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Lecture Series 2019-2020

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Lecture Series: September 2019 to July 2020. All lectures take place on a Wednesday.

18 September 2019
Prof Andrew Lotery
University of Southampton
Topic: Understanding AMD via lab and clinical studies


16 October 2019
Dr Jernej Ule
Crick Institute
Topic: Mechanisms and functions of ribonucleoprotein condensates in development and disease


13 November 2019
Dr Anu Kanuppinen
University of Eastern Finland
Topic: The inflammasome and its regulation in AMD


11 December 2019
Dr Christos Bergeles
University College London
Topic: Development of micro-precise robotic instrumentation for ocular regenerative therapy delivery


15 January 2020
Dr Pleasantine Mill
MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh
Topic: TBC


18 March 2020
Dr Olivier Goureau
Research Director Institut de la Vision, INSERM, Paris
Topic: Human stem cell-based retinal derivatives for cell replacement strategies


15 April 2020
Professor Steve Wilson
UCL
Topic: From eye specification  to vision: using zebrafish to understand eye development in health and disease.


13 May 2020
Professor James E Morgan  
School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Cardiff
Topic: The retinal ganglion cell in glaucoma: prospects for protection and repair.


15 June 2020
Professor Justine Smith
Eye & Vision Health, Flinders University, Australia
Topic: Mechanisms of Ocular Toxoplasmosis


15 July 2020
Dr Irina Solovei
University of Munich (LMU)
Topic: Viewing cell nuclear architecture through the eyes of nocturnal mammals