Genetics, Evolution and Environment


GEE Events

CBER Research Talk - Ben Burgess - 13 May 2019

Start: May 13, 2019 1:00:00 PM
End: May 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Title: "Stressing Communities: a theoretical framework to investigate multiple stressors"
Speaker: Ben Burgess - PhD student
Lankester LT, Medawar Building (map)
Host: Alex Pigot (email)

FLS Anne McLaren Lecture and Reception 2019

Start: May 13, 2019 3:30:00 PM
End: May 13, 2019 7:00:00 PM

Speaker: Professor Ashley Moffett - Professor of Reproductive Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge (research profile)
Title: "On the Frontier: No Hard Border between the Mother and her Foetus"
Venue: G29 JZ Young LT, Anatomy Building (map)
Talk summary: Professor Moffett will discuss her ground-breaking studies on the genetics, immunology and cell biology of the maternal-foetal interface.
Speaker's biography: Ashley Moffett qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge and worked as a physician before training as a reproductive pathologist in The Rosie Maternity Hospital in Cambridge. For the last 30 years she has worked on the interactions between maternal uterine cells and placental trophoblast cells that determine placentation and reproductive outcome in humans. She is Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Immunology in the Department of Pathology at Cambridge and holds a Wellcome Trust Joint Investigator Award.

The lecture will be followed by a wine reception – everyone is welcome to come along and meet Professor Moffett.

This event is free but requires registration. Book your place.

The Division of Biosciences research lectures 2019

Start: May 20, 2019 2:00:00 PM
End: May 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM

The Division of Biosciences is pleased to announce details of the divisional research lectures 2019. This year the presentations will be held in a form of a mini-symposium.

GEE Seminar Series - Professor Laurence Hurst - 22 May 2019

Start: May 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM
End: May 22, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Title: "Why there is more to gene evolution than protein function: splicing, dual-coding sequence and why it matters"
Professor Laurence D. Hurst - The Milner Centre for Evolution, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath (lab website)
To be confirmed
Host: Professor Richard Mott (email)

CBER Research Talk - Joe Millard - 3 June 2019

Start: Jun 3, 2019 1:00:00 PM
End: Jun 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Title: "Text-analysis reveals taxonomic and geographic disparities in animal pollination literature"
Joe Millard - PhD student
Lankester LT, Medawar Building (map)
Host: Alex Pigot (email)