Gerald Kerkut Trust Symposium
14th July 2016
Careys Manor Brockenhurst

This was a day-long symposium during which postgraduates funded by the trust gave talks on their work. More images.


 Arrival and registration (coffee and biscuits available) 08:30 - 09:00
 Welcome and introduction from Prof. Robert Walker 09:00 - 09:15
 Emilia Assar (1) (Tumbarello, Deinhardt)
 Investigating the function of an autophagy regulator and its role in cell migration
09:15 - 09:30
 Bradleigh Whitton (1) (Okamoto, Crabb)
 Investigating the interactions between vacuolar ATPase proton pumps and androgen receptor signalling in prostate cancer
09:30 - 09:45
  Monika Kudelska (1) (Doyle, Holden-Dye)
 Generation of a screen platform for the Cys-loop superfamily of ligand gated ion channels
09:45 - 10:00
 Eleni Palaiologou (1) (Lewis, Cleal, Torrens)
 The 3 dimensional imaging of placental villous cell populations.
10:00 - 10:15
 Charlene Sibbons (1) (Burdge, Lillycrop, Fielding, Umpleby)
 Activation of lymphocytes involves changing transcription control in genes involved in n-3 PUFA synthesis
10:15 - 10:30
 Natascha Vana (1) (Vargas-Caballero. Gomez-Nicola)
 Fyn, the story of a misconceived NMDA receptor regulator?
10:30 - 10:45
Coffee 10:45 - 11:15
 Charles Hurdle (1)(Wijnen, Jackson)
 Multi-functional Environmental sensing by CRYPTOCHROME in a Drosophila model
 Casey Morris (1) (Mudher, Vargas-Caballero)
 Unravelling the Role of Microtubule Stabilisation in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease
11:30 - 11:45
 Kerry Gove (1)(Wilkinson, Howarth, Thompson)
 Phenotyping small airways dysfunction in Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and early disease detection
11:45 - 12:00
 Alison Caldwell (2) (Hannah Siddle, Tim Elliott)
 The immunology and immune evasion of a contagious cancer
12:00 - 12:15
 Adam Dorey (2) (Williams, Kelly, Terry)
 The Arabidopsis and C.elegans GTGs are voltage-dependent anion channels localised at the Golgi.
12:15 - 12:30
  Prutha Patel (2) (Deinhardt, West)
 Does BDNF signalling change in neurodegeneration?
12:30 - 12:45
Lunch 12:45 - 14.00
 Guilia Lioi (3) (Bell, Smith, Simpson)
 Developing a measurement of depth of anaesthesia using brain connectivity measures
14:00 - 14:15
 Giedo Elamin (2) (Englyst, Holloway, Holloway, Williamson)
 The role of blood microvesicles in coagulation
14:15 - 14:30
 Lindert Mercken (2) (Torrens, Pike, Holloway)
 Obesity and the development of lung disease.
14:30 - 14:45
 Alison Hill (3) (Grange, Swindle, Davies)
 Viral-induced repair and remodelling responses in a co-culture model of the airway mucosa
14:45 - 15:00
 Alex Colcutt (3)(Asuni, Teeling, Mudher)
 The impact of systemic inflammation on tau pathology
15:00 - 15:15
Tea 15:15 - 15:45
 Juan Nunez (3) (Clarkin, Sinclair)
 High Resolution Imaging to Interrogate Blood Vessel and Bone Cell Interactions
15:45 - 16:00
 Lisa Jones (3) (Green, Poore, Cleal, Newland, Rustighi)
 The effect of pre- and postnatal high-fat and vitamin D depleted diets on offspring skeletal muscle.
16:00 - 16:15
 Chrysia Pegasiou (3) (Vargas-Caballero, Perry)
 Need and opportunity for the analysis of adult human cortical excitatory synapses
16:15 - 16:30
 Miguel Moreno (3) (Wijnen)
 Precise regulation of RHO1 in alignment of peptidergic control of circadian behaviour with the molecular clock in Drosophila melanogaster
16:30 - 16:45
 Sophia Sander (3)(Houghton, Sanchez-Elsner)
 Role of miRNAs in the hypoxic regulation of human embryonic stem cells
16:45 - 17:00