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

All welcome.


Thursday June 2nd

Ingrid Lekk (Wilson Lab) Development of left-right asymmetries in the vertebrate brain

Claire Anderson (Stern Lab) A search for new organizers

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Thursday June 16th

Pedro Henriques (Bianco Lab NPP)

Nun McHedlishvili (Baum Lab) Microtubule cytoskeleton remodeling during mitotic entry

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Monday 20 June, 1.30-4.30pm PhD TALKS

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

Final Year Students

Host: Michael Duchen

1.30pm  Kate Turner

2.00pm  Lizzie Yates

2.30pm  Alan Greig

3.00pm  Interval

First Year Students

Host: Yoshiyuki Yamamoto

3.15pm  Alex Henderson

3.30pm  Bethan Wolfenden

3.45pm  Alessandro Bossio

Final Year Student

Host: Michael Duchen

4.00pm  Chris Penny
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Thursday June 30th 

Hyung Chul (Stern Lab) Different combinations of signal inputs for specific cellular events to establish          embryonic axis

Johanna Buchler (Salinas Lab)

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Prof Claudio Stern awarded one of seven Advanced Grants from ERC

4 January 2010

Prof Claudio Stern, Head of CDB, is one of seven UCL researchers awarded Advanced Grants worth in excess of £13 million from the European Research Council.

Prof Claudio Stern Michael Browne, Head of European Research and Development at UCL said: “These grants are designed to allow exceptional established research leaders in any field of science, engineering and scholarship to pursue risk-taking, interdisciplinary and pioneering research. The Advanced Grant scheme, in particular, is highly competitive (with an overall success rate of seven percent) and highly prestigious.”

 Prof Stern's research project is: Gene networks controlling embryonic polarity, regulation and twinning. Using a multidisciplinary approach involving comparative genomics, bioinformatics, experimental embryology and genetics, the project will uncover the gene regulatory network responsible for how the embryo determines its head-tail polarity and the mecahnisms that normally prevent the formation of conjoined (‘Siamese’) and monozygotic (identical) twins in humans and higher vertebrates.

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