UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


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
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.

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