BLF Alumni Annual Conference Agenda 2016

Event details

Friday 18 March 2016
Paul Wood Lecture Theatre, National Heart and Lung Institute (Brompton Campus), London, UK
10am - 5pm

Location

Agenda for Friday 18 March 2016

9.30-10am Registration and coffee

10am Welcome 

10.05am Founding the BLF - Professor Sir Malcom Green 

10.30am Current state of UK respiratory research

11am Basic science and lung research - Professor Terry Tetley, Imperial College London 

11.30am BLF support for my cancer research: Targeting loss of ASS1 in malignant pleural mesothelioma - Dr Sarah Martin, Barts Cancer Institute, London

12 noon lunch and poster viewing

1.30pm  My career path in respiratory research - Professor Wisia Wedzicha, Imperial College London

2pm BLF support and supporting the BLF - Dr Joerg Steier and Dr Deeban Ratneswaran, King's College London

2.30pm Research funding opportunities in the UK – Ian Jarrold, BLF 

3pm What can you do for the BLF? – BLF Events Team 

3.30pm Poster discussion and announcement of winner

3.45pm Address and prize presentation – Professor Stephen Holgate, University of Southampton.

4pm Closing remarks

4 - 5pm Refreshments and drinks reception, networking

Programme may be subject to change.

If you have any questions about the event, please get in touch with Ian Jarrold at ian.jarrold@blf.org.uk