Diagnostics Symposium: combatting infectious disease & AMR - Bloomsbury SET

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Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross

1 King's Cross Road

Islington

London

WC1X 9HX

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Thank you for your interest. Registration through Eventbrite ended on 4 December 2019 but for any late bookings or substitutions pelase contact the Programme Manager directly - marksmith@rvc.ac.uk
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Provisional Programme:

12.00 - Lunch
12.50 - Welcome - Dr Ray Kent, RVC
13.00 - Knowledge Exchange addresses: Dr Penny Morton, Programme Manager, Translation at the Medical Research Council, UK, and Dr Gabriela Juarez Martinez - KTM Life Sciences (Pharma/MedTech), Knowledege TransferNetwork UK.
13.30 - Roundtable discussion
13.50 - Prof Joanne Webster, with Dr James Rudge, Dr Martin Walker, Dr Elsa Leger: Impact of a novel point-of-
contact diagnostic test for targeted treatment of zoonotic hybrid and livestock
schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa.
14.10 - Dr Ben Swift - Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow - Bacteriophage technology: rapid point-of-care
detection and antibiotic resistance profiling of tuberculosis infections
14.30 - Tea/coffee break
14.50 - Dr Kevin Tetteh - Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow - Development of a suspension bead assay
targeting the zoonotic malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi.
15.10 - Dr Laura Buggiotti - Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow - Mining RNA unmapped reads: developing a
fast diagnostic tool for infectious disease in cattle.
15.30 - Dr Susana Campino, with Prof Taane Clarke, Dr Martin Walker: Neglected malaria parasites: genomic
discovery and translation.
15.50 - Close - Dr Ray Kent, RVC

Please respond by Friday 29 November 2019.

This is the first of four Symposia presenting the Knowledge Exchange projects supported by The Bloomsbury SET:
- Diagnostics Symposium, 10 December 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kings Cross,
- Vaccines Symposium, 9 January 2020, at Friends House, Euston,
- Public Health Symposium, 5 March 2020, and
- Big Data Symposium, 21 or 23 April 2020.
All Bloomsbury SET grant holders, their teams, collaborators and potential knowledge exchange partners are welcome to attend. However we would like to limit the number of student places to about 20% of the total.

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Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross

1 King's Cross Road

Islington

London

WC1X 9HX

United Kingdom

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