Prof. Karl Swann Cardiff University, UK1 Talk
Karl Swann is the Chair of Reproductive Cell Biology in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University. He obtained his BSc and PhD qualifications at University College London, working as a graduate student in Michael Whitaker's laboratory. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher with Shin Ichi Miyazaki, before returning to... read moreLondon to work at St. George's Hospital Medical School and then to went back to University College London to take up a lectureship. In 2004 Karl moved to take up his current post in Cardiff University to work alongside Tony Lai who is a long term collaborator. Karl's interests are in the mechanism and consequences of Ca2+ oscillations in mammalian eggs, and his lab uses fluorescent and chemiluminescent probes.