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Immunology and Medicine Seminars

The Immunology and Medicine seminars based at the CIMR and LMB. Contact Dr Tammy Dougan for information. td378@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Early Career Journal Club

Early Career Journal Club

Update and New concepts in Basic and Translational Immunology

CRUK CI Lecture Theatre
From May 11, 2016 09:00 AM to May 11, 2016 05:40 PM
An ideal introduction for non-immunologists and update on the latest developments in immunology for the expert.

Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day 2017

Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute
From Jun 08, 2017 08:30 AM to Jun 08, 2017 06:00 PM
This year, we have key talks from: ▪ Prof. Gordon Dougan FRS (Sanger Institute) ▪ Dr Milka Sarris (Physiology, Development and Neuroscience) ▪ Industry vs Academics panel

The 17th Cambridge Immunology Forum – ‘Neuro-immunology’

Queens' College Cambridge.
From Sep 22, 2016 09:00 AM to Sep 22, 2016 06:00 PM
Cambridge Immunology Network 2016 - Neuro-Immunology

Early Career Journal Club

From Jun 13, 2016 06:30 PM to Jun 13, 2016 08:30 PM
The Cambridge Immunology Network strives to support our early career researchers. One way in which we do this is to provide funds to allow the Early Journal Club PapersCareers Journal Club to take place.

A new vehicle to facilitate industry/ academic interaction in Cambridge

CRUK CI Lecture Theatre
From Jun 23, 2016 04:00 PM to Jun 23, 2016 06:00 PM

The Inflamed Brain: a Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
From Jun 21, 2016 01:30 PM to Jun 21, 2016 06:30 PM
This local workshop will be held on 21st June 2016 in Cambridge (13:30-17:30 followed by drinks and networking, McCrum Lecture theatre, Corpus Christi College). The aim of the workshop will be to foster interactions between investigators in Cambridge, distributed across University Departments and MRC Research Institutes and advance our understanding of how inflammation contributes to the etiology of a number of disorders including Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, depression, addiction, stroke, schizophrenia and others. The workshop is led by Alasdair Coles and will be an opportunity to bring Cambridge investigators together to discuss distinct and common aims and challenges of their work.

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.

16th International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-16)

WINCHESTER, UK
From Sep 12, 2016 09:00 AM to Sep 14, 2016 05:00 PM
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.

The European Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology- FOCIS

Institut Pasteur in Paris
From Oct 17, 2016 07:00 AM to Oct 19, 2016 12:00 PM
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!

DISCOVER YOUR INNER CELL- Field Application Specialist, Nina Lane

CRUK-CI
From Jun 29, 2016 10:00 AM to Jun 29, 2016 11:00 AM
Fluidigm, focus on tools for single cell biology. We specialise in both microfluidics, enabling precise control of single cells and reagents, and also proteomic discovery tools such as the CyTOF (Mass Cytometry Time of Flight).

EMBO conference- Innate lymphoid cells

Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany
From Nov 30, 2016 09:00 AM to Dec 02, 2016 06:00 PM

Consultancy 101 workshop, Tuesday 20 September 2016

Cormack Room, University Centre - CB2 1RU
From Sep 20, 2016 09:00 AM to Sep 20, 2016 01:30 PM
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 Advanced Course Travel Grant Announcement

Institut Pasteur in Paris
From Oct 17, 2016 07:30 AM to Oct 19, 2016 11:45 AM
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.

Exploring commercialisation, the natural next step for your research

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Addenbrooke's.
From Oct 03, 2016 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2016 01:30 PM
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.

European Single-Cell User Meeting

Hinxton, UK Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
From Sep 13, 2016 11:00 AM to Sep 14, 2016 11:00 AM
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.

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OLD BRAINS 2016: Pathways to neurodegeneration not forgetting the vessels

Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
From Oct 06, 2016 09:00 AM to Oct 06, 2016 04:15 PM
Annual National University of Singapore / University of Cambridge Symposium

CIF 2016 Programme

See programme attached for 22nd September 2016

The natural history and pathology of cancers- Dr Paul Edwards

CRUK Cambridge Institute Lecture Theatre
From Nov 03, 2016 09:30 AM to Nov 03, 2016 10:30 AM
Dr Paul Edwards, Dept of Pathology is giving two lectures as an introduction to cancer biology aimed at PhD students:

Overview of the key ideas in cancer research- Dr Paul Edwards

CRUK Cambridge Institute Lecture Theatre
From Nov 10, 2016 09:30 AM to Nov 10, 2016 10:30 AM
Dr Paul Edwards, Dept of Pathology is giving two lectures as an introduction to cancer biology aimed at PhD students

Department of Medicine, Research Day

Wellcome Conference Centre, Hinxton
From Nov 30, 2016 08:15 AM to Nov 30, 2016 06:00 PM

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.

Research Nurse Symposium

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute - Addenbrooke's.
From Nov 18, 2016 09:00 AM to Nov 18, 2016 06:00 PM
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.

Rising Stars public engagement training

From Mar 28, 2017 10:00 AM to Mar 28, 2017 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.

How is research in Cambridge tackling diabetes?

Novi Espresso and Cocktail Bar on Regent Street
From Nov 08, 2016 06:25 PM to Nov 08, 2016 11:00 PM
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.

Postdoc Masterclass Seminar Series for Life Science Researchers

PdOC Centre, Mill Lane
From Nov 23, 2016 06:30 PM to Nov 23, 2016 08:00 PM

2016 Annual Public Health Conference & Lecture

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE
From Nov 23, 2016 10:30 AM to Nov 23, 2016 07:00 PM
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.

Drug Discovery Roadshow

CRUK CI, Cambridge Biomedical Campus,
From Dec 05, 2016 10:00 AM to Dec 05, 2016 02:00 PM
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.

"Immunogenomics of Disease: Accelerating to patient benefit”

Genome Campus in Hinxton, Conference
From Feb 06, 2017 08:30 AM to Feb 08, 2017 06:35 PM
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.

Innate Immune memory

Wellcome Genome Campus
From Mar 14, 2017 01:00 PM to Mar 16, 2017 03:30 PM
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.

The Ageing Cell Conference 2017

The Babraham Institute
From Mar 27, 2017 08:30 AM to Mar 28, 2017 05:30 PM
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.

Emerging Viruses of Zoonotic and Veterinary Importance

Churchill College, Cambridge
From Jul 24, 2017 12:00 PM to Jul 26, 2017 01:00 PM
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.

The good, the bad and the ugly: antibodies, microbes and immunity

Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW
From Mar 16, 2017 06:00 PM to Mar 16, 2017 07:30 PM
Looking at the microbiota, personal medicine and immunity....

Your personal immune army

The Guildhall, Market Square, CB2 3QJ
From Mar 18, 2017 06:00 PM to Mar 19, 2017 04:00 PM
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

Cambridge Biomedical Campus, UTC Cambridge Robinson Way Cambridge CB2 0SZ, CB2 0SZ
From Mar 26, 2017 11:00 AM to Mar 26, 2017 04:00 PM
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).

Cells as Models of Disease and New Therapeutics

Homerton College, in Cambridge,
From Mar 29, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 30, 2017 06:20 PM
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.

Upcoming events

Your personal immune army

Mar 26, 2017

Cambridge Biomedical Campus, UTC Cambridge Robinson Way Cambridge CB2 0SZ, CB2 0SZ

The Ageing Cell Conference 2017

Mar 27, 2017

The Babraham Institute

Cells as Models of Disease and New Therapeutics

Mar 29, 2017

Homerton College, in Cambridge,

Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day 2017

Jun 08, 2017

Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute

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