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18 October, 2018 - Crick Lecture: 'Deciphering conversations in tumours'

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker: Erik Sahai, Group Leader, Tumour Cell Biology Laboratory. Crick Lectures are open to scientists from other institutes and universities in and around London and elsewhere. Attendees require a minimum of graduate-level biological knowledge and the Crick lectures are not suitable for school-aged participants.

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road , London , NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000

23 October, 2018 - Neurosciences and Brain Tumour Research: Joining Forces for Greater Impact

Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00

This one-day workshop has been organised by the MRC and the Brain Tumour Research charity, to bring together the neurosciences and brain tumour research communities, highlight some of the most exciting technologies and techniques available, discuss challenges, build partnerships and learn about funding opportunities. Participants are expected to be positioned to lead new research activities and seek MRC funding. Applications for this workshop are open to researchers with expertise in either neurosciences or brain tumours who are considering projects that might benefit from multidisciplinary expertise. To apply, please fill in this online survey answers should provide sufficient information for us to ascertain which participants are more likely to benefit from attending the workshop. Applications must be received by 17:00 onTuesday 18 September. Applicants will be informed of the outcome via email by the end of September 2018.

Location: BEIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET

Contact: Dr Mariana Delfino-Machin (Programme Manager for cancer, MRC)

Email: Brain.Tumours@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 October, 2018 - FAIR Data Sharing

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

As part of Open Access week, UCL's Research Data Support team will be running a lunchtime session on the most effective ways to share your research data. The first half of the session will give researchers an introduction to the principles and practicalities involved in data sharing. It will also seek to outline the principles of FAIR data and how this relates to the production and use of data over the research lifecycle. During the second half of the session UCL's Research Data Management team and Open Access team will host a drop-in to help answer any questions about sharing research data, Open Access Publishing, RPS or Open Science.

Location: IAS Common Ground, South Wing UCL Main Building , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Ruth Wainman

Email: r.wainman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 November, 2018 - CRUK Innovation Summit: Discover how to commercialise your science

Time: 09:00:00 - 19:00:00

This free-to-attend event will bring together entrepreneurs and innovators in science to discuss the benefits and importance of taking an entrepreneurial approach to translating your scientific discoveries. You'll get all the information, guidance and support you need to explore the commercial potential of your research, including hearing real-life case studies and business models, information on how to grow your network, and how and when to patent your research. Even if you haven’t considered translating your discoveries before, we’re here to support you through the process. The event has been specifically designed to include a high-quality mix of interactive plenary and panel sessions giving delegates the opportunity to hear the latest trends and receive advice from leaders in the field. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Register your attendance today and secure your place!

Location: Simmons & Simmons, 1 Ropemaker Street, London , EC2Y 9SS

Contact: CRUK

Email: supporter.services@cancer.org.uk

Phone: Please email

12 February, 2019 - Cancer Research UK 5th biennial early diagnosis research conference

Time: -

The 2019 conference theme will be ‘10 years on: accelerating early diagnosis evidence into practice’ by bringing together researchers, clinicians, patients and policy makers to share and discuss the latest research findings, their implications on policy and practice, and the future needs and direction for early diagnosis. The call for abstracts and registration is now open, and we are excited to welcome you all to what we hope will be a thought-provoking and celebratory conference. Abstracts are invited from a variety of topics in translation and evidence across the diagnostic pathway. Deadline for abstract submissions: 5pm Monday 1 October.

Location: Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham Pendigo Way, Birmingham, B40 1PP

Contact: Cancer Research UK Conference organisers

Email: EDconference@cancer.org.uk

Phone: Please email

7 March, 2019 - Medicine at the Crick: Biological therapies in cancer – improving survival outcomes

Time: 14:00:00 - 19:00:00

The session will review the profound opportunities of CAR-T cell therapy, adoptive cellular immunotherapies and checkpoint inhibitor therapy in the management of haematologic and metastatic solid tumours. These Immunotherapies, by leveraging the patient's immune system, are transforming clinical care, resulting in prolonged survival and even cancer cures in a previously palliative setting. This event will review recent breakthroughs in the field, challenges and opportunities in the translation of scientific findings into the clinic and the promise of leveraging adaptive cellular therapies to tackle cancer clonal evolution for patient benefit. Speakers include Professor Sergio Quezada and Professor Martin Pule from the UCL Cancer Institute. 'Medicine at the Crick' showcases major advances in biomedical science and raises awareness of the medical implications of major scientific advances.

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road , London , NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000