Meeting Cancelled - Science and the Futures of Medicine - One Day meeting


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Organisers: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman and Dr James Fraser

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Programme for the One Day Meeting –Science and the Futures of Medicine

09.15-09.30 Registration and Coffee

09.30-09.45 Introduction to meeting

09.45-10.30 Serena Nik-Zainal, MRC Cancer Unit and Clinical Genetics, Cambridge - Genomics and the future personalisation of medicine

10.30-11.15 Paul Workman, Institute of Cancer Research, London - Transforming drug discovery

11.15-11.45 Morning Coffee

11.45-12.30 Iain Buchan, University of Liverpool, former director Microsoft Research Cambridge - Precision Health systems for populations: data, trust and scale

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.15 Jason Chin, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge - Synthetic biology & molecular bioengineering

14.15-15.00 Jan Hoeijmakers, CECAD Research Centre, Cologne - DNA damage, cancer and aging

15.00-15.30 Afternoon Tea

15.30-16.15 Shyni Varghese, Duke University, Durham, NC - Tissue engineering

16.15-17.00 Siddhartha Mukherjee, Columbia University, NY - Cell-based therapies

Open to all who are interested, entry is free and no booking is required.

Please note that there is no public parking at the Department of Engineering.

A buffet lunch will be available at a cost of £5 in advance or £7.00 on the day. Numbers for the luncheon are limited and an advance purchase is recommended to guarantee a place. Please contact the Executive Secretary for a voucher.

The first 70 Fellows of the Society to apply will be offered a complimentary luncheon voucher.

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How to get there


Free for all

Entry is free and open to all who are interested