Organisers: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman and Dr James Fraser
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
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.
Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0
How to get there
Free for all
Entry is free and open to all who are interested