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All Seminars are held in the Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Thursday 1-2pm (unless otherwise stated)

Thursday 9 July: midday-2.40pm

Host: Yoshiyuki Yamamoto

Room 249, 2nd Floor, Medical Sciences Building, Gower Street

12.00pm  Heather Steele-Stallard: “Human iPS cell-based platforms for disease modelling and therapy screening for laminopathies”
12.15pm  Terry Felton: “Regulation of asymmetric neurogenesis in C. elegans
12.30pm  Marcus Ghosh: “Assigning Behavioural and Neurodevelopmental Functions to Autism-associated Genes”
12.45pm  Giulia Ferrari: “Towards a genomic integration-free, iPS cell and human artificial chromosome-based therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy”
1.00pm  Michele Sammut: “Mystery cells in C.elegans: Sex, Glia transdifferation and Learning”
1.15pm  Johanna Buchler: "The Wnt co-receptor LRP6 and synapse regulation".
1.30pm  

Interval
1.40pm  Renato Martinho: “The Asymmetric Habenula of Zebrafish: from Transcriptome to Behaviour”
1.55pm  Alex Fedorec: “Plasmid persistence: balancing plasmid stability and host competitiveness”
2.10pm  Maryam Khosravi: "Investigating novel genetic associations with ciliopathy in the zebrafish"
2.25pm  Marc Williams: “Identification of neutral tumour evolution across cancer types”

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Antisocial, invasive cells cause secondary tumours, say UCL scientists

12 December 2008

UCL scientists have discovered the mechanism by which cells normally repel each other – a process sidestepped by cancer cells, which then go on to invade and conquer healthy regions of the body.

Antisocial Cancer Cells

The findings, published in Nature suggest an alternative way in which cancer treatments might work in the future, if therapies can be targeted at the process of ‘cell repulsion’ to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary tumours.

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