All CRUK Cambridge Centre MRes and first year PhD students are required to attend the Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series. The talks aim to give a general introduction to cancer biology and medicine and all students and staff are welcome to attend. Please contact the organisers or the speaker if you would like a copy of their presentation.
The lectures take place every Thursday from 9.30-10.30 in the Clinical School Lecture Theatre 2
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Michaelmas Term 2019
Thursday 24 October: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Tumour pathology, structure and nomenclature
Thursday 31 October: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Overview of the core ideas in cancer research
Thursday 7 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
The mutations that drive cancer
Thursday 14 November: Dr Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit
Introduction to the biology of metastasis
Thursday 21 November: Dr Christian Frezza, MRC Cancer Unit Note: This begins at 0900am.
Dysregulated metabolism: passenger or driver of cancer?
Thursday 28 November: Professor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity
Thursday 5 December: Professor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute
DNA repair: translating mechanistic insights towards new cancer therapies.
Thursday 12 December: Dr Jacqui Shields, MRC Cancer Unit
Exploring the role of the tumour microenvironment: what do the other cells do?
For details of talks up to the end of July 2020 and for last minute changes, please see the series listing on the talks.cam website.