UCL Faculty of Life Sciences


FLS Inaugural Lectures

Inaugural lectures are held to celebrate the success of our newly appointed and newly promoted Professors. They demonstrate how our leading staff are pushing the boundaries of their research within Life Sciences.

2018/19 lecture series

Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions

Professor Richard Pearson, Division of Biosciences (Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment)

Monday 11 February 12.00, G01 Lankester LT, Medawar Building

A Glimpse of the Microscopic World

Professor Joanne Santini, Division of Biosciences (Research Department of Structural and Molecular Biology)

Wednesday 26 March 17.30, AV Hill Lecture Theatre

A Spin Doctor’s Dynamic View on Relaxation

Professor Fleming Hansen, Division of Biosciences (Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology)

Thursday 9 May 17.15, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre

A Love of Organic Chemistry can take you in Strange Directions

Professor Matthew Todd, UCL School of Pharmacy

Wednesday 12 June 17.00, Maplethorpe Lecture Theatre

Past lectures

Private, hidden and overlooked genomes

Professor Richard Mott, Division of Biosciences (17 October 2018)

Steroids on the brain

Professor Jonathan Fry, Division of Biosciences (25 May 2018)

A Metabolic Pathway of my Own

Professor Mike Munday, School of Pharmacy (3 May 2018)

Medication Safety Research in Big Data Era

Professor Ian Wong, School of Pharmacy (3 May 2017)

Exploiting Cancer’s Addiction to Deregulated Cell Cycle Transcription

Professor Rob de Bruin, LMCB (15 September 2017)

What is the Unit of Power?

Professor Simon Gaisford, School of Pharmacy (12 December 2017)

Widening our horizons: interventions to enhance medication safety and public health

Professor Catherine Whittlesea, School of Pharmacy (14 February 2018)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Formulating Medicines for Children * (*But Were Afraid to Ask)

Professor Catherine Tuleu, School of Pharmacy (15 March 2018)