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)

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".

1.40pm  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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Directions to YEM:2011

The venue of YEM:2011 is the lecture theatre, Floor 30, Guy’s Tower, King's College London - situated on the southern bank of Thames. You can’t miss the venue it’s the hospital tower next to “The Shard”, now the tallest building in London.

Floor 30, Tower Wing (aka Guy’s Tower)
Kings College London
Guys Hospital
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT

Directions: The tube station nearest to the venue is London Bridge on the Northern Line. One route to the venue from London Bridge tube station is to walk down Borough High Street (away from the river), turn left on to St Thomas’ Road. Walk along until you reach Great Maze Pond road and turn right to go under the metal sign of “Guy’s Hospital”. Continue down Great Maze Pond Road until you walk past the very modern “lumpy” steel structure on your left, turn left directly after this building. NOTE: you have to walk in through the “minor injuries” hospital entrance, through the foyer past the information desks and take the lifts that are to the left hand side. Take the lift to the 30th floor, the lecture theatre will be signposted.

Trains to London Bridge:
Trains from outside London can arrive directly to London Bridge over-ground station, or Waterloo Station– from which you can get the Jubilee line to London Bridge underground station, or catch the RV1 bus.
The tube station nearest to the venue is London Bridge on the Northern Line. Exit the station by Guy’s Hospital side and walk to the hospital entrance. Take the first set of elevators on the left hand side, these will take you directly to the 30th floor.

The Miller Pub:
We have booked a pub for after the meeting it’s very close to the venue (about 2 mins from the venue) and also serves food.
Address: 96 Snowsfields Road,
London Bridge, SE1 3SS
Directions: Exit Guy’s Tower through the foyer, turn left and walk down Great Maze Pond road. Turn left on to Snowsfields Road. The Miller is on the right hand side of the road.

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