March 7, 2016

Past events

Past YEN Annual Meetings (YEMs)

8th Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 27th May 2016, from 9.15am to 6pm
Venue: Institute of Child Health, UCL
Keynote Lecture by: Prof Paul Martin (University of Bristol)

7th Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 15th May 2015, from 9.15am to 5.30pm
Venue: LT2, New Hunt’s House, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London
Keynote Lecture by: Prof. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz (Cambridge)

6th Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 27th June 2014, from 9.30am to 5.30pm
Venue: JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, UCL
Keynote Lecture by: Prof. Bill Harris (University of Cambridge)

5th Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 31st May 2013, from 9.30am to 5.30pm
Venue: Greenwood Theatre, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London
Keynote Lecture by: Prof. Azim Surani (University of Cambridge)

4th Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 1st June 2012, from 10.30am to 5pm
Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, UCL
Keynote Lecture by: Prof Liz Robertson

3rd Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: Friday 6th May 2011, from 10.30am to 5pm
Venue: Floor 30, Guy’s Tower, King’s College London
Keynote Lecture by: Sir John Gurdon

2nd Young Embryologist Meeting
Date: May 10th 2010, from 1pm to 7pm
Venue: Wilkins Haldane Room at UCL
Keynote Lecture by: Peter Lawrence

Past Seminars

YEN 2016 Seminars

Speakers:

Dr Andrew Bailey – “Antioxidant role for lipid droplets in a stem cell niche of Drosophilla”
Dr Christiana Ruhrberg – “The genetic control of fertility: Moleculs and mechanisms that regulate GnRH neuron migration and survival”
Date and Time: 9th February 2016, 4pm
Venue: The Francis Crick Institute, Mill Hill, Fletcher Hall

 

YEN 2015 Seminars

Theme: “Networking”
Speakers:

Dr Jean Marie Delalande – “Of neural crest cells, smooth muscle cells and vasculature development: what can a mutant chicken teach us?”
Dr Thomas Butts – “Building bigger brains: the evolution of neural proliferation in the cerebellum”
Date and Time: 24th June 2015, 4pm
Venue: Clark-Kennedy LT, Innovation Centre, Whitechapel Campus, Queen Mary University of London

 

YEN:USA
Two short talks by early-career researchers followed by reception for YEN USA
Date and Time: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6-8pm
Venue: Harvard Medical School, Warren Alpert Building, Room 563, acccess from the entrance at Harvard Medical School Quad

 

First Boston Short-Talks Reception
Date and Time: Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6-8pm
Venue: Harvard Medical School, Warren Alpert Building, Room 563, acccess from the entrance at Harvard Medical School Quad

YEN Spring Seminars 2014

YEN Seminar 1
Theme: Amniotic stem cells
Speakers:

Dr Daphni Moschidou – “Human fetal stem cell-based therapy for Alport Syndrome”
Dr Anna David – “Prenatal therapy using gene manipulated fetal stem cells”
Date and Time: 29th January 2014, 6pm
Venue: Room 106 Anatomy Building, Gower Street, UCL

 

YEN Seminar 2
Theme: Neural development
Speaker:

Professor Alun Davies FRS – “Role of TNF reverse signalling in regulating sympathetic axon growth and the establishment of sympathetic innervation”
Date and Time: 13th February 2014, 4pm
Venue: 6th floor Seminar Room, The Sir Martin Evans Building, Cardiff University

 

 

YEN Autumn Seminar
“Embryo selection for IVF:non-inavsive vs invasive”
Speaker:

Dr Joyce Harper
Date and Time: 8th of October, 5.30pm
Venue: The Gordon Museum of Pathology, King’s College London

Theme: Visualising biological processes
Date: 4th March 2011, at 4pm
Venue: AV Hill Medical Sciences Building, UCL
Speakers:

Dr. Florencia Cavodeassi – “From eye field to optic cup: imaging eye morphogenesis in the zebrafish.”
Professor Scott Fraser – “New tools for imaging the motions and fates of embryonic cells.”

Theme: Vertebrate Limb development
Date: 29th July 2011, at 4pm
Venue: Room N5, NIMR
Speakers:

Mandy Mason – “Winging it: a study of limb development in the bat.”
Professor Cheryl Tickle – “Is the chick wing a good model for vertebrate limb development?”