Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar Series

Wednesday 26th June 2019 Title:  “Regulation of lung pathophysiology via circadian control of Integrinβ1 and RhoA”Speaker:  Dr. John Blaikley, University of Manchester.Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pmAbstract:  In 2017 the Nobel Prize was awarded to researchers who discovered the circadian clock. It is now recognised that this clock alters 40%…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 7th May 2019

Title: “Protection against respiratory infection by the microbiota” Speaker: Dr Tom Clarke, Imperial College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pmAbstract: Environmentally exposed surfaces in humans are colonized by a vast number of foreign microbes (the commensal microbiota) and these organisms play a key role in regulating mucosal and systemic…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 15th April 2019

Title: “Viral hijacking of the Host DNA damage and Innate Immune Responses: Novel Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets” Speaker: Dr Greg Moseley, Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Australia. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract: Despite a limited coding capacity, RNA viruses such as rabies (RABV) and Nipah (NiV) virus…

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CANCELLED: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 7th January 2019

Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, Dr Wei Li will be unable to visit Sheffield on Monday 7th January.  Her seminar entitled “Targeting endothelial BMP9 signalling for treating cardiopulmonary diseases” (scheduled to commence at 12:30pm) will be rescheduled to a later date and we will circulate the details in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience this…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 7th November 2018

Title:  “Fishing for clues into the causes of osteoarthritis” Speaker:  Dr Chrissy Hammond, University of Bristol. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  1:00pm – 2:00pm Abstract: The painful, degenerative, joint condition osteoarthritis affects millions of people in the UK and worldwide. While we know that genes, loading and environmental factors play a role…

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