Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology

Seminar Series

All seminars run at 12noon in seminar room 1.08 of the C.H Waddington building, King's Buildings (unless stated otherwise)
Thursday 12th January
Speaker: Prof Ulrich Schwarz (Heidelberg University, BioQuant and Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Title: Active elasticity of cells
Host: Prof Andrew Goryachev
Thursday 26th January
Speaker: Dr Sarah Davies (University of Copenhagen)
Title: Responsibility in practice: What does (and should) scientific responsibility mean?
Host: Dr Jane Calvert
Thursday 9th February
Speaker: Dr Gilles Charvin (IGBMC)
Title: Nonlinear feedback drives homeostatic plasticity in H2O2 stress response
Host: Prof Peter Swain
Friday 24th February
Speaker: Prof Arben Merkoçi (Spain national centre for nanotechnology)
Title: Diagnostics using Nanobiosensors
Host: Dr Baojun Wang
Thursday 9th March
Title: All the fun of the FAIR:  status and prospects for research data management in Life Sciences
Host: Prof Andrew Millar
Thursday 23rd March
Title: Chemotactic bacteria as mobile biosensory devices
Host: Dr Filippo Menolascina
Friday 31st March
Title: Frequency doubling in the cyanobacterial circadian clock
Host: Prof Peter Swain
Thursday 20th April
Title: Growing Buildings with Bacteria: An Architects approach to Synthetic Biology
Host: Dr Naomi Nakayama
Thursday 4th May **CANCELLED**
Speaker: Prof Wendy Bickmore (Director - MRC Human Genetics Unit)
Host: Dr Patrick Cai
Thursday 25th May
Speaker: Dr Thomas Howard (Newcastle University)
Title: Navigating biological complexity: application of design of experiments methodology to metabolic engineering and synthetic gene networks
Host: Dr Hannah Florance
Thursday 8th June
Speaker:  Jean Baptiste Lugagne (CRI, Paris)
Title:Real-time control of a genetic toggle switch
Host: Dr Meriem el Karoui
Thursday 22nd June
Speaker: Prof Victor de Lorenzo ( Spanish National Center for Biotechnology)
Title: : What transcriptional noise tells us about the cell inside
Hosts: Prof Alistair Elfick & Dr Aitor de las Heras
Tuesday 27th June
Speaker: Francesca Cesari (Chief Biological Sciences Editor at Nature)
Host: Dr Sara Buonomo