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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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Prestigious Beddington Medal awarded to CDB graduate Carlos Carmona-Fontaine

20 April 2011


Cell and Developmental Biology is delighted to announce that Carlos Carmona-Fontaine, who completed his PhD with Prof. Roberto Mayor last year, will be awarded the prestigious Beddington Medal for 2011 by the British Society for Developmental Biology.

Beddington Medal

Carlos will recieve the medal at the BSDB's main meeting in Canterbury, Kent on 29 April, giving a talk entitled "Social interactions in collective neural crest migration". The Beddington Medal is the BSDB's major award to a promising young biologist, awarded for the best PhD thesis in developmental biology submitted in the previous year. 

Carlos published some of his doctoral work in a superb paper in Nature (Vol 456, page 957, 2008) and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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