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Immunogenomics of Disease: Accelerating to Patient Benefit from Feb 05, 2019 08:05 AM to Feb 07, 2019 06:05 PM Wellcome Genome Campus, UK,
This conference aims to bring together scientists working in molecular immunology, functional genomics and immune-mediated disease genetics to showcase recent findings in the field of immunogenomics. It will also explore ways to implement the genetic discoveries to benefit patient health.
“Hands-on Career Workshop: How to Succeed in Finding and Getting a Job for Biomedical Researchers”. from Jan 28, 2019 08:25 AM to Jan 30, 2019 06:25 PM The Babraham Institute,
It is a non-profit workshop targeted specifically towards PhD students and Postdocs in the biomedial sciences
2019 UK Natural Killer Cells Workshop Jan 11, 2019 from 09:15 AM to 05:15 PM St John’s College, Cambridge,
This one-day workshop is one of the highlights in the calendar of UK experts in Natural Killer (NK) cells. With more than 10 years of tradition, this workshop has a friendly environment that fosters communication and collaboration.
Cambridge Parasitic and Neglected Tropical Diseases Network Day Dec 13, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:50 PM Lecture Theatre, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QP,
Field to lab, lab to field
The Cambridge Betterment Society- A project by Harold Offeh Nov 16, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM Frank Lee Centre, Hexagon Room, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Camb. CB2 0SN ,
Featuring artist’s films responding to biomedical research at the new Biomedical Centre at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. With New Work by: Frederica Agbah, Jack Scott & Louis-Jack, Harold Offeh
CID Annual Symposium Meeting of Minds Nov 16, 2018 from 08:30 AM to 06:30 PM Robinson College, at the Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Cambridge, CB3 9AD.,
Our annual meeting returns showcasing exciting infectious diseases research from across the University. This event is an excellent opportunity to network with established and early career infectious disease researchers from different disciplines and departments, as well as hearing highlights of the excellent research undertaken locally. Sessions, Flash Talks, as well as a Poster exhibition and post meeting drinks reception.
The 19th Cambridge Immunology Forum – ‘Cancer Immunology’ Sep 20, 2018 from 08:20 AM to 06:30 PM Queens' College Cambridge.,
In 2018, the home of the annual Cambridge Immunology Forum will be Queens' College Cambridge. The date will be 20th September 2018 Sponsorship by: British Society for Immunology, Tusk Therapeutics Ltd and Isaac Newton Funds. Exhibitions by: Fluidigm, Stemcell, Miltenyi Biotec, ThermoFisher, Cambridge Research Biochemicals (CRB).
Membrane Fusion in Health and Disease from Jun 24, 2018 08:05 AM to Jun 28, 2018 06:05 PM Robinson College, Cambridge,
TRAVEL GRANTS A limited number of travel grants are available for participants. Applicants do not need to apply separately for travel grants for this event but should indicate on the registration form if they wish to be considered for a travel grant. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants. More information is available at EMBO Travel Grants' page. Participants from the following countries will be given preference: Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Malta, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey.
Cambridge Immunology Network with Infectious Disease IRC- PhD and Postdoc Day Jun 07, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute-­‐,
Key note speakers including: Andrew McKenzie FRS (MRC LMB), Naomi McGovern (Dept Path & Centre for Trophoblast Research), Ian Tomlinson, (Chairman, Apollo Therapeutics) Short Talks and Poster session given by PhD and Postdocs from Cambridge University and affiliated institutions.
Pint of Science - Cambridge Immunology from May 14, 2018 06:30 PM to May 16, 2018 10:00 PM NOVI Espresso and Cocktail Bar on Regent Street,
Join Cambridge Immunology at NOVI! Join us for three nights of exciting science as we delve into talks on the Immunology system. Listen to our fab Immunologist talk about their research!
Writing for a Public Audience Apr 25, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM School of Clinical Medicine,
Are you interested in communicating your research to the public? How is communicating with the general public different from writing for an academic audience?
Fast Track Training for Researchers by Researchers Mar 14, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:20 PM David Attenborough Building, University of Cambridge.,
Call for applications for a training place Learn from the professionals how to equip yourself with powerful tools you can use immediately to create a step change in the impact of your research. Impact has become increasingly important within academia particularly with the next Research Excellent Framework. Key focus is on how researchers are able to convey their work to a wide range of stakeholders, including decision makers and media as well as public engagement. University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) Cambridge Infectious Diseases IRC, Cambridge Immunology SRN and the Bioscience Impact Team are delighted to announce that they have funding for Fast Track Impact, an international training company working in the Higher Education and research and innovation sectors to provide a bespoke training session for researchers within our networks.
Presentations to Engage and Inspire Feb 14, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, CB2 0SR.,
Making your specific area and topic interesting to people outside your research area can be a huge challenge. Fortunately, there are lots ways to engage an audience and enable them to relate to your subject, in terms of the material and the confidence required for speaking. This session will give you techniques to make your material easier to convey, help you deal with nerves, and make the whole experience more enjoyable for you and your audience. They are applicable for presentations to - and communications with - the public, and also for academic presentations.
Public Engagement Training Day Jan 24, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:15 PM Downing College, Cambridge (Music Room/Tim Cadbury room),
Want to learn how to share your research more widely? This one day course is being offered by Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre and the Cambridge Immunology Network, with generous support from the Isaac Newton Trust. It offers comprehensive training in public engagement and educational outreach for graduate students and post-docs at the University of Cambridge/affiliated institutes from any discipline/department.
Cambridge Infectious Diseases Annual Summit Nov 24, 2017 from 08:45 AM to 06:00 PM Downing College,
The 7th Cambridge Infectious Diseases Meeting of Minds annual summit (24 Nov) brings together established and early career infectious disease researchers for a single day of thought provoking talks and cross-discipline alliance building. Abstract submission for posters and Flash Talks closes 3 Nov 2017. Registration closes 10 Nov 2017.
2nd European FOCIS Advanced Course from Oct 16, 2017 08:55 AM to Oct 18, 2017 06:55 PM Czech Republic at Charles University,
The course will be hosted by Dr. Jirina Bartunkova and her FCE, the Institute of Immunology, Czech Republic at Charles University. The deadline for travel grant nominations is August 31, 2017.
Entrepreneurs in Clinical Academia (ECA) course from Oct 16, 2017 08:45 AM to Oct 20, 2017 05:45 PM INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France,
Entrepreneurs in Clinical Academia (ECA) is an exciting initiative from the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) offering medical academics in Europe the chance to discover more about the drug development process and how to get the most out of research.
EFIS-EJI Ruggero Ceppellini Advanced School of Immunology from Oct 16, 2017 08:10 AM to Oct 18, 2017 12:10 PM Napoli,
Tumour Immunology: from tissue microenvironment to immunotherapy
The 18th Cambridge Immunology Forum – 'Tissue-Resident Immunity' Sep 27, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM Queens' College Cambridge.,
In 2017, the home of the annual Cambridge Immunology Forum will be Queens' College Cambridge. The date will be 27th September 2017 Sponsored by British Society of Immunology (BSI) Sponsored exhibition stands include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Stemcell Technologies, BioLegend UK Ltd and Miltenyi Biotec Ltd
Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease from Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM to Sep 15, 2017 01:30 PM Wellcome Conference Centre, Hinxton,
The 6th Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease meeting will once again bring together leading scientists and clinicians from the fields of microbiology, immunology, gastroenterology and public health to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving field.
Antibody Technologies and Therapeutics Conference from Sep 10, 2017 08:30 AM to Sep 13, 2017 06:05 PM Monash University Conference Centre Prato , Italy,
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....

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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.


‘Fibroblast’ has been developed from a conversation between Harold Offeh and Dr Alice Denton, a scientist based at the Babraham Institute and a member of the Cambridge Immunology Network. Offeh was particularly interested in the character and roles played by particular cells in the immune system, as well as the immune system’s role as a primary source of protection and care. The film takes as a starting point microscopic images of broblast cells, an area of research for Dr Denton.

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

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