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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


Seminars will be online until further notice, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Next is the Anne McLaren Lecture 2020, on Tuesday 13th October at 2pm:

‘How CST protects telomeres and double-strand breaks’, by Titia de Lange (Professor, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, and Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research, Rockefeller University, New York). 

Details for joining by Zoom to be circulated nearer the date.

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Institute reopening

The Gurdon Institute reopened on Monday 15th June. Many staff will continue to work from home, and all staff may be contacted by email.

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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