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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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CDB PhD Student wins two prestigious awards

17 May 2010

Dr Ali M Ghanem, a PhD student in our department has won two prestigious awards. Ali won first prize of the Syrian British Medical Society for his paper: "Surgical Management of the Spectrum of Submucous Cleft Palate (SMCP): Speech Outcome Following Anatomical Muscle Dissection Repair of the Palate".

Dr Ali Ghanem In this picture, Dr Ghanem is on the right hand side, accepting his award from Dr Fawaz Akhras of the Syrian British Medical Society.

The paper also won the Arnold-Huddart Medal of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Arnold Huddart Medal was established in 1990 for the encouragement of original and promising research papers at the Annual Scientific Conference.

Ali studied an MSc in Surgical Science at UCL followed by a PhD in Stem Cell and Developmental Biology.

Dr Ali Ghanem

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