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”

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 

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 

15 October

Host Prof Aidan Doherty


Dr Hasan Yardimici, CRUK London Research Institute 

22 October

Host Prof Laurence Pearl


Dr Nicolas Thomä, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland  

29 October

Host Dr Jessica Downs


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

5 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