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Crick Symposium - Genetics to molecules to therapies

The Francis Crick Institute

Monday, 11 March 2013 from 14:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

Crick Symposium - Genetics to molecules to therapies

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One of the great challenges of modern day medical research is transferring fundamental biological discovery into societal benefit.  This symposium draws together chemists, biologists and clinicians to discuss their own thoughts and approaches to delivering the “complete research pathway”.


Chair: Mike Malim, King's College London

14.00-14.10:        Introduction and opening remarks

                          Jim Smith, MRC National Institute for Medical Research


14.10-14.40:        The ups and downs of getting a new small molecule

                          therapy into the clinic

                          David Selwood, UCL

14.45-15.15:        Type 1 diabetes: Is autoimmunity the problem or the solution?

                          Mark Peakman, King's College London

15.20-15.50:        Validation of therapeutic targets for Huntington’s disease

                          Gill Bates, King's College London

15.50-16.20:       Refreshment break

16.20-16.50:        Using switchable mouse genetics to identify best

                          targets for cancer therapy    

                          Gerard Evan, Cambridge University 

16.55-17.25:        Intratumour Heterogeneity: Evolution through Space and Time

                          Charlie Swanton, CR-UK London Research Institute

17.30-17.50:         Closing comments

                           Richard Treisman, CR-UK London Research Institute

17:50                  Drinks reception


Registration is essential.  Please follow the instructions to register for the event.

For more information please visit: www.crick.ac.uk

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When & Where

Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London
Malet St
WC1E 7HU London
United Kingdom

Monday, 11 March 2013 from 14:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

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The Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute will be a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation. It will promote connections between researchers, disciplines and academic institutions and between healthcare organisations and businesses. Dedicated to research excellence, the Institute will have the scale, vision and expertise to tackle the most challenging scientific questions underpinning health and disease.

Due to open in 2016, the Crick is a charity, supported by six of the world's most influential and respected scientific organisations: Cancer Research UK, the Medical Research Council, The Wellcome Trust, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King's College London.

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