MRC Genome Damage and Stability Centre


GDSC Seminars April to July 2013

Held on Wednesdays from 1.00 - 2.00pm in the GDSC Seminar Room unless otherwise stated.

Missing titles to be confirmed nearer the date of talk.





30th April

Host Dr Jon Baxter

Dr Rebecca McIntyre, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge

“High-throughput genetic screens to identify   novel regulators of mammalian genome maintenance.”

7th May

Host Dr Jo Murray

Dr Sarah McClelland, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of   London 

14th May

Host Dr Steve Sweet

Dr Sophie Polo, Université Paris Diderot,

“Chromatin licensing for transcription restart after DNA damage”

21st May

Host Dr Jon Baxter

Prof Nick Gilbert, MRC Human Genetics Unit MRC IGMM, University of   Edinburgh Western General Hospital

28th May

Host Dr Jessica Downs

Dr Andrew Flaus, Centre for Chromosome Biology at National University of Ireland Galway

4th June

Host Dr Eva Hoffmann

Dr Steve Smerdon, MRC National Institute for Medical   Research, London

11th June

Host Dr Antony Oliver

Dr Lori Passmore, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge

Monday 16th June Host  

Prof Alan Lehmann

Dr Catherine Green, Head of Core in Chromosome Dynamics, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford

18th June Host  

Dr Helfrid Hochegger

Dr Andrew Porter, Gene Targeting Group, Centre for Haematology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London

25th June

Host Dr Jon Baxter

Dr Chris Lord, Senior Staff Scientist, The Institute of Cancer Research, Fulham Road, London

2nd July

Host Prof Tony Carr

Dr Sarah Ann Martin, Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London

9th July

Post doc talk

Dr Tony Ocasio

16th July



23rd July


Prof Laurence Pearl

Dr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK

30th July

Host Prof Tony Carr

Dr Melanie Flint, Senior Lecturer/Ass. Professor University of   Brighton