lifETIME Webinars

  • 2022/23

    2nd November
    Speaker: Lauren Hope, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Engineering a 3D bone marrow model for drug screening against Acute Myeloid Leukeamia

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    16th November
    Speaker: Seb Doherty-Boyd, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Synthetic niches to fascilitate HSC gene editing

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    30th November
    Speaker: Prof Shishir Shetty, University of Birmingham
    Talk title: Immune Cell Recruitment to the Human Liver

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    14th December
    Speaker: Sabah Sardar, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Identifying Label-free Biomarkers for Visceral Myopathy

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    11th January
    Speaker: Dr Martin Peacock, Zimmer and Peacock
    Talk title: TBC

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    25th January
    Speaker: Prof Siobhan McMahon, University of Galway
    Talk title: Modulation of the Glial Scar following Spinal Cord Injury

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    8th February

    Speaker: Elena Mandrou, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Using FLIM-FRET to visualise self-generated gradients in cancer cells

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    8th March

    Speaker: Richard Oreffo, Chair in Musculoskeletal Science, University of Southampton
    Talk title: Bone Regenerative Medicine: In search of the skeletal stem cell from bench to clinic

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    22nd March

    Speaker: Prof Massimo Vassalli, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Biophysical tools to understand Cellular Mechanotransduction

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    2022

    12th January
    Speaker: Dr Frank Gesellchen, Sphere Fluidics
    Talk title: Screening millions of individual cells in just a few hours – automating droplet microfluidics for biopharmaceutical discovery and cell line development
    URL: https://spherefluidics.com/

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    26th January
    Speaker: Oliver Higgins, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Automated smartphone microscopy for the diagnosis of parasitic diseases in Africa

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    9th February
    Speaker: Hannah Lamont, PhD Student, University of Birmingham
    Talk title: A 3D in vitro model of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

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    23rd March
    Speaker: Dr Petra Hanga, Lecturer in Biochemical Engineering, University College London

    Talk title: Developing bioprocesses for cultivated meat production
    URL: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=MHANG32

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    27th April
    Speaker: Ibrahim Erbay, PhD Student, CÚRAM
    Talk title: Toward Generation of IBD in organ-on-a-chip devices

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    11th May
    Speaker: Jonathan Campbell,Science Leader within the Molecular and Cellular Biology team, National Measurement Laboratory at LGC.
    Talk title: Measurement Matters. The need for better cellular metrology and the functions of the NML LGC
    URL: https://www.lgcgroup.com/uk-national-measurement-laboratory/https://spherefluidics.com/

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    25th May
    Speaker: Prof Laura Machesky, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Mechanosensing and Cancer Cell Invasive Migration
    URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/index.html/staffcontact/person/4cddeaed8396

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    8th June
    Speaker: Chara Dimitriadi Evgenidi, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Small molecule signalling in osteosarcoma differentiation

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    2021

    28th April
    Speaker: Dr David France, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Small Molecule Induced Protein Degradation
    URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/chemistry/staff/davidfrance/

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    12th May
    Speaker 1: Eileen Reidy, PhD Student, CÚRAM
    Talk title: Development of a 3D Model of CRC, Incorporating its Tumour Microenvironment

    Speaker 2:
    Narina Bileckaja, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk Title: Organ-on-a-chip Platforms for the Study of Traditional Chinese Medicine – The Beginning

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    26th May
    Speaker: Professor Ivan Wall, Regenerative Medicine and Cell & Gene Therapy Bioprocessing, Aston University
    Talk title: Technologies and Strategies for Advancing ATMPs
    URL: https://research.aston.ac.uk/en/persons/ivan-wall

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    9th June
    Speaker 1: Paige Walczak, PhD Student, Aston University
    Talk title: Modelling the Cortex in 3D for Investigation of Neurodegenerative Disease

    Speaker 2: Elaine Ma, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: A 3D in vitro Model of Liver Metastasis to Study Cancer Cell Mechanosensing

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    23rd June
    Speaker: Professor Matthew J Dalby, Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: Nanoscale Control by Materials of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Identification of Bioactive Metabolites
    URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/matthewdalby/

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    7th July
    Speaker 1: Mirella Ejiugwo, PhD Student, CÚRAM
    Talk title: Towards Recreating the Inflammatory Environment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    Speaker 2: Georgia Harris, PhD Student, University of Birmingham
    Talk title: Using Raman Spectroscopy to Detect Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – a Bright Eye-dea

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    21st July
    Speaker: Dr Róisín Dwyer – CÚRAM, SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices, Lambe Institute for Translational Research, National University of Ireland Galway

    Talk title: Engineering Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-derived extracellular vesicles (MSC-EVs) for breast cancer therapy

    URL: Roisin Dwyer

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    4th August
    Speaker: Yashna Chabria, PhD Student, CÚRAM
    Talk title: Development of 3D In vitro Models to Elucidate Mechanisms Controlling Migratory Itinerary of Extracellular Vesicles(EVs) in Breast Cancer

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    18th August
    Speaker: Dr Patricia Pérez Esteban, Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine, Aston University
    Talk title: Translational Technologies for Tissue Engineering and Bioprocessing applications

    URL: Patricia Perez Esteban

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    15th September
    Speaker: Dr Aideen Ryan, Senior Research Lecturer in the School of Medicine, NUI Galway
    Talk title: The Development of 3D Models to Understand the Role of Stroma in Regulating Anti-Tumour Immunity in Colorectal Cance

    URL: Aideen Ryan

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    29th September
    Speaker: Maria Laura Vieri, PhD Student, University of Glasgow
    Talk title: A 3D Osteochondral Model to Study Osteoarthritis

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    10th November
    Speaker: Dr Eimear Dolan, Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, NUI Galway
    Talk title: Implanted Devices to Improve Cell and Drug Therapies

    URL: Eimear Dolan

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    24th November
    Speaker: Lydia Styliani Marinou, PhD Student, Univerasity of Glasgow
    Talk title: Advanced Bioactive Coating to Improve the Bio Integration of Synthetic Vascular Grafts

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    8th December
    Speaker: Dr Gerard O’Connor, Personal Professor in Physics, NUI Galway
    Talk title: Ultra-short pulse laser light -a useful tool in tissue engineering.

    URL: Gerard O’Connor

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