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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 18 October 2017, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Terence Rabbitts, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford
Title: From Intracellular antibodies to small molecule inhibitors of mutant RAS in cancer
Host: Dr Colin Cooper
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Wednesday 1 November 2017, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Gert Veenstra, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Title: Epigenetic regulation during development and genome evolution
Host: Dr Grant Wheeler
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Wednesday 17 January 2018, 1pm

Speaker: Dr Lorna Williamson, Director of Publishing and Engagement, Royal College of Pathologists, London
Title: Getting the message across: turning science into stories
Host: Prof Tracey Chapman
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Wednesday 31 January 2018, 1pm
Speaker: Dr Gavin Kelsey, Brabraham Institute, Cambridge
Title: Epigenetic mechanisms patterning the germline
Host: Prof Andrea Munsterberg
Venue: Lecture Lecture 4


Wednesday 7 February 2018, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Ian Owens, Director of Science, Natural History Museum, London
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Prof David S Richardson
Venue: Lecture Lecture 4


Wednesday 28 February 2018, 1pm
Speaker: Dr Paul Hoskisson, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Dr Tom Clarke
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Wednesday 25 April 2018, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Nicola Stanley-Wall, University of Dundee
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Dr Richard Bowater
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Wednesday 2 May 2018, 1pm
Speaker: Prof Angus Buckling, University of Exeter
Title: To Be Confirmed
Host: Prof Tracey Chapman & Dr Marco Archetti
Venue: EFRY 01.02


Previous years' speakers