Pharmacology, Anatomical Neuropharmacology and Drug Discovery Seminars

Weekly Tuesday seminars, held in the Department of Pharmacology during term time, from 12 noon. All welcome.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Timing: Tuesdays at 12 noon
Web Address: http://www.pharm.ox.ac.uk/
Organising department: Department of Pharmacology

Talks:

Tuesday 23 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

PIEZO1 force sensor in cardiovascular health and its potential as a drug target
Date: 23 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor David Beech (School of Medicine, University of Leeds)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 30 April 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Forces in vessels: how mechanosensors initiate atherosclerosis in arteries
Date: 30 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Ellie Tzima (Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Dr Barbara Zonta (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 7 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Drug Discovery Subtheme: opportunity for collaborations
Date: 7 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Barbara Casadei (Radcliffe Department of Medicine)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Ming Lei (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 14 May 2024 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Sex differences in neural control of urethral smooth muscle
Date: 14 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Associate Professor Bernard Drumm (Dundalk Institute of Technology)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 21 May 2024 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Developing a viable MYC inhibitor for cancer treatment: a challenging journey from the lab to the clinic
Date: 21 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Laura Soucek (CEO and PI, Peptomyc)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: MSc in Pharmacology students (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 28 May 2024 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

NEAT1 and paraspeckles: nuclear hubs regulating cellular stress responses
Date: 28 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Maria Perander (The Arctic University of Norway)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Professor Fran Platt (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford )

Thursday 30 May 2024 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

18TH DAVID SMITH LECTURE: Genetics of neurodegeneration: progress towards mechanistic treatments
Date: 30 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Sir John Hardy (Chair of the Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease, UCL Institute of Neurology)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Professor Fran Platt (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford )

Tuesday 4 June 2024 (7th Week, Trinity Term)

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Date: 4 June 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Pharamcology Research Staff Society
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Pharamcology Research Staff Society

Monday 10 June 2024 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

New insights into smooth muscle peacemaking
Date: 10 June 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 8th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Hikaru Hashitani (Department of Cell Physiology, Nagoya City University)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Seminar Room
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 11 June 2024 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Sleep for synaptic functions
Date: 11 June 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Julie Seibt (Surrey Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: David Smith Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Sridhar Vasudevan (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Editors: Anne Bowtell, Carolyn Thackrah