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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

The IfLS Wessex Life Sciences Alliance Conference Event

Time:
12:00 - 19:00
Date:
17 September 2012
Venue:
Turner Sims Concert Hall (Building 52) Highfield Campus, University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Janette Thompson on 023 8059 7280 or email ifls@southampton.ac.uk .

Event details

The Institute for Life Sciences is hosting the first Wessex Life Sciences Alliance Conference on Monday 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 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, Professor at the Department of Immunotechnology and Centre Director for the translational cancer centre - CREATE Health, Lund University.

Programme particpants include:
Dr Tim Atkins, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory
Prof Miles Carroll, Health Protection Agency
Dr Sarah Ennis, University of Southampton
Prof Christian Ottensmeier, University of Southampton
Dr Peter Roach, University of Southampton
Dr Tony Williams, University of Southampton


Registration: Please register attendance by email to Janette Thompson at ifls@southampton.ac.uk  by Monday 10 September 2012.

Poster Opportunity:

  • Attendees are invited to submit a poster for display.  Please note that poster space is limited, therefore if youwould like to present a poster please submit an abstract (not more than 400 words including title, authors and affiliation) to ifls@southampton.ac.uk by Friday 10 August 2012.

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