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ARUK Cambridge Research Network Scientific Meeting


DATE AND TIME

Fri, June 22, 2018

9:45 AM – 6:00 PM BST

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LOCATION

Max Perutz Lecture Theatre

Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Francis Crick Ave

Cambridge

CB2 0QH

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Poster Session: A poster session will be held over lunch. If you would like to present a poster please email mb970@medschl.cam.ac.uk the title of your poster by the end of May. The Committee will award prizes for the best PhD and best Post-Doc poster, to be presented at the end (2 x £50 Amazon vouchers).

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA: ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING AND AGM

0945-1000 Arrival tea & coffee

1000-1010 Dennis Chan: Introductory remarks

1010-1020 ARUK introduction

1020-1100 Opening talk Prof. Michele Vendruscolo"An overview of the activities at the 
Centre for Misfolding Diseases".

1100-1130 Dr Caroline Williams Gray, Dep of Clinical Neurosciences "What drives the 
development of dementia in Parkinson's disease?"

1130-1150 coffee break

1150-1220 Dr Aviva Tolkovsky, Dept of Clinical Neurosciences “Glia involvement in tau-related neurodegeneration”

1220-1320 2 talks from Cambridge Dementia Research Institute (DRI) Fellows:

Dr Edward Avezov - 'Endoplasmic Reticulum luminal dynamics and morpho-regulation in neuronal health'

Dr Will McEwan -‘Intracellular antibody neutralisation of seeded tau aggregation’

1320-1350 Annual General Meeting 

1320-1420 Lunch and poster viewing

1420-1510 Five 10min data blitz talks from junior researchers (PhD & PDRA)

1510-1530 coffee break

1530-1600 Dr Gabi Kaminki, Dep. of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, An all optical approach to amyloids”

1600-1640 Closing talk: Professor Julie Williams, University of Cardiff University “Genetic findings in Alzheimer’s Disease and where do we go next?”

1640-1800 Drinks reception

Posted on 25/05/2018

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