Details of the latest Pharmacy events Details of the latest Pharmacy events

The School of Pharmacy hosts a wide range of events from research seminars at the UEA to in-school events around the country. 

School of Pharmacy Research Seminar Series 2016 12 noon, Lecture Theatre 4 (unless specified)

Dr Gloria Lopez-Castejon, Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Title: "Deubiquitinases, new switches of the inflammatory response"

In 2015 Gloria was awarded the Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale fellowship to investigate new roles of deubiquitination in the inflammatory response.

University of Manchester

9th May
Queens 1.03

Dr Yiliang Ding

Title: "In vivo RNA structure profiling: A transformative platform reveals a new way to regulate gene expression"
Yilang works on RNA structure in post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression utilising multidisciplinary approaches spanning biology, chemistry and bioinformatics.

John Innes Centre 16th May

Vera Silva (Al Jamal lab)
Title: “Copper” that Tirapazamine: from liposomes to hypoxic cancer therapy

Hui Poi Goh (Mueller lab)
Title: "CXCL12 induced migration relies on specific signalling cascades in different cell lines"

UEA 23rd May
Queens 1.03

Professor Jane Clarke

Title: "Folding and Misfolding in Multidomain Proteins"
Jane is Professor of Molecular Biophysics in the Chemistry Department of the University of Cambridge. Her research is multidisciplinary, combining single molecule and ensemble biophysical techniques with protein engineering and simulations to investigate protein folding, misfolding and assembly.

University of Cambridge 6th June
Julian Study Centre lecture theatre

Grace Walden (Saeed Lab)
Title: “Injectable delivery platform for cells and protein. A new therapeutic approach for tendinopathy treatment”

and Dr Sheng Qi
“What I’ve learnt from children on how to do research”

UEA 13th June
ZICER 2.03

Dr Helen Wilcock

Helens research is focused on the tailoring of polymer properties by control over their architecture and the synthesis of stimuli-responsive polymer particles for biomedical applications.

University of Loughborough 20th June
ZICER 2.03

Cholpon Rustem (Qi Lab)
Title: “Delivery System of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient”

and Qiran Sheng (Waller lab)
Title: "Studying non-canonical nucleic acid structures: a calixarene approach"


27th June
Queens 1.03


Drug development to Cross Biological Barriers – open to all (free event)

DNA TRAP – Workshops on Drug Development to Cross Biological Barriers – Lead by Dr. Grant Wheeler and Dr. Chris Morris of the UEA Schools of Biology and Pharmacy. If you are interested in attending this event then please contact Zoe at in the first instance to book a place. More info here.

  30th June to 1st July 2016
Dr Chris Hamilton
Title: “PhFarmaceutical Ventures with Garlic polysulfides”
UEA 4th July
Queens 1.03

Dr Ross Stewart
MedImmune, Cambridge

“Immune Checkpoint Inhibition – Building on Clinical Promise Through Preclinical and Translational Science”

UEA 11th July
Autumn Semester 2016-17    
Associate Professor Elena Adinolfi
Title: The P2X7 receptor: oncogene or oncosuppressor?
University of Ferrara, Italy 12th September
Queens 1.03, 12 noon
Oliver Cartwright (Searcey lab) Title: 'From ultrapotent cytotoxin to Homing Missile'
Shirley Mills (Mueller lab) Title: Manipulating Chemokine Signalling to Prevent Metastasis

19th September
Queens 1.03, 12 noon

Dr James Wilkinson, Nanotemper
Title: Biomolecular interaction analysis by microscale thermophoresis
UEA 10th October
ZICER 2.03, 12 noon
Muayyad Al-Shinnayin (Searcey/Howell labs)
Title: TBC
Serena Monaco (Khimyak/Angelo labs)
Title: TBC
UEA 17th October
Queens 1.03, 12 noon
Professor Eamonn Kelly,
Title: Mu opioid receptors and the idea of ligand bias
University of Bristol 24th October
Queens 1.03, 12 noon
Takahiro Noro (visiting student in Ganesan Lab) Title: TBC
Susana Campos (Khimyak/Angelo labs) Title: TBC
UEA 31st October
Queens 1.03, 12 noon

Prof Anant Paradkar
Title: Pharmaceutical crystal and particle engineering and manufacturing

Centre for Pharmaceutical Engineering Science, University of Bradford 2nd November
Queens 1.03, 1pm
Dr Lisa Chakrabarti,
Title: Investigating the role of mitochondria in ageing and neurodegeneration
University of NottinghamA 14th November
Queens 1.03, 12 noon

Xin Liao (Saeed lab)

"Toward the Development of Cationic-based siRNA Delivery System as a New Therapeutic Approach for Advanced Tendinopathy Treatment"

Emma Gould (Hamilton lab)
"Garlic-derived polysulfides: Biochemical mode of action and application for green insecticides"

UEA 21st November
Queens 1.03, 12 noon
Professor Andrew Wilson
Title: Adventures in Non-Covalent
Chemistry: From Self-Assembly to
Protein Surface Recognition"
Deputy Director, Astbury Centre for Structural
Molecular Biology, University of Leeds
28th November
EFRY 01.02, 12 noon
Professor Jane Portlock
Title: “Pharmacy Education - the best way to teach "Generation Me"?"
University of Portsmouth 5th December
Queens 1.03, 12 noon
Dr Tobias Gruber
Title: TBC
School of Pharmacy, University of Lincoln

12th December
Queens 1.03, 12 noon




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