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6 April, 2017 - Role of Rho GTPases in immune cell migration

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Part of the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar Series. Speaker: Prof. Anne Ridley (Kings College London). Host: Dr Clare Bennett. All are welcome. If you are interested in meeting the speaker, please contact the host.

Location: LT3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 April, 2017 - Sex differences in the needs of men and women in therapy

Time: 18:30:00 - 19:30:00

The latest research suggests that men and women have different needs when it comes to psychological therapy. This new information is beginning to cause a stir in psychology, and this lecture is a chance to find out why. Kate Holloway and colleagues (Martin Seager and John Barry) interviewed clinical psychologists, counsellors, and psychotherapists about their experiences of treating men and women. What they found out has implications for how therapy might be most effectively delivered to men and women. If you want to find out more, then come to the lecture.

Location: LT2, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Dr John Barry

Email: john.barry@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

6 April, 2017 - Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Professor Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge presents: Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity From techniques such as microscopy and FACS analysis, we know that many cell populations harbour heterogeneity in morphology and protein expression. With the advent of high throughput single cell RNA-sequencing, we can now quantify transcriptomic cell-to-cell variation. I will discuss technical advances and biological insights into understanding cellular heterogeneity in T cells and ES cells using single cell RNA-sequencing. Hosted by: Dr Javier Herrero This seminar has been sponsored in part by the Biomedical Research Centre and Cancer Research UK.

Location: Courtyard Café, Paul O'Gorman Building, 72 Huntley Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Veronica Dominguez

Email: v.dominguez@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

11 April, 2017 - Changing Expectations: reconsidering science careers

Time: 17:30:00 - 19:00:00

UCL and the Royal Society are holding a joint 'question time' event on science careers which will explore how people can transition in and out of academia and different sectors. The event will consider the benefits and challenges of fluid career paths; the implications of the changing research landscape for science careers; and how greater mobility between academia and other sectors could be better supported.

Location: Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre , Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Sarah Chaytor

Email: s.chaytor@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 7679 8584

20 April, 2017 - Engaging policymakers and the media

Time: 09:30:00 - 13:00:00

Drawing on the International Longevity Centre UK's experience of briefing Ministers, working with policymakers and explaining their findings to broadcast and print journalists, this workshop will help early career researchers communicate the significance of their research to these stakeholders.

Location: Garden Room , Wilkins Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Michael Reade

Email: m.reade@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 April, 2017 - Insights into innate immunity from analysing the genetics of gene expression

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Prof Julian Knight (University of Oxford). Host: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi (m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 2. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi

Email: m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 April, 2017 - Targeted therapies for Cystic Fibrosis

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Organised by UCL Institute of Child Health

Speaker: Professor Stuart Elborn, Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital. This is the keynote lecture of the Genetics and Genomic Medicine Programme Junior Researcher Symposium “Genetic and Genomic Therapies”. Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2017

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3JH

Contact: Julia Vale

Email: ich.comms@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

8 May, 2017 - Modulation of host endothelium by the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Prof Alister Craig (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine). Host: Prof Greg Towers,(g.towers@ucl.ac.uk) & Dr Clare Jolly (c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 2. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Prof Greg Towers & Dr Clare Jolly

Email: g.towers@ucl.ac.uk; c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 June, 2017 - Advances in rare & inherited cardiovascular disease symposium

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Registration for the Advances in Rare & Inherited Cardiovascular Disease Symposium is now open. This one-day conference, jointly hosted by the UCL Personalised Medicine Domain, Queen Mary University of London, and Barts Health NHS Trust, will showcase research in rare and inherited cardiovascular disease. Talks are planned on a diverse range of themes, including using ‘Big Data’ to study genetic cardiovascular disease, in silico approaches to the study of genetic disease, inflammation & infiltration, and rare forms of cardiomyopathy. The Symposium promises to be a fascinating day with a mixture of insightful talks and time to network with your peers and colleagues.

Location: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 7607 (internal: 47607)

5 June, 2017 - The immunology of TB

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Prof Ajit Lalvani (Imperial College London). Host: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi (m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 1. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi

Email: m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 June, 2017 - Introduction to bioinformatic resources and gene ontology - June 2017

Time: 09:45:00 - 17:30:00

The Functional Gene Annotation team will be running it’s tenth 2-day workshop "Introduction to Bioinformatic Resources and Gene Ontology (GO)" on Monday and Tuesday 12-13 June 2017 at UCL. This 2-day course is open to all biological or biomedical PhD and Post-Doc research scientists. Attending the course will boost your understanding of bioinformatics resources and their use. In addition you will have the opportunity to improve the profile of your papers in the world’s leading biological databases, such as NCBIGene, UniProt and GeneCards. This course will offer attendees the opportunity to participate in the process of gene functional annotation and/or analyse your own high-thoughput datasets.

Location: Cluster Room 316 , 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: Dr Rachael Huntley

Email: r.huntley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 June, 2017 - UCL IIT Annual Immunology Symposium with Pears Lecture 2017

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

Organised by UCL Infection & Immunity

The UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) is hosting its annual science symposium on Tuesday 13 June 2017 at the Royal Free Hospital. International leaders will present the latest research developments in molecular and cellular aspects of the cancer immunity, autoimmunity and anti-viral immunity. The symposium will cover immune regulation in health and disease. The highlight will be the Pears Lecture which will be given this year by Jason Cyster from the University of California San Francisco. The conference provides an opportunity for scientists and clinicians to meet and learn about how research leads to novel therapies for patient benefit. Submitted abstracts will be selected for presentation and prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation and the best poster.

Location: Sir William Wells Atrium and Lecture Theatre 1, Royal Free Hospital , Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

15 June, 2017 - Is having a haircut good for your mental health?

Time: 16:30:00 - 19:30:00

Organised by UCL Population Health

You don't have to be a psychologist to come away from this lecture thinking about men's mental health in a new way. Men seek help from therapists less than women do, yet commit suicide more than women do. This raises the serious question: how can we better support the mental health of men? To address this issue, psychologists Tam Roper (Royal Holloway) and Dr John Barry (Honorary Lecturer in Psychology, UCL), will discuss the various strategies that might help, including Roper & Barry's academic first of assessing the well being benefits of talking in the barber shop. Image: At the Barber’s by Ruskin Spear, 1947. Oil on canvas. © UCL Creator Media Services.

Location: JZ Young, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Dr John Barry

Email: john.barry@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

16 June, 2017 - 2017 UCL Neuroscience Symposium

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

Now in its 8th year, the renowned UCL Neuroscience Symposium is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about the latest research in neuroscience at UCL. With over 800 UCL Neuroscientists expected to attend, delegates will have the chance to create new cross-disciplinary links and foster collaboration between basic and clinical researchers. We are delighted to announce that Professor Richard Morris (University of Edinburgh) and Professor Barbara Sahakian (University of Cambridge) will deliver the keynote lectures at the 2017 Symposium. There will be two large poster sessions which will feature over 120 research and lab posters, with a prize awarded for the best lab poster. To register for the event and find out more (including submitting a poster), please visit: https://2017-ucl-neuroscience-symposium.eventbrite.com

Location: Logan Hall , UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

Contact: Lalita John

Email: l.john@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 June, 2017 - Cell-intrinsic defence mechanisms against HIV-1

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Prof Christine Goffinet (Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research). Host: Dr Clare Jolly (c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk) & Prof Greg Towers (g.towers@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 2. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Dr Clare Jolly & Prof Greg Towers

Email: c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk; g.towers@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 July, 2017 - Digital Health 2017: Global Public Health, Personalised Medicine, and Emergency Medicine in the Age of Big Data

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

At Digital Health 2017, held for the first time as an independent event, a new strategic theme will be introduced: emergency and humanitarian medicine addressing acute needs of natural and manmade disasters will leverage opportunities created by geo-located big data, mobile technology and crowdsourcing for improving resilience, early warning and response to disasters and emergencies. DH 2017 will cover a wide spectrum of subjects including communities of practice and social networks, analytics and engagement with tracking and monitoring wearable devices, big data, public health surveillance, persuasive technologies, epidemic intelligence, participatory surveillance, disaster and emergency medicine, serious games for public health interventions and automated early identification of health threats and response.

Location: tbc, London, , , ,

Contact: Patrizia Isabelle Duda

Email: patrizia.duda.15@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

3 July, 2017 - Summer school course: Why translational medicine fails and what to do about it

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Eureka’s 2nd Summer School course “Why translational medicine fails and what to do about it” 2017 is open for registration. This Summer school tackles the intrinsic difficulties of effective translational medicine in rare and orphan diseases and is meant for early stage researchers with an interest in this field (late masters / PhD students / beginning Post docs). With this Summer School course you will not only obtain insight in how science really works, but more importantly, you will acquire knowledge on how to be a successful translational researcher yourself. The course is organized together with the University of Utrecht and will be held in Utrecht. Registration is via the online form and requires a CV, motivation letter, and a letter of support from your supervisor. Deadline for registration: 01 April 2017.

Location: , , Utrecht,

Contact: Rinze Benedictus

Email: r.benedictus@umcutrecht.nl

Phone: +31 88 75 587 68

3 July, 2017 - Understanding cellular heterogeneity

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Sarah Teichmann (The Sanger Institute). Host: Prof Benny Chain (b.chain@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 1. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Prof Benny Chain

Email: b.chain@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 July, 2017 - UCL School of Pharmacy postdoctoral research and careers day

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:00:00

The UCL School of Pharmacy Early Careers Researchers committee is organising a Postdoctoral Research and Careers Day this July. This will be a great opportunity for postdocs to present their research, engage with fellow postdocs and hear first-hand experience from professionals working in a variety of fields. Open to all staff and PhD students in SLMS (abstract submissions from Postdocs only). Info for Postdocs: Submit your abstract for a chance to give an oral presentation and win prizes, or bring along an old poster to display your research. The abstract word limit is 200 words. Abstract submission deadline: 14th May 2017. Careers session in the afternoon with invited speakers from medical writing, STEM outreach and many more. Join us for drinks, nibbles and networking after the careers session

Location: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square , London, WC1N 1AX

Contact: Jessica Loraine

Email: J.Loraine@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

18 September, 2017 - Research methods course: HIV, sexual health and infectious diseases

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The Department of Infection and Population Health are thrilled to advertise their annual Research Methods Course which is run by The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research and is taught by leading researchers from UCL. This intensive course is designed for doctors, nurses, researchers and anyone else with an interest in Sexual Health, HIV, Infectious Diseases and other medical specialties wishing to develop their research skills. Prior experience in research and statistics is an advantage but not essential. The course fee is £400.00 (reduced to £300.00 for individuals from middle/low income countries and full-time students). Course fees include all tuition and materials, lunches and refreshments but please note accommodation is NOT included in the prices above. Booking will open soon. To register an interest, please email Lydia Clinton.

Location: Building to be confirmed, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lydia Clinton

Email: l.clinton@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 3108 2084