Scientific Seminars

Below is a list of upcoming seminars at the LMB aimed at a general scientific audience and open to individuals throughout Cambridge. If you are not at the LMB and wish to attend a seminar, please contact Nikki Dominguez.

The LMB hosts ‘The LMB Seminar Series’, where 1-2 leading scientists per month are invited to speak throughout the year. Four of these lectures are named in honour of LMB Nobel Laureates Max Perutz, Francis Crick, César Milstein and John Kendrew, given by eminent scientists from around the world. The LMB Seminar talks and LMB Named Seminar talks are advertised widely throughout the local area and are open to all.

2017 LMB Seminar Series speakers (click to expand)

  • Caroline Dean – 4pm, 27th April (2016 Perutz Lecture)
  • Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz – 4pm, 8th May
  • Dan Durocher – 11am, 15th May
  • Andreas Matouschek – 3rd July
  • Chris Lima – 11am, 14th July
  • Patrick Cramer – 4pm, 5th September
  • Jack Szostak – 4pm, 7th September (Crick Lecture)
  • Susan Lea – 11am, 4th October
  • Erin O’Shea – 11am, 15th November (Perutz Lecture)
  • Michelle Dunstone – 12th December

 

A full list of LMB Named Lectures to date can be found here.

Details of other local seminars can be found here


  • Oral Pathobiont Regulation of n-3 Docosapentaenoic Acid-derived SPM in Inflammatory Arthritis

    Speaker: Magdalena B Flack, John Vane Science Centre
    Host: Immunology and Medicine Seminars
    Date: 09/06/2017 at 1:00pm in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Past, present and future of cryo-EM

    Speaker: Richard Henderson, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 19/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Physics and Optics

    Speaker: Chris Russo, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 20/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Image formation, Fourier transform, CTF

    Speaker: Paula da Fonseca, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 21/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Data acquisition

    Speaker: Christos Savva, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 22/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Sample preparation

    Speaker: Lori Passmore, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 23/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Image refinement

    Speaker: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 26/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Data analysis strategy

    Speaker: Rafael Fernandez Leiro, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 27/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Modelling and validation

    Speaker: Alan Brown, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 28/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Tomography

    Speaker: John Briggs, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 29/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB cryo-EM course - Our facility and training

    Speaker: Shaoxia Chen/Giuseppe Cannone, MRC LMB
    Host: Sjors Scheres, MRC LMB
    Date: 30/06/2017 at 9:30am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • Annual AWiSE-LMB Lunchtime Careers Meeting

    Speaker: Various
    Host: Cambridge AWiSE-LMB
    Date: 30/06/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.

    Further information

    More info to follow including registration

  • LMB Seminar-Title to follow

    Speaker: Andreas Matouschek, Northwestern University, USA
    Host: Madan Babu
    Date: 03/07/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • G protein-coupled receptors: structure-based drug discovery from crystals to the clinic

    Speaker: See Further Information for a list of speakers
    Host: Chris Tate
    Date: 13/07/2017 at 10:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.

    Further information

    In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the founding of Heptares Therapeutics.

    10.00 am - 5.30 pm

    Speakers:
    Fiona Marshall, Heptares Therapeutics
    Malcolm Weir, Heptares Therapeutics
    Chris Tate, MRC LMB
    Richard Henderson, MRC LMB
    Gebhard Schertler, Paul-Scherrer Institute, Villigen
    Andreas Plückthun, ETH, Zurich
    Rob Cooke, Heptares Therapeutics
    Jon Mason, Heptares Therapeutics
    Tim Tasker, Heptares Therapeutics
    Miles Congreve, Heptares Therapeutics

    Everyone is welcome to come to the meeting, which is free and will be held
    in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre. However, space is limited, so it is
    essential to book online at http://bit.ly/2iDetPV within the next few
    weeks so that we can make appropriate arrangements.

    Email Chris Tate on cgt@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk

  • LMB Seminar Series- Title to follow

    Speaker: Chris Lima
    Host: David Komander
    Date: 14/07/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB Seminar Series-Title to follow

    Speaker: Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute
    Host: Phil Holliger
    Date: 05/09/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • Crick Lecture-title to follow

    Speaker: Jack Szostak, Harvard, USA
    Host: Phil Holliger
    Date: 07/09/2017 at 4:00pm in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • LMB Seminar-Title to follow

    Speaker: Susan Lea,
    Host: Andrew Carter
    Date: 04/10/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.


  • Max Perutz Lecture

    Speaker: Erin O Shea, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Host: Liz Miller
    Date: 15/11/2017 at 11:00am in the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, LMB.