Departmental Seminar Grant Award Recipients 2014/15

Departmental Seminar Grants Award Recipients 2014/15 have been made to:

  • Assistant Professor Oran Kennedy, New York  University, Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • Dr Fabio Quondamatteo, NUI Galway, Ireland
  • Dr Adam Taylor, Lancaster University 
  • Dr Andre Toulouse, UCC, Ireland 
  • Professor Tracey Wilkinson, Dundee University
  • Professor Graham Burton, Cambridge University

B. Details of the seminars/symposia: further details will be announced as they come in

Award Holder:Dr Oran Kennedy
Hosted by and Location: The Biomatrix Research Center in partnership with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University
Date:Tuesday 29th September 2015. Seminar begins at 12.00 noon
Key Speaker:Professor James C. Iatridis - Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City
Topic:Can we Repair the Intervertebral Disc and Restore its Healthy Function and Structure?

Award Holder: Professor Graham Burton
Hosted by and Location: Professor Graham Burton, Cambridge, UK
Date: Monday 21st September 2015, at 09.00 to 17.45
Topic: Inside-Outside: Challenges and Prejudices – Celebratory Conference, Cambridge, UK 21st September 2015, A Festschrift that Cambridge University is holding in September to recognise the contribution of Professor Martin Johnson, FRS, FMedSci to developmental biology and medical education  
Public Lecture: 18.00 to 19.00 Chair: Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Professor of Genetics and Head of Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge. Lecturer: Professor Azim Surani, Director of Germline and Epigenomics Research, The Gurdon Institute, Cambridge.
Formal Dinner: 20.00 Christ's College, Cambridge, UK

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Award Holder:Dr Fabio Quondamatteo
Hosted by and Location:Dr Fabio Quondamatteo, Bioscience Building - NUI, Galway
Date:Wednesday 15th April 2015 at 2.00pm
Key Speaker:Professor Cord Brakebusch, University of Copenhagen
Topic:Epigenetic Control of Skin Inflammation

Award Holder:Professor Tracey Wilkinson, Dundee University
Hosted By and Location: Professor Tracey Wilkinson, Large Lecture Theatre, MSI Building, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, Dundee University, Dow Street, Dundee, DD1 5EH
Date:Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 4.00pm
Key Speaker:Dr Bridget Waller, Reader in Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Portsmouth
Topic:What can you read in a face? Anatomically based facial expression analysis in humans and other animals


Award Holder:Dr Adam Taylor, Lancaster University, UK
Hosted By and Location:Dr Adam Taylor, Management School LT03, Lancaster Medical School, Lancaster University, UK
Date:Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 3.00pm
Key Speakers:Professor Emeritus Susan Standring, Dr Quenton Wessels and Mr Bryan Rhodes
Topic:Anatomy & Medicine: It's all a bit'Gray'


Award Holder:Dr Andre Toulouse, UCC, Ireland
Hosted By and Location:  Dr Andre Toulouse, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, Jennings Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland
Date:Tuesday 21st October 2014
Key Speakers:Professor Mary Horgan, Professor Vivian Nutton, Professor John Fraher, Dr Jason Harris, Professor Clive Lee, Dr Hiram Morgan, Professor Michael MaherTopic: The Legacy of Andreas Vesalius -Challenging Medical Education- Symposium and Art Exhibition