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Open Lectures will take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 13:00 in the Elizabeth Fry Building, unless otherwise stated. These lectures are open to everyone, including undergraduate students, PhD students, research staff, research associates, faculty and visitors. Please come along and listen to first-class scientists talk about their work in areas of research active within the School of Biological Sciences.

Wednesday 2 October 2019, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Sabine Werner, Professor of Cell Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Title: Stromal-epithelial interactions in wound repair and cancer
Hosts:  Prof Uli Mayer and Dr Mohammad Hajihosseini
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm
Speaker: Dr Richard Merrill, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t (LMU), Munich
Title: Mate choice and speciation in tropical butterflies
Host: Dr Lewis Spurgin
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 6 November 2019, 1pm UEA Life & Science Talk Logo
Speaker: Prof Nicola Stonehouse, University of Leeds
Title: Poliomyelitis - why do we need new vaccines and how close are we to developing them?
Host: Dr Richard Bowater 
Venue: EFRY 01.05

This is a UEA Life & Science talk and a Biochemical Society Sponsored seminar

 

 

 

Wednesday 20 November 2019, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Andrea Vortkamp, University of Duisburg-Essen
Title: Heparan sulfate in chondrocytes: friend or foe?
Co-Hosts: Prof Andrea Munsterberg & Prof Ian Clark 
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 4 December 2019, 1pm 
Speaker: Prof Heather McQueen, Professor of Biology Education, University of Edinburgh SFHEA National Teaching Fellow
Title: The Quecture: Personalised Learning in Lectures
Host: Dr Harriet Jones
Venue: SCI 3.05

 

Wednesday 15 January 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Martin Kaltenpoth, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Title: To Be Confirmed 
Hosts: Prof Matt Hutchings
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 5 February 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Nick Talbot, The Sainsbury Laboratory
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Prof Tamas Dalmay
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 4 March 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Kayla King, Department of Zoology, Oxford  
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Prof Tracey Chapman 
Venue: SCI 3.05

 

Wednesday 11 March 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof David Smith, Sheffield Hallam University
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Dr Harriet Jones
Venue: SCI 3.05

 

Wednesday 18 March 2020, 2pm *note change to usual start time*
Speaker: Dr Tom Williams, University of Bristol
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Dr Laura Lehtovirta-Morley
Venue: SCI 3.05

 

Wednesday 25 March 2020, 1pm
Speaker: To Be Confirmed
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: To Be Confirmed
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 22 April 2020, 1pm
Speaker: To Be Confirmed
Title:  To Be Confirmed
Host: To Be Confirmed
Venue: Lecture Theatre 4

 

Wednesday 6 May 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Niclas Kolm, Stockholm
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Dr Alexei Maklakov
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 20 May 2020, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Martha Clockie, University of Leicester
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Prof Colin Murrell
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 10 June 2020, 1pm
Speaker: To Be Confirmed
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: To Be Confirmed
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 24 June 2020, 1pm
Speaker: To Be Confirmed
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: To Be Confirmed
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 1pm
Speaker: To Be Confirmed
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: To Be Confirmed
Venue: EFRY 01.05

 

Previous years' speakers