Tuesday 26 November 2013

ICM Research Seminars, Wednesday 27 November 2013, 1.00pm


Institute Research Student Seminars

Speakers:  Katie Griffiths, PhD student (Diagnostics), Richard Speight, MD student (Transplantation) and Victoria Whittle, MD student (Musculoskeletal)

Venue: Seminar room L2.5, 2nd floor, Leech Building, Medical School

Date and time:  Wednesday 27 November 2013 at 1.00pm


Katie Griffiths will present:


"Laser Scribed Graphene as an electrode for sensing."


Light scribe technology has been used as a simple and inexpensive solution for manufacturing graphene electrodes for use in electrochemistry with the aim of developing novel biosensors.

Key words:  Graphene, biosensors, electrochemistry


Richard Speight will discuss:


'Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Is it all about bile in the small bowel?'


Recent evidence demonstrates that bile acids are more than mere detergent molecules with

evidence that they have an immune regulatory role.  My MD is attempting to unravel how bile acid dysmetabolism may be implicated in IBD.


Key words:  bile acids, IBD, FXR


Victoria Whittle will talk about:


"Practicing Medicine."


Exploring the impact of an Acute Care, High-fidelity Simulation teaching programme

delivered to final year medical undergraduates.


Keywords: Medical education, Simulation, Acute Care


Chair:  Catriona Barker, PhD student (Transplantation)





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