- WINNER - UCL Graduate School Research Poster Competition 2011
- TALK - Current AIDS epidemic by Dr Ari Fassati
- PhD COLLOQUIUM 2011
- Mayflower Primary Visit
- PAPER - PD-L1 co-stimulation contributes to ligand-induced T cell receptor down-modulation on CD8+ T cells
- PUBLIC TALK: Thomas More Institute, October 12th 2011
- LAUNCH: Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research (BiPR)
- MRC Centre Annual Research Day 2011
- 'Bench to Bedside' PhD studentships - now available
- MRC Centre Research Day 2011
- Public Talk: From pathogen to Ally - Engineering Viruses to Treat Disease
- Successful PhD Studentship Candidates
- PAPER: The gene that can transform mild influenza in to a life threatening disease
- SYMPOSIUM: Second Annual CLMS Symposium
- WELCOME: New Centre Members
- COMING UP: MRC@UCL Centenary Science Fair
- Robin Weiss: Election to US National Academy of Sciences
LAUNCH: Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research (BiPR)
25 October 2011
Tuesday 8 November, 2011, from 4pm
This is a new partnership between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and University College London, to form a centre for world leading research on infectious diseases. Involving many MRC Centre members, BiPR will bring together the basic science, translational and clinical expertise across the institutions, and associated hospitals, to provide an optimal environment to produce new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics.
The vision of BiPR as a centre for infection research will build on cohesive academic links between resource rich and poor countries, and BiPR will be well placed to implement research of global impact. Our close clinical engagement, industry partnerships, and establishment of clinical cohorts, will provide the basis for genetic and biomarker based approaches to common and rare infectious diseases.
The launch will start at 4pm in the AV Hill
Lecture Theatre (Medical Sciences Building, UCL) followed by a drinks
reception in the Old Refectory (Wilkins Building, UCL).
Please RSVP by 1st
November to Lauren Collins UCL Division of
Infection & Immunity, Cruciform Building, 90 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. Telephone: 020 3108 2116. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Professors Simon Croft and Deenan Pillay Head of faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases LSHTM, Head of Research Department of Infection UCL.
Professor Malcolm Grant, President and Provost UCL
Professor Peter Piot, Director LSHTM
Professor Anne Johnson, Co-Director UCL Institute for Global Health
Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Advisor and Director Research and Evidence Division, UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Panel Q&A Chaired by Professor Sir John Tooke Vice Provost Health, UCL
Professor Sir John Tooke- conclusions
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