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UCL Cancer Institute & Cancer Research UK–UCL Centre Conference 2017

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RIBA - Royal Institute of British Architects

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The UCL Cancer Institute and Cancer Research UKUCL Centre Annual Conference brings together leading scientists from across UCL to discuss and preview some of the latest advances and discoveries in cancer research.

The multidisciplinary programme is comprised of scientific talks, poster presentations and exhibitions, which showcase the breadth of cancer research expertise at UCL and its academic partners and collaborators.

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09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:50 Director’s welcome, Professor Tariq Enver
09:50 – 10:00 Professor Daniel Hochhauser (Cancer Domain)

10.00 – 11.00 Immuno-oncology, inflammation, tumour microenvironment and metabolism
Chair: Professor David Linch

  • Dr Filipe Cabreiro
  • Professor Adele Fielding
  • Dr Nieves Peltzer

  • Dr Karin Straathof

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break and poster viewing

11:30 – 12:05 Immuno-oncology – Theory to practice
Chair: Professor John Hartley

  • Dr Martin Pule

  • Dr Sergio Quezada & Professor Karl Peggs

12:05 – 12:15 UCLB
Chris Baker

12:15 – 12:30 ‘Just a Minute’ poster presentations
Chair: Professor Sibylle Mittnacht

12:30 – 1:00pm Keynote
Professor Richard Marais

1:00 – 2:00pm -Lunch and poster viewing

2:00 – 2:45pm, New appointments / fellowships
Chair: Dr Pablo Rodriguez-Viciana

  • Dr Gert Attard
  • Dr Simona Parrinello
  • Professor Ricky Sharma

2:45 – 3:30 Genetic and epigenetic analysis & bioinformatics
Chair: Dr Chrissie Thirlwell

  • Professor Stephan Beck
  • Professor Javier Herrero
  • Dr Suzana Hadjur

3:30 – 3:45pm‘Just a Minute’ poster presentations
Chair: Professor Kerry Chester

3:45 – 4:15pm Coffee break and poster viewing

4:15– 4:45pm New appointments / fellowships
Chair: Dr Marc Mansour

  • Dr Chris Tape
  • Dr Beth Payne

4:45 – 5:15pm Translation to the clinic
Chair: Professor Tim Meyer

  • Dr Sandra Strauss
  • Dr Sam Janes

5:15 – 5:25pm - Education and teaching
Dr Chrissie Thirlwell

5:25 – 5:35pm - Poster prize

5:35 – 5:45pm Closing
Professor Tariq Enver

Following the conference, there will be a networking reception from 5:45 - 7.30pm.

If you have any specific dietary requirements/allergens or additional access needs that you would like the Conference Organising Team to know about, please contact us on ci.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Please note places are limited and are allocated on first-come-first-served basis.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

Kind regards
UCL Cancer Institute Organising Committee

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