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Emerging Viruses of Zoonotic and Veterinary Importance from Jul 24, 2017 12:00 PM to Jul 26, 2017 01:00 PM Churchill College, Cambridge,
This is a two day meeting to bring together international researchers with an interest in tackling emerging viruses that affect all species, whether human, pet, production or wild. This will allow cross-fertilisation of ideas and common trends to be identified, as well as discussion of methodologies and prospects going forward.
Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day 2017 Jun 08, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute,
This year, we have key talks from: ▪ Prof. Gordon Dougan FRS (Sanger Institute) ▪ Dr Milka Sarris (Physiology, Development and Neuroscience) ▪ Industry vs Academics panel- Dr Tim Allsopp (Consilium Bio Ltd), Dr Kai Stoeber (VP, Global Innovation, Shionogi Ltd).
Drug Discovery Seminar May 10, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge, CB1 2EW,
From Target to Preclinical Candidate Nomination: WHICH data is required WHEN and WHY? A training seminar for Cambridge academics, clinicians, early-career researchers and biotech-based industry professionals
Cells as Models of Disease and New Therapeutics from Mar 29, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 30, 2017 06:20 PM Homerton College, in Cambridge,,
ELRIG is pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual Research & Innovation Meeting and its new location at Homerton College, in Cambridge, UK on 29th and 30th March, 2017. Building on the success of the meeting in previous years, this year will be a larger, 2-day event that will provide expanded scientific tracks, a larger exhibition and greater networking opportunities with the UK’s most innovative life science companies.
Rising Stars public engagement training Mar 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Would you like to share your research more widely? The Rising Stars course offers training in public engagement and educational outreach for postgraduates, post-docs and early career academics at the University of Cambridge. The course takes participants through the steps involved in planning, organising and delivering an interactive public engagement activity. By ‘public engagement’ or ‘outreach’, we mean engaging ‘non-specialists’ with your academic discipline. This might include school pupils, older people’s groups, youth clubs and the general public (it does not include other academics). You might engage people through, for example, workshops, discussions, hands-on demonstrations or re-enactments. We are particularly keen for participants to offer unusual, engaging activities rather than straight-forward talks.
The Ageing Cell Conference 2017 from Mar 27, 2017 08:30 AM to Mar 28, 2017 05:30 PM The Babraham Institute,
The Ageing Cell conference will bring together an international community of researchers from academia, industry and the clinic in the fields of immunology, genetics, epigenetics and signalling to discuss ageing at the cellular level. The conference sessions will include: The ageing stem cell – how stem cell development, proliferation and function changes with age The ageing immune system – how composition and function change with age Signalling and the ageing cell – signalling pathways that control metabolism and cellular fitness Epigenetics of the ageing cell – exploring changes to the epigenome during ageing.
Your personal immune army Mar 26, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM Cambridge Biomedical Campus, UTC Cambridge Robinson Way Cambridge CB2 0SZ, CB2 0SZ,
Join scientists from Cambridge Immunology to find out how your immune system has developed its own personal defence (supported by Babraham and Sanger Institute and RPC (Isaac Newton Trust) funding, University of Cambridge).
Your personal immune army Mar 18, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 04:00 PM The Guildhall, Market Square, CB2 3QJ,
Join scientists from Cambridge Immunology to find out how your immune system has developed its own personal defence (supported by Babraham and Sanger Institute and RPC (Isaac Newton Trust) funding, University of Cambridge)
The good, the bad and the ugly: antibodies, microbes and immunity Mar 16, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW,
Looking at the microbiota, personal medicine and immunity....
Innate Immune memory from Mar 14, 2017 01:00 PM to Mar 16, 2017 03:30 PM Wellcome Genome Campus,
The innate immune system is known to be instrumental in directing adaptive immune system to eradicate pathogens and tumours. However, dysregulation of the innate immune system can lead to unwanted inflammatory responses that precipitate immune-mediated diseases, including autoimmunity and allergy, suggesting it has a central role in host defences and inflammation.
"Immunogenomics of Disease: Accelerating to patient benefit” from Feb 06, 2017 08:30 AM to Feb 08, 2017 06:35 PM Genome Campus in Hinxton, Conference,
This new conference aims to bring together scientists working in the fields of molecular immunology, functional genomics and immune-mediated disease genetics, to expedite the journey from genetic association to mechanistic understanding and patient benefit through new insights into disease and novel therapeutics.
Joint Congress between the British Society for Immunology (BSI) and the Dutch Society for Immunology (NVVI) from Dec 06, 2016 11:00 AM to Dec 09, 2016 10:00 PM
Joint Congress between the British Society for Immunology (BSI) and the Dutch Society for Immunology (NVVI) brings together two of Europe’s most established immunology organisations for a jam-packed programme full of the latest immunology research, top speakers and diverse networking opportunities. Join over 1,000 delegates from around the globe for four days of cutting-edge science.
Drug Discovery Roadshow Dec 05, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM CRUK CI, Cambridge Biomedical Campus,,
The format will be presentations in the morning followed by the opportunity to talk to representatives from the major funders and experts in drug development and commercialisation. The aims of the roadshow are to: - Support you to refine your research idea into a tangible drug discovery project in your disease area of interest - Provide access to experienced drug discovery scientists to discuss your projects of interest - Offer insight from big pharma on what ‘validation’ means - Give you opportunity to talk to some of the major funders of translational and applied biomedical research in the UK The roadshow is a collaboration between Charles River Laboratories, the Milner Therapeutics Institute, the Office of Translational Research and the Bioscience Impact Team.
EMBO conference- Innate lymphoid cells from Nov 30, 2016 09:00 AM to Dec 02, 2016 06:00 PM Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany,
Department of Medicine, Research Day Nov 30, 2016 from 08:15 AM to 06:00 PM Wellcome Conference Centre, Hinxton,
Postdoc Masterclass Seminar Series for Life Science Researchers Nov 23, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM PdOC Centre, Mill Lane,
2016 Annual Public Health Conference & Lecture Nov 23, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 07:00 PM Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE ,
Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, will deliver this year’s prestigious Annual Public Health lecture, entitled: The (In)Discipline of Public Health. The lecture will follow the 2016 CIPH and Network annual public health conference, which will examine the interface between infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases.
Research Nurse Symposium Nov 18, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Addenbrooke's.,
The NIHR Cambridge BioResource is hosting a symposium for research nurses on Friday 18th November. This fantastic free event for research nurses will bring nurses across the country to connect, share practice and celebrate their speciality.
Overview of the key ideas in cancer research- Dr Paul Edwards Nov 10, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM CRUK Cambridge Institute Lecture Theatre,
Dr Paul Edwards, Dept of Pathology is giving two lectures as an introduction to cancer biology aimed at PhD students
How is research in Cambridge tackling diabetes? Nov 08, 2016 from 06:25 PM to 11:00 PM Novi Espresso and Cocktail Bar on Regent Street,
The free SciBar event on Tuesday 8 November from 7pm at the Novi Espresso and Cocktail Bar on Regent Street is hosted jointly by Cambridge British Science Association, Cambridge University Health Partners and the University of Cambridge to mark World Diabetes Day.
The natural history and pathology of cancers- Dr Paul Edwards Nov 03, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM CRUK Cambridge Institute Lecture Theatre,
Dr Paul Edwards, Dept of Pathology is giving two lectures as an introduction to cancer biology aimed at PhD students:
European Advanced Course Travel Grant Announcement from Oct 17, 2016 07:30 AM to Oct 19, 2016 11:45 AM Institut Pasteur in Paris ,
FOCIS is offering a limited number of travel awards to support clinical fellows from your institution to attend the European Advanced Course in Basic and Clinical Immunology, to be held October 17-19, 2016 in Paris.
The European Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology- FOCIS from Oct 17, 2016 07:00 AM to Oct 19, 2016 12:00 PM Institut Pasteur in Paris ,
FOCIS Comes to Europe! After years of success in the U.S., we are excited to bring our most popular educational course to Europe in 2016! The European Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology will be held at the Institut Pasteur in Paris from October 17-19! A program featuring leaders from around the globe will give you a clinical spin on major topics in cellular and molecular immunology. With Paris as a backdrop for innovative presentations emphasizing mechanisms of human disease and immune therapies, spots are sure to be in high demand. Register now to guarantee a place in the first-ever European Advanced Course!
OLD BRAINS 2016: Pathways to neurodegeneration not forgetting the vessels Oct 06, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 04:15 PM Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus,
Annual National University of Singapore / University of Cambridge Symposium
Exploring commercialisation, the natural next step for your research Oct 03, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 01:30 PM Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Addenbrooke's.,
Cambridge Enterprise is holding a workshop for academics and postdocs in the Life Sciences who are interested in learning more about developing their ideas and inventions into opportunities that are attractive to business and investors.
The 17th Cambridge Immunology Forum – ‘Neuro-immunology’ Sep 22, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Queens' College Cambridge.,
Cambridge Immunology Network 2016 - Neuro-Immunology
Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators from Sep 20, 2016 09:30 AM to Sep 21, 2016 05:30 PM
Registration is now open for "Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators" workshop that will take place in September 2016, 20-21, at the Department of Genetics in Cambridge.
Consultancy 101 workshop, Tuesday 20 September 2016 Sep 20, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 01:30 PM Cormack Room, University Centre - CB2 1RU,
This free half day workshop is for any University staff who are currently undertaking consultancy work, or who are thinking of working as a consultant in the near future. The workshop tackles how to effectively manage consultancy projects, sharing expertise on best practice, tips on making life easier and trouble-shooting for some of the key issues faced by consultants. This event is open to all University staff members. Places are limited. Register here.
European Single-Cell User Meeting from Sep 13, 2016 11:00 AM to Sep 14, 2016 11:00 AM Hinxton, UK Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre ,
Single-cell analysis is revolutionising research. Join us the day before the Single Cell Genomics meeting and hear how experts from across Europe are using single-cell methods to achieve new breakthroughs in the understanding of normal development, disease progression and the effects of therapeutic treatment. Network with single-cell enthusiasts in a relaxed atmosphere and collaborate on new single-cell applications and workflows across a range of research areas.
16th International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-16) from Sep 12, 2016 09:00 AM to Sep 14, 2016 05:00 PM WINCHESTER, UK,
Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC) aims to bring together translational and clinical oncologists and immunologists dealing with active vaccination against cancer for three days of presentations on the most recent advances in the field. The meeting provides an up-to-date overview of many aspects of tumour immunology. Thanks to its friendly atmosphere and the limited number of participants, PIVAC cultivates lively and fruitful discussions, promotes interactions between participants, speakers and companies attending the conference and encourages the emergence of new partnerships.

Upcoming events

Antibody Technologies and Therapeutics Conference

Sep 10, 2017

Monash University Conference Centre Prato , Italy

Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

Sep 13, 2017

Wellcome Conference Centre, Hinxton

Entrepreneurs in Clinical Academia (ECA) course

Oct 16, 2017

INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Upcoming events

The new Capella building- CITIID

See the home of CITIID being built in this fantastic time-lapse video. From basement to water tight in 17 months. The Capella building will be finished in 2018.

FCEs provide interdisciplinary training programmes for students, fellows and continuing education physicians through FOCIS assisted opportunities

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