University Gazette, 10 July 2008: Lectures
Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival 2008
The second annual Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival will be held on Tuesday, 16 September, from 9 a.m., in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. The festival is aimed at gathering together all biomedical imaging scientists across the University and its partner NHS hospitals, working at all scales from microscopy to radiology.
Registration is free to members of the University's biomedical imaging community and to the University's NHS partners. Those attending are invited to present posters of their work, and to indicate if they would like to contribute a fifteen-minute talk as part of the Proffered Talks session.
Details of the event, and of registration arrangements, can be found at www.imaging.ox.ac.uk/activities/.
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
PROFESSOR FRITZ ROTH, Harvard Medical School, will give a seminar at 12 noon on Friday, 22 August, in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.
Convener: Professor Shoumo Bhattacharya.
Subject: 'Systematic analysis of genetic interactions from yeast to humans.'
Neuroscience Grand Round: Guest Lectures
DR MATTHEW WOOD will lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Friday, 11 July, in Lecture Theatre 1, the Academic Block, the John Radcliffe Hospital.
Subject: 'Gene therapy for neurodegenerative disorders: quo vadis?'
Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar
The following papers will be delivered at the seminar to be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 17 July, in the Seminar Room, the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. The Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar is supported by the J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Fund.
Convener: Professor Andrew Wilkie.
DR PAUL POTTER, Mary Lyon Centre, MRC Harwell: 'The MRC Harwell mutagenesis programme.'
DR CHRIS ESAPA, Bone and Mineral Disorders, MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell: 'Novel mouse models of musculoskeletal disorders generated by ENU mutagenesis.'
Botnar Research Centre
The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre.
Dr David Greaves will speak in place of Professor Judith Hoyland on 5 September.
DR M. KASSIM JAVAID, NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical
DR DAVID GREAVES
PROFESSOR MICHAEL DOHERTY, City Hospital, Nottingham
PROFESSOR TIM HARDINGHAM, UK Centre for Tissue
Engineering, University of Manchester
HANNAH CORNELL, STEPHEN MCDONNELL, VIKTORIJA HOZJAN, and
PROFESSOR MOUSTAPHA KASSEM, Odense University Hospital,
DR AGI GRIGORIADIS, King's College London
The rise of the Persian Renaissance
This conference will be held on 14 July (from 9.10 a.m) and 15 July in Wadham College and the Holywell Music Room. Registration is required: details can be found at www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/nme/rise_persian_renaissance_TT08.shtml.
Conveners: Dr Firuza I. Abullaeva and Professor Asghar Seyed-Gohrab.
Monday, 14 July. Session 1: Before the Silence OLGA
YASTREBOVA, NLR, St Petersburg
NICHOLAS AND URSULA SIMS-WILLIAMS, SOAS
VESTA SARKHOSH CURTIS, British Museum
Session 2: On the edge
VICTORIA KRYUKOVA, Kunstkamera Museum, St Petersburg
ABOLALA SOUDAVAR, independent scholar, New York
Session 3: Still on the edge
ALI KOLESNIKOV, Institute of Oriental Studies, St
OLEG GRABAR, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Session 4: On another edge
ANTON PRITULA, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
FRANCOIS DE BLOIS, SOAS
Tuesday, 15 July. Session 5: Hedonistic Renaissance in poetry
ALI MIRANSARI, Great Islamic Encyclopaedia,
NATALIA CHALISOVA, Russian University of Humanities,
KAMRAN TALATTOF, Arizona
Session 6: After the Silence, first attempts at revival
ASGHAR SEYED- GOHRAB, Leiden
DR FIRUZA ABDULLAEVA, Oxford
Session 7: The rise of the Renaissance
ANDREW PEACOCK, BIPS, Ankara
SUNIL SHARMA, Boston
Session 8: Revival in prose
EDMUND HERZIG, Oxford
ALI DEHBASHI, Bukhara journal, Teheran