “Novel mechanisms connecting diet, Kupffer cell activation and systemic lipid metabolism” Speaker:  Dr Clett Erridge, University of Leicester Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Epidemiological studies have revealed that the interplay between environmental factors, inflammation and lipid metabolism plays a key role in regulating risk of coronary artery…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 17th January 2017

Title: “Coordination of collective cell migration by asymmetric division” Speaker: Dr Shane Herbert, University of Manchester. Date: Tuesday 17th January 2017 Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract: The asymmetric division of stem or progenitor cells generates daughters with distinct fates and regulates cell diversity during tissue morphogenesis. However,…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 15th December 2016

Title:  “How to make a stem cell: Notch and TGFbeta signalling crosstalk in the haemogenic endothelium” Speaker:  Dr Rui Monteiro, University of Oxford. Date:  Thursday 15th December 2016 Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  I am investigating the role of TGFbeta in the formation of haematopoietic stem cells…

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