MRC Genome Damage and Stability Centre


GDSC Seminars August to December 2014
Held on Wednesdays from 1.00 - 2.00pm in the GDSC Seminar Room unless otherwise stated.

20 August

Host Dr Nicolas Hoch

Dr Jörg Heierhorst, University of   Melbourne, Australia.

“Essential functions of the   Zinc-finger transcription factor ASCIZ (ATMIN) during normal development and   in the onset of cancer”

Friday 5th September

Dr Kristin Eckert, The Huck   Institutes of the Life Sciences, Penn State University, US

17 September

Host Prof Tony Carr

Dr Melanie Flint, Senior lecturer,   School of Pharmacy & Molecular Biosciences, University of Brighton

“Stress and Breast Cancer; Mechanisms   and Clinical Relevance”

24 September

Host Eva Hoffmann

Dr Peter Thorpe, MRC National   Institute for Medical Research, Division of Stem Cell Biology and   Developmental Genetics

"Kinetichore homeostasis during   cell division"

1 October

Host Prof Laurence Pearl

Prof Charles Swanton, CRUK, London   Research Institute, 44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

“Causes and Consequences of Tumour   Heterogeneity”

8 October

Host Dr Jessica Downs

Dr Vincent Dion, Faculté de   biologie et de Médecine, Centre Intégratif de Génomique, Université Lausanne

"Organizing DNA repair in a 3D   nucleus"

15 October

Host Prof Aidan Doherty

Dr Hasan Yardimici, CRUK London   Research Institute

22 October


29 October

Host Dr Jessica Downs

Dr Sonia Rocha, College of Life   Sciences, University of Dundee

Tuesday, 4 November

Host Eva Hoffmann

Prof Jim Haber, Director,   Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University,   Boston US

12 November


19 November

Host Dr Eva Hoffmann

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

26 November

Week of retreat

3 December

Host Prof Aidan Doherty

Dr Puck Knipscheer, Hubrecht   Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands

10 December

Host Prof Tony Carr

Dr Sarah Martin, Lecturer Centre   for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute - a Cancer Research UK Centre   of Excellence Queen Mary, University of London

17th December