School of Life Sciences


Events, seminars and conferences

We run an exciting schedule of events, seminars and conferences throughout the year.  

Research seminar series

Throughout the year we hold a research seminar series featuring guest experts from other institutions, as well as new researchers in our School, to discuss their work.

Spring term

20th January 2022 - "RNA modifications as determinants of chromatin structure and genome stability" - Dr Alexey Ruzov, University of Nottingham.

3rd February 2022 - "An evolutionary approach to ageing research" - Dr Jonathan Houseley, Babraham Institute.

10th February 2022 - "Mediator kinase-regulated transcriptional reprogramming: A broad therapeutic target" - Professor Igor Roninson, University of South Carolina.

17th February 2022 - "Sharks, skates and rays: Life-history, population status and fisheries management" - Dr Jim Ellis, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS).

24th February 2022 - "Microbial Influence on animal linear growth promotion" - Dr François Leulier, Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure de Lyon.

3rd March 2022 - "Conformational disorder in regulation of enzymatic catalysis" - Dr Vincenzo Venditti, Iowa State University.

24th March 2022 - "The dynamics of marine human-wildlife conflict" - Dr Katrina Davis, University of Oxford.


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