SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 29 October 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Prof Siddharthan Chandran, MacDonald Chair of Neurology, University of Edinburgh

Title: “Is there a role for stem cells in regenerative neurology ?” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ              Speaker:  Prof Siddharthan Chandran, MacDonald Chair of Neurology, University of Edinburgh Backround: Professor Siddharthan Chandran works in the emerging discipline of Regenerative Neurology. His research combines laboratory activity that includes…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 22 October 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Alessio Vagnoni, Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, King’s College London

Title: “Watching neurons in their natural habitat: axonal transport and neuronal ageing in Drosophila” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speaker: Dr Alessio Vagnoni, Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, King’s College London   Background: “I graduated from the University of Pavia and IUSS (Pavia, Italy) with a Master’s degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology. After…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 01 October 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Nicola Heron, Head of Collaborative R&D; and Kerry Shea, Senior Research Scientist – Medicines Discovery Catapult

Title:  “Opportunities for Collaboration, Medicines Discovery Catapult” Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Speakers: Nicola Heron, Head of Collaborative R&D, Kerry Shea, Senior ResearchScientist, Background Nicola Heron: Experienced Non Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry.  Skilled in Medical Devices, Oncology, Medicinal Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Drug Development. …

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 21 May 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Joanna Elson, Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Title:  “New perspectives on mitochondrial variation in Human disease” Speaker:  Dr Joanna Elson, Institute of Genetic Medicine, University of Newcastle Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Biography I am a lecturer who has worked in the team for nearly fifteen years. I look at mtDNA disease through the prism of evolution, and apply informatics…

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REMINDER – Inaugural Lecture: Professor Chris McDermott – Helping Patients Survive the Experts

We would like to invite you to the inaugural lecture of Professor Chris McDermott which will be held on Friday 20th April 2018. Title: Helping Patients Survive the Experts Date and time: Friday 20th April  2018 – 4.30pm Venue: Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) 385a, Glossop Road, S10 2HQ, Sheffield This  will be followed by a wine reception…

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