Other Norwich events

Cells of Life: Blood, Babies and Beyond

This event takes place in an accessible venue with step free access.
Past event - 2024
13 May Doors: 7pm
Start: 7.30pm
End: 9.30pm
The Yard Coffee, 1A, Pivotal House, Red Lion St,
Norwich NR1 3TB
Embark on a captivating journey into the microscopic world that shapes our very existence. Join us for a drink as we delve into the intricate realms of cellular biology, exploring the fundamental units of life and their remarkable roles in human health and development. This event promises to leave you fascinated by the secret hidden powers of the cells within tour body waiting to be unleashed.

Decoding Destiny: Navigating the Journey of Stem Cell Fate Decisions

Dr Anita Scoones (she/her) (Postdoctoral Research Scientist)
Embark on a captivating journey into our bodies’ depths with blood stem cells—the versatile shape-shifters capable of crafting a staggering 1 trillion blood cells daily! We’ll peel back layers and delve into the secrets of these cells at the microscopic level – a journey that unfolds one single cell at a time. How do stem cells shape our circulatory system? What factors influence their fate? Come step into the laboratory with us and demystify these questions and the innovative approaches used for decoding cellular secrets. It's cell biology made accessible and engaging for all curious minds!

Tiny but mighty – stem cells carried by microparticles in a quest for human tissue regeneration

Dr Noelia Dominguez Falcon (she/her) (Lecturer in Biomedicine at University of East Anglia)
Tiny Heroes, Big Impact: let's chat about the unsung heroes of tissue regeneration - microcarriers! No lab coats required, just a curious mind. Picture this: mini-carriers delivering stem cells right where they're needed most. It's like a targeted delivery service for healing! Join me for a laid-back conversation on these microscopic game-changers, and let's explore how they're quietly reshaping the future of regenerative medicine. No jargon, just the lowdown on how the small stuff is making a big difference. Ready for a chill chat about the science of the small? Let's do it!

From Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact: The Evolving Landscape of Male Fertility

Daniel Marcu (he/him) (Senior Research Associate )
Male infertility, often overlooked, is gaining global recognition. Recent breakthroughs in medical technology have opened up a new era of possibilities. By bypassing barriers presented by natural conception, IVF enables couples to achieve their dreams of parenthood. One key aspect of this talk centres on innovative solutions to male infertility and their implications. From the futuristic vision of manipulating sperm in the laboratory to the reality of using advanced reproductive technologies in clinical settings, this talk will showcase the trajectory of male fertility and human evolution.
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