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22 October, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

Speaker: Dr Wendy Bickmore, The University of Edinburgh Title: Spatial genome organisation and re-organisation Host: Dr Helen Rowe (h.rowe@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.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

29 October, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

Speaker: Dr Theodora Hatziioannou, Rockefeller University Title: Breaking barriers: expanding HIV-1 tropism Host: Dr Clare Jolly, c.jolly@ucl.ac.uk & Prof Greg Towers, g.towers@ucl.ac.uk Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 1

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 October, 2018 - STEM Career Re-entry Funding event for Early Career Researchers

Time: 13:00:00 - 16:00:00

NEW LOCATION: June Lloyd room, ICH Are you thinking of having a career break due to family, health or have someone to care for? Or are currently looking to restart your career after a break? This event is an amazing opportunity to find out more about funding and contacts when returning to a STEM career after a break, orgnaised by the The UCL Personalised Medicine Domain Early Careers Network. We will have a panel of experts who will discuss the opportunities for funding Fellowships from the Wellcome and Daphne Jackson Trust, who will talk about their career re-entry pathways. Speakers include: • Dr Katie Perry, Chief Executive, Daphne Jackson Trust • Dr Helen Marsh, Trust Manager, Daphne Jackson Trust • Dr Sharon James, Wellcome Trust • Dr Harriet Clarke. Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship • Dr Jess Buxton, Past Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellow • Dr Paula Alexander, Past Dorothy Hodgkins Fellow We would encourage both early career and PI/group leaders to attend.

Location: June Lloyd seminar room, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Shabnam Ghazi-Noori / Daniel Kelberman

Email: s.ghazi-noori@ucl.ac.uk / d.kelberman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 November, 2018 - Launch of the UCL IRDR Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies

Time: 18:00:00 - 19:30:00

Organised by UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction

Recent health emergencies - including the SARS, Zika, Ebola outbreaks, and the Haiti and Nepal earthquakes - have unnecessarily taken thousands lives and cost the global economy billions. These events have shown the limits of current health systems' capacity and communities resilience to respond to emergencies at local, national and international levels. Bringing together experts from UCL and external stakeholders, the new Centre will lead on interdisciplinary research, training and policy advice to improve global health through community engagement using mobile technology, and strengthen emergency preparedness and rapid response by real-time data modelling, analytics and early warning systems. Join us to learn more and hear from a panel of high profile international speakers from global health, digital health, environmental risk and reduction, emergencies and disaster surveillance and planning. and to celebrate the launch of the new Centre. Networking drinks reception will follow.

Location: G08, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Dr Caroline Wood

Email: caroline.wood@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)2031081101

1 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Paula Longhi

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker:Dr Paula Longhi, QMUL Host: Dr Clare Bennett

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

5 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

TBC

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 November, 2018 - The London Infections & Immunity Symposium

Time: -

The objective of this joint meeting is to highlight new research in the Infections & Immunity area from groups working in London and elsewhere in the UK. The meeting aims to encourage free exchange of ideas, cross-disciplinary interactions and new collaborations. Two poster sessions will provide a forum for Postdocs and students to present their work. If you would like to submit a poster, please send your abstract to events@crick.ac.uk and we will be in touch with further details. Drinks and light finger food will accompany the poster session on Monday evening.

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

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute events

Email: events@crick.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2018 - How to find patient partners, and keep them involved

Time: 11:00:00 - 13:00:00

This session is for anyone looking to involve patients in their research. Learn where to go to find people who will get involved, and how to help them remain engaged. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Building relationships: how to work with patients and the public

Time: 12:00:00 - 14:00:00

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?

Time: 14:30:00 - 16:30:00

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

15 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Chris Tape

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Chris Tape, UCL Cancer Institute Host: Dr Viki Male

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

19 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

Speaker: Dr Alexandra Trkola, University of Zurich Title tbc Host: Dr Laura McCoy (l.mccoy@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 November, 2018 - Virtual Virology

Time: 16:00:00 - 18:00:00

The Virtual Virology series provides a forum for virology groups from around the UK to present their work. Sessions are focused on the most exciting and current questions in virology. The meeting format is a presenting group of three speakers who are introduced by a representative or the head of their research group. This months speaker: - Dr Serge Mostowy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) This event is free.

Location: Venue TBC, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jane Turner

Email: jane.turner@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

26 November, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

Speaker: Professor Thumbi Ndung'u, frica Health Research Institute Host: Professor Robin Weiss (r.weiss@ucl.ac.uk) All are welcome to attend. If you would like to meet the speaker after the seminar please contact the host.

Location: B05 LT, Chadwick Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 November, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr John Grainger

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr John Grainger, University of Manchester Hosts: Host: Dr Clare Bennett

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

3 December, 2018 - Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme

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

Speaker: Dr Yorgo Modis, University of Cambridge Structural basis of viral double-stranded RNA recognition by MDA5 Host: Dr Joe Grove (j.grove@ucl.ac.uk) Post-talk refreshments: Cruciform Foyer Meeting Room 3

Location: TBC - UCL Campus, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lamlah Sekweyama

Email: l.sekweyama@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 December, 2018 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Paola Di Meglio

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Paola Di Meglio, King’s College London Host: Dr Ben Seddon

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Tutorial Room 14 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

10 January, 2019 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker tba

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

24 January, 2019 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Dr Mark Wills

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Mark Wills, University of Cambridge Host: Dr Matt Reeves

Location: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Free Hospital Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG

Contact: Sara Taiyari

Email: sara.taiyari@nhs.net

Phone: Please email

5 April, 2019 - Microbiology@UCL Symposium 2019

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

The next annual MICROBIOLOGY@UCL Symposium will be held on 5 April 2019. Event details to follow.

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Contact: TBC

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