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Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium

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Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium

5 and 6 July 2017, University of Exeter Streatham Campus

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For the full programme including timings please visit this page.

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Join us on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 July 2017 for an exciting opportunity to hear from world-renowned scientists, including Nobel Laureates Sir Paul Nurse FRS and Professor Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ForMemRS, at the Opening Symposium of our Living Systems Institute.

The Opening Symposium will provide a unique opportunity to visit this magnificent new research facility and meet the outstanding scientists who have joined the Living Systems Institute from around the world.

This event is free to attend.

The symposium will also feature:

The LSI brings together world-leading scientists and researchers from diverse backgrounds in an exciting new £52 million research facility that represents the University’s largest single investment in science to date.

Members of this highly interdisciplinary institute will work together to generate new insights into some of the most important diseases facing humanity today, from chronic and infectious human diseases to plant diseases that threaten our food supply. To find out more about the institute, visit the LSI website.

Symposium speakers

Nobel Laureate keynote speakers:

  • Sir Paul Nurse FRS, Director and Chief Executive of the Francis Crick Institute, London
  • Professor Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ForMemRS, Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biology, Tübingen

Guest speakers:

  • Professor Mark Ellisman, Director of the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research and the Ctr for Research on Biological Systems, UC San Diego
  • Professor Dame Amanda Fisher FRS, Director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London
  • Professor Maria Leptin, Director of EMBO, Heidelberg
  • Professor Jeremy Nicholson, Director of the National Phenome Centre, Imperial College London
  • Professor Enrico Petretto, Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, MRC LMB, Cambridge

To view a full list of speakers at the event including LSI faculty please visit this web page.

You can read more about LSI research here.

Programme and more information about this event

To view the full programme please click here. To find out more about the LSI Opening Symposium please visit the event website.

Travel and accommodation

Information about travel and accommodation is available on the event website.

Contact

Please contact research-events@exeter.ac.uk with any queries about this event.

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