EMBL in the UK

Monday 21 May 2018, 13:30-20:00
The Royal Society of Edinburgh

All EMBL staff, alumni, their colleagues and networks are invited to the EMBL in the UK event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh for an exciting day of science talks and discussions about resources and opportunities at EMBL and in the UK.

Registration (free and open to all)

Monday 21 May 2018
The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Time Session
13:30-14:00 Welcome coffee

Session I

  • Master of Ceremonies: Nicola Gray, Principal Investigator, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh
  • Ewan Birney, Director of EMBL-EBI and Senior Scientist, Hinxton
  • Evangelia Petsalaki, Group Leader, EMBL-EBI, Hinxton
  • Silvia Santos, Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute and Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London
15:10-15:40 Coffee break

Session II

  • David Tollervey, Director, Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology, Edinburgh
  • Donal O'Carroll, Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Associate Director CRM, University of Edinburgh
  • Wendy Bickmore, Director, MRC Human Genetics Unit, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Coffee break


Session III

  • Chris Creevey, Chair, Computational Biology, Institute for Global Food Security, Queens University Belfast
  • Melanie Stefan, Edinburgh-Zhejiang Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
  • Martin Taylor, Professor of Evolutionary Genomics, MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh
  • Summary and next steps
18:20-20:00 Drinks reception
20:00 onwards Dinner at own cost (Café Andaluz, 77B George Street, Edinburgh)