Medical School Research Meeting 2019

The 15th Annual Medical Scool Research Meeting took place in the Octagon on 17th -18th June 2019. The main aim of the event was to showcase the many excellent research projects and posters from our early career researchers and students. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Leading Technologies and Ethical Challenges”. The keynote lecture…

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Department of Neuroscience Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 24 June 2019, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Mark Isalan, Imperial College London

Title: “Genetic control for therapy: synthetic transcription repressors in Huntington’s disease” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speaker: Dr Mark Isalan, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College, London   Background Dr Mark Isalan is a Reader in Gene Network Engineering at Imperial College London and runs a research group…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 08 April, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Rickie Patani, The Francis Crick Institute, London

Title: “Intron retention and nuclear loss of Splicing Factor Proline and Glutamine rich (SFPQ) are hallmarks of ALS” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speaker: Dr Rickie Patani, MRC Senior Clinical Fellow. The Francis Crick Institute, London Biography Rickie Patani obtained a BSc (in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience) and…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 10 December 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr George Tarforis, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, University of Oxford

Title: “A multifaceted approach to disease mechanisms in common and rarer forms of Parkinsonism” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speaker: Dr George Tarforis, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, University of Oxford Background My research aim is to delineate cellular pathways in protein quality control that could inform the development…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 03 December 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Jill Fowler, Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Research Fellow, The University of Edinburgh

Title: ” The therapeutic potential of enhancing astrocytic Nrf2-signalling in combating neurodegeneration caused by cerebral hypoperfusion” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speaker:  Dr Jill Fowler, Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Research Fellow, The University of Edinburgh Background Brain injury, including that due to stroke and head injury, is associated with an increased risk of…

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