Annual Jenkinson Development Biology Symposium
Registration £15 per person. POs are required in advance of registering via the link below.
Supported by the J.W Jenkinson Memorial Fund
Organising Committee: Paul Riley, Liz Robertson, Roger Patient, Marella de Bruijn, Shankar Srinivas and Sarah De Val

9.30AM Registration Open – Tea & Coffee Available

10.00AM Welcome & Opening Remarks From Professor Paul Riley, Director of Institute of Developmental & Regenerative

10.10AM Dr Emma Rawlins
“Epithelial – Mesenchymal Interactions Controlling Human Lung Development”
The Gurdon Institute, Cambridge

10.40AM Judy Sayers
“Regeneration of the Cardiac Conduction System”
The Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics/The Institute of Developmental & Regenerative Medicine, Oxford

11.00AM Associate Professor Adam Wilkinson
“Ex vivo haematopoietic stem cell expansion mechanisms”
MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford

11.20AM Refreshment Break – Teas and coffees available

12.00PM Dr Tomoko Watanabe and Professor Wes Williams
“Shaping Destiny – Experiments in Embodiment”
The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, TORCH, Oxford

Dr Berta Verd
“On the Role of Cell Rearrangements in Pattern Formation”
The Department of Biology, Oxford

1.00PM Lunch & Poster Session

2.15PM Professor Vivian Li
Talk title TBC
The Francis Crick Institute, London

2.35PM Assoc. Professor Marco Fritzsche
“Mechanobiology of T-cell Activation”
The Kennedy Institute, Oxford

2.55PM Dr Sophie Payne
“The Effects of a Hypoxic Environment on Coronary Vessel Development”
The Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, Oxford

3.15PM Dr Emily Noel
“Reconstructing extracellular matrix dynamics and cardiac morphogenesis in development”
The University of Sheffield

3.45PM Closing Remarks from Professor Paul Riley

3.50PM Wine Reception
Date: 8 December 2022, 9:30 (Thursday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Venue: Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, off South Parks Road OX1 3PL
Speakers: Judy Sayers (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Tomoko Watanabe (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Adam Wilkinson (MHU WIMM), Berta Verd (University of Oxford), Dr Marco Fritzsche (University of Oxford), Professor Wes Williams (University of Oxford), Dr Sophie Payne (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Emma Rawlins (MRC Research Fellow, Dept of Pathology, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge), Professor Vivian Li (The Francis Crick Institute, London), Dr Emily Noel (University of Sheffield)
Organising department: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)
Organisers: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford), Prof Shankar Srinivas (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics)
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Part of: Development & Cell Biology Theme Guest Speakers (DPAG)
Booking required?: Required
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Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Talitha Smith