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The University of Southampton
Institute for Life Sciences

IfLS: Wessex Life Sciences Alliance Conference Event

12:00 - 19:00
17 September 2012
Turner Sims, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, University Road, SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Janette Thompson on 023 8059 7280 or email .

Event details

The Institute for Life Sciences hosted the first Wessex Life Sciences Alliance Conference on 17 September 2012.

This conference focuses on the areas of Genetics, Immunology, Cancer, Vaccines and Microbiology. Presentations will relate topics to translational research and enabling technologies and include speakers from within the regional Life Sciences research community. There will be a poster session, which provides an excellent opportunity to network.

The Wessex Life Sciences Alliance embodies the cross-sector collaborations between the University of Southampton, University Hospital Southampton, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust and Porton Down.

The objectives of this conference are to bring together key specialists from across these organisations and to strengthen the partnership through collaboration.

The keynote speaker is Prof Carl Borrebaeck, Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for Enterprise at Lund University, Professor at the Department of Immunotechnology and Centre Director for the translational cancer centre – CREATE Health, Lund.

Programme participants include Dr Tim Atkins (DSTL), Prof Miles Carroll (HPA), Prof. Nick Cross (University of Southampton), Dr Sarah Ennis (University of Southampton), Dr Peter Roach (University of Southampton) & Dr Tony Williams (University of Southampton).

Please register attendance by Monday 10 September 2012 to Janette Thompson at, 023 8059 7280

Poster Opportunity

Attendees are invited to submit a poster for display. Please note that poster space is limited, therefore if you would like to present a poster please submit an abstract (not more than 400 words including title, author and affiliation) to by Friday 10 August 2012.

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