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GOS ICH Inaugural Symposia - Professor Owen Williams

24 May 2022

The symposia will be held as a hybrid event in Kennedy Lecture Theatre (with limited tickets available) and via Zoom, between 3.00-6.00pm, followed by a drinks reception. Tea & coffee will be served from 2.30pm.

Programme:

3:00pm Professor Claire Thorne, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Title: ‘Pregnancy, pathogens and pandemics: from AIDS to Zika’

3:50pm Professor Owen Williams, Professor of Cancer Biology

Title: ‘Looking for your keys in the shadows: puzzles in T cell biology and leukaemia’

4:40 – 5:00pm tea/coffee on the Balcony

5:00pm Professor Hannah Mitchison, Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics

Title: ‘From gene hunts to strategies for genetic therapy - tackling cilia diseases’

5.50pm Drinks reception in the Winter Garden

Reserve a place and Register via Eventbrite here

 

GOS ICH Inaugural Symposia - Professors David Long, Rukshana Shroff and Stephen Marks

9 June 2022

The symposia will be held as a hybrid event in Kennedy Lecture Theatre (with limited tickets available) and via Zoom, between 3.00-6.00pm, followed by a drinks reception. Tea & coffee will be served from 2.30pm.

Programme:

3:00pm Professor Stephen Marks, Professor of Paediatric Nephrology and Transplantation

Title: ‘The formula for success = (LdT)5’

3:50pm Professor Rukshana Shroff, Professor of Paediatric Nephrology

Title: ‘My journey through paediatric nephrology: following the yellow brick road’

4:40 – 5:00pm tea/coffee on the Balcony

5:00pm Professor David Long, Professor in Paediatric Nephrology

Title: 'The renal detective: twenty years searching for clues to understand and treat kidney disease’

5.50pm Drinks reception in the Winter Garden

Reserve a place and Register via Eventbrite here

 

DBC Symposia and Otto Wolff Lecture

13 June 2022

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This year's DBC Otto Wolff Symposium will be held on June 13th in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre, followed by a drinks reception.

This is a one-day person meeting and is open for attendance to all ICH scientists. Early Career Researchers within DBC are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for short presentations or posters. For more details and to book your place please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dbc-otto-wolf-symposium-tickets-316849273707

Abstract submission deadline: 24th May

Registration deadline: 27th May

Our Otto Wolff Lecture will be given by Professor Richard Gilbertson from Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.  Seminar title: Will we ever cure cancer?

Professor Richard J Gilbertson

Richard Gilbertson trained as a paediatric oncologist in the UK before moving in 2000 to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA where he served as Scientific and Comprehensive Cancer Centre Director, Executive Vice President and Lillian R Cannon Endowed Chair.  In August 2015, he moved back home to England where he Chairs the Department of Oncology and Directs the CRUK Cambridge Major Centre at the University of Cambridge.  His laboratory research is focused on understanding the link between normal development and the origins of cancer, particularly brain tumors.