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Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Dates and speakers for upcoming seminars

The Gurdon Institute Seminar Series runs mostly during the Michaelmas and Lent terms, every 2 to 4 weeks, and is usually at 11.30am on a Tuesday, in the Biochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The full list of confirmed dates, speakers and locations is updated regularly on


Our next date is Tuesday 28th January 2020 when we have two speakers, both in the Biochemistry Lecture Theatre.

At 11:30am you can hear from Elaine Fuchs, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Rockefeller University, New York, USA. Her talk title will be 'Stem Cells: It’s All About the Neighborhood'.

Then at 2.30pm, our second speaker, hosted by the Gurdon PhD Society (GPS), is Eduardo Moreno, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon. His talk title is 'Cell competition during development and disease'.

GISS Elaine Fuchs REVISED 

GISS Eduardo Moreno

Studying development to understand disease

The Gurdon Institute is funded by Wellcome and Cancer Research UK to study the biology of development, and how normal growth and maintenance go wrong in cancer and other diseases.

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