Glasgow Cancer Seminar Series

Due to social distancing requirements, our Glasgow Cancer Seminar Series has been temporarily suspended but we have the Virtual Glasgow Cancer Seminar Series available to local researchers and students but as usual this is not available to the public.  

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Date Time Venue Details 
Thursday 9th September 12.00 noon Virtual EXTERNA SEMINAR
Chiara Ambrogio,
University of Torino
Insights into KRAS biology to identify novel therapeutic strategies for cancer
Thursday 16h September 4.00 pm NB TIME Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Kristin R Swanson, 
Vasek and Anna Maria Polak Professor in Cancer Research
co-Director, Precision NeuroTherapeutics Innovation Program
Director, Mathematical NeuroOncology Lab
Professor & Vice Chair of Research, Neurological Surgery in Arizona, Mayo Clinic
Professor, Mathematics, Arizona State University
Molecular Omics Resources Limit Detection of Sex-differences: A Call for Action with Examples from Glioblastoma
Thursday 30th  September 12.00 noon Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Johanna Joyce, Department of Oncology, UNIL/ CHUV and part of the Lausanne branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research within the Swiss Cancer Center LĂ©man (SCCL)
Exploring and Therapeutically Exploiting the Tumor Microenvironment


Date Time Venue Details 
Thursday 7th October 1.00 pm NB TIME Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Awen Gallimore,
School of Medicine, Henry Wellcome Building for Biomedical Research, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
T Cell Remodelling of the Microenvironment Drives Tumour Rejection
Thursday 14th October 12.00 noon Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Lars Zender, 
Seminar title to be confirmed
Thursday 21st October 3.00 pm NB TIME  Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Wendy Garrett,
Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology & Infectious Disease
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, USA
The gut microbiota in bowel cancer and kidney disease
Thursday 28th October 1.00 pm NB TIME Virtual

Yibin Kang,
Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology, American Cancer Society Research Professor, Princeton University, Associate Director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Targeting the stress-relieving pathways for the treatment of metastatic cancers

Host: Edinburgh


Date Time Venue Details 
Thursday 18th November 12.00 noon Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Anna Christina Obenauf,
Group Leader, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna 
Towards rational combination therapies: Understanding tumor evolution during therapy response and resistance
Thursday 25th November 12.00 noon Virtual TESSA HOLYOAKE MEMORIAL LECTURE
John Gribben
Seminar Title to be confirmed


Date Time Venue Details 
Thursday 3rd December 12.00 noon Virtual EXTERNAL SEMINAR

Thursday 9th December 12.00 noon Virtual/POSSIBLE IN PERSON EXTERNAL SEMINAR
Giulia Biffi,
CRUK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge, UK
Seminar Title to be confirmed 


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