During 2018 we will extend this seminar series to monthly meetings. All meetings will be held at 4pm in the Alfred Denny Conference room and are followed by drinks, snacks and discussion. If you would like to present at a future meeting, please email one of the organisers.

The meeting schedule for the rest of this semester is:

Mar 28th Stuart Casson (MBB) – Making light of stomata
Apr 25th Kyra Campbell (BMS) – Making a midgut
May 23rd Karim Sorefan (MBB) – Stem cell development in plants: fusion, folding and 4G networks
Jun 20th Jeremy Green, King’s College London
July 11th   Vincent Cunliffe (BMS)


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Note: the interactive calendar below will only show if you are logged on to Google calendar with your UoS account.

Previous events

Weds 21st February, 2018:

Dr Emily Noël, Department of Biomedical Science / The Bateson Centre
Title: Cardiac morphogenesis: exploring the interplay between asymmetric signals and cellular behaviours that helps shape a heart

Weds 29th November, 2017:

Prof Marysia Placzek, Department of Biomedical Science / The Bateson Centre
Title: Development of chick hypothalamus

Weds 31st May, 2017:

Dr Nasreen Akhtar, Dept of Oncology & Metabolism / The Bateson Centre
Title: Extracellular matrix control of mammary tissue morphogenesis

Aaron Savage, PhD student, IICD & Bateson Centre
Supervisors: Rob Wilkinson, Tim Chico
Title: tmem33: a novel regulator of blood vessel morphogenesis and VEGF-mediated endothelial calcium signalling

Weds 1st March, 2017:

Dr Natalia Bulgakova, Dept of Biomedical Science / The Bateson Centre
Title: Roles of E-cadherin in Drosophila morphogenesis

Weds 30th November, 2016:

Dr Ryan MacDonald, IICD & Bateson Centre
Title: Cell interactions in the patterning of the vertebrate retina

Dr Guy Blanchard, University of Cambridge
Title: Contractile trans-tissue structures in morphogenesis

Weds 28th September 2016:

Prof Andrew Fleming, Animal and Plant Sciences
Title: Leaf Patterning & Morphogenesis: from Development to Physiology via Mechanics

Dr Ian Sudbury, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Title: The role of miRNAs in patterning gene expression

Weds 25th May 2016:

Dr Matthew Towers, Biomedical Science / The Bateson Centre
Title: Evolution of digit patterning models

Ryan Hartwell, PhD student, Biomedical Science / School of Mathematics and Statistics
Supervisors: Tanya Whitfield, Nick Monk
Title: Establishing axial polarity in the developing zebrafish ear

Weds 17th February 2016

Dr Alex Fletcher, VC Fellow, School of Mathematics and Statistics
Title: Modelling remodelling

Prof David Strutt, Biomedical Science
Title: Coordinated cell polarisation as a simple model for tissue organisation

Thurs 19th November 2015:

Dr Robert Wilkinson, Cardiovascular Science / The Bateson Centre
Title : ‘Morphogenesis and patterning of the embryonic vasculature: A fishy perspective’

Prof Nick Monk, School of Mathematics and Statistics
Title : ‘Using maths to understand morphogenesis’

Dr Ling Chin Hwang, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Title : ‘Using pattern formation for spatial organization in bacteria’