97th Scottish Skin Biology Club

The 97th Scottish Skin Biology Club will be held on

21st June 2018

10.30-16.30

Room M137, George Moore Building
Glasgow Caledonian University

Guest Speaker: Dr Jenna Cash

“Harnessing pro-resolving pathways to drive skin repair”

Sir Henry Dale Fellow and Chancellors Fellow

Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh

 

Registration including lunch is £15, payable on the day.

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Fantastic day of talks at the 96th SSBC meeting!

The 96th SSBC meeting was well attended by SSBC members old and new, even in spite of the wintry weather! There was a great selection of talks with lots of interesting questions raised and a wonderful keynote seminar from Prof. Edel O’Toole.

Speakers pictured (left to right): Almhad Albuloushi, Catriona Harkins, Carol McMenemy, Edel O’Toole, Martina Elias, Alessia Baseggio Conrado, Jean-Yu Choi, Li Dong

Thanks also to the sponsors of both the 96th and upcoming 97th SSBC meeting Progen for providing filled reusable bags for all meeting participants

The 97th meeting will be held in late spring/early summer 2018 in Glasgow – further details to follow in the New Year.

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Programme for 96th SSBC meeting announced

The programme for the 96th Scottish Skin Biology Club meeting being held on Thursday 14th December in the Department of Dermatology (Level 8) at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee is here! All presenting authors are listed below.

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10:00 10:40 Coffee and registration
10:40 11:00 Business meeting
11:00 11:15 Carol McMenemy : Stratifin friend or foe (David Greenhalgh, Glasgow)
11:15 11:30 Alessia Baseggio Conrado: The antioxidant activity of hypotaurine against UVR-induced oxidative damage in keratinocytes (Vicky McGuire/Sally Ibbotson, Dundee)
11:30 11:45 Martina Elias: Candidate gene testing in skin organotypic models (Sara Brown, Dundee)
11:45 12:00 Ahmad Albuloushi: Beta-gap junction mutations associated with epidermal hyperplasia disrupt intracellular components (Patricia Martin, Glasgow)
12:00 13:00 Prof. Edel O’Toole: Type VII collagen, skin fragility and skin cancer
13:00 13:45 Lunch
13:45 14:00 Jean-Yu Choi: Investigating pirfenidone-induced phototoxicity (Vicky McGuire/Sally Ibbotson, Dundee)
14:00 14:15 Richard Weller: Nitric oxide drives differentiation of naïve T cells to T regulatory cells (Edinburgh)
14:15 14:30 Li Dong: hDlg controls trafficking of gap junction protein Cx43 in healing wounds (Sheila Graham, Glasgow)
14:30 14:45 Catriona Harkins: Evolution and adaptation in Staphylococcus aureus (Dundee)
14:45 15:00 Wrapping up/final comments​

Registration costs are £15 per person for SSBC members (membership is £10) to be paid on the day in cash or by cheque.

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96th Scottish Skin Biology Club Meeting

The 96th Scottish Skin Biology Club will be held on 14th  December 2017 Department of Dermatology at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee from 11 am – 3 pm and will feature Professor Edel O’ Toole presenting work on “Type VII collagen, skin fragility and skin cancer”

This is also the 1st call for speakers and participants: please contact us directly if you wish to present at this meeting or are planning to attend.

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95th SSBC Meeting, 24th November 2016

The 95th meeting of the Scottish Skin Biology Club 

Speakers

Speakers: Scott Hogg, Brian McHugh, Jian Tan, Paul O’Mahoney, Martina Elias and Girish Patel

Meeting Programme:

Martina Elias and Patricia Martin, Universities of Newcastle and Glasgow Caledonian

Modelling Atopic Eczema for therapeutic development

 Jian Tan and David A Greenhalgh, Glasgow University

Analysis of β-catenin activation and PTEN loss in transgenic mouse skin carcinogenesis

 Guest Speaker:  Dr Girish Patel, Cardiff University

Is the skin cancer stem cell, the special one?

 Paul O’Mahoney, M. Khazova, M. Higlett, T. Lister, S. Ibbotson and E. Eadie Photobiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

The use of illuminance as a guide to effective light delivery during daylight PDT in the UK

Scott Hogg and  Richard Weller, University of Edinburgh

Patient travel distance and the utilisation of phototherapy in the management of psoriasis

Brian McHugh Donald Davidson and Richard Weller,  University of Edinburgh

IL-1beta-induced protection of keratinocytes against Staphylococcus aureus-secreted proteases is mediated by human beta defensin 2.

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93rd SSBC, Thursday 25th June 2015 Ninwells Hospital, Dundee.

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  11.00 – 11.20              Jasbani Dayal (Dundee) Multiclonality in drug resistant cSCC using high-throughput analysis of karyotypic heterogeneity’ 11.20 – 11.40              Ahmad Alboulshi (GCU) A role for connexin signalling in inflammatory disorders of epidermis 11.40 – 12.00              Ronan McLellan (Edinburgh) … Continue reading

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Optically probing the nanoarchitecture of cells and tissues

Visiting Lecture Prof. Steve Jacques from U.S.

Friday 26 September 2014, 10:0011:00 Lecture Theatre C, Physics and Astronomy, University of St. Andrews.

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Minutes 91st SSBC meeting GCU May 2014

Please find the 91st Scottish Skin Biology Club minutes for Thursday 29th May 2014.

Minutes 91st SSBC meeting GCU May 2014

 

 

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Next meeting

The summer meeting will be on the 29th of May in Glasgow. Please look out for a call for abstracts! Prof Mike Olsen will be the guest speaker at this meeting.

All the best,

Kim.

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Request for talk titles now Open!

Next meeting is

Thursday 21st November 2013

Please let Trisha <Patricia.Martin@gcu.ac.uk> know if you plan to attend and present a talk by Friday 8th November.

Thanks!

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