Seminars are held on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre at the Queen’s Medical Research Institute
(Full travel information here).

Time 12.30-1.30pm.

Seminar Program Organiser:

Dr. Matt Brook (

Upcoming Seminars in 2014


Autumn/Winter series

Monday 08 September 2014

The Versatile Macrophage:Receptors and Functions

Prof. Siamon Gordon, University of Oxford

Host: Prof. Jeff Pollard

Monday 15 September 2014

Targeting cancer-related inflammation

Prof. Fran Balkwill, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Host: Prof. Jeff Pollard

Monday 22 September 2014


Prof. Siladitya Bhattacharya, University of Aberdeen

Host: Prof. Hilary Critchley

Monday 29 September 2014

Agonists of the promiscuous CatSper Ca2+ channel – the sperm´s friend and foe?

Dr. Timo Stuenker, Center of Advanced European Studies and Research

Host: Dr. Rod Mitchell

Monday 06 October 2014


Dr. Pantelis Gerogiades, University of Cyprus

Host: Dr. Matthew Brook

Monday 13 October 2014


Prof. Dino Guissani, University of Cambridge

Host: Prof. Jane Norman

Monday 20 October 2014



Host: TBA

Monday 27 October 2014 - No Seminar

Prof. Steve Hillier Retirement Symposium

Monday 03 November 2014

Epigenetic reprogramming in mammalian development

Prof. Wolf ReikBabraham Institute

Host: Dr. Matt Brook

Monday 10 November 2014


Dr. Scott Nelson, University of Glasgow

Host: Dr. Andrew Horne

Monday 17 November 2014

Hormonal influences on the pain experience

Dr. Katy Vincent, University of Oxford

Host: Dr. Andrew Horne

Monday 24 November 2014

Ex-vivo uterine environment (EVE) therapy and the chronically catheterised second trimester fetus: studies in a sheep model of preterm birth and intrauterine infection

Dr. Matthew KempUniversity of Western Australia

Host: Dr. Sarah Stock

Monday 01 December 2014


Prof. Kamil Kranc, SCRM

Host: Dr. Matthew Brook

Monday 08 December 2014


Dr. Rosalind John, University of Cardiff

Host: Prof. Nicola Gray

Monday 15 December 2014


Dr. Bin-Zhi Qian, CRH

Host: Prof. Jeff Pollard






Details of events and seminars held at other University of Edinburgh (UoE) and affiliated institutions that may be of interest can be found below:

UoE College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

UoE School of Biological Sciences

UoE/MRC Centre for Inflammation Research

UoE/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences

UoE Centre for Molecular Medicine

UoE Centre for Integrative Physiology

UoE Centre for Neuroregeneration

UoE Centre for Systems Biology at Edinburgh

UoE Institute of Cell Biology

UoE Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology

MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine

MRC Human Genetics Unit

Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

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