Milner Therapeutics Symposium Programme

 

Please note that registration is now closed. 

Thank you for taking part in the Milner Therapeutics Symposium 2020.

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Welcome & Introduction: June 11th

To kick off our 2020 online symposium, Milner director Tony Kouzarides will give an introduction to the Milner Therapeutics Institute. 

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Tony Kouzarides
Director
Milner Therapeutics Institute
There is no Q&A for this session

Plenary Session One: June 12th

Talks in this session will be ~25 minutes. The live Q&A sessions will be 30 minutes long, and will take part at different times during the day (see below). These Q&A sessions will include additional discussion and an opportunity to ask questions, as well as live audience polls related to the talk and academic-industry collaborations.

The talks for this session are now available to view on our Symposium Platform, and you can head there by clicking on the photographs below . Please note that you must be registered in order to gain access – personalised, individual logins are sent to delegates via email in advance.

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Teiji Kimura
Eisai
Live Q&A:   10:00 BST
Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine
Giovanna Mallucci
UK Dementia Research Institute
Live Q&A:  15:30 BST
Paulo Rodrigues
Jonathan Weissman
Whitehead Institute/MIT/HHMI
Live Q&A:   16:00 BST

Plenary Session Two: June 25th

Talks in this session will be ~25 minutes. The live Q&A sessions will start at the times below, and will include additional discussion and an opportunity to ask questions, as well as live audience polls related to the talk and academic-industry collaborations.

The talks for this session are now available to view on our Symposium Platform, and you can head there by clicking on the photographs below . Please note that you must be registered in order to gain access – personalised, individual logins are sent to delegates via email in advance.

Chiara Guiliano
Richard Gilbertson
Cancer Research UK
Cambridge Institute
Live Q&A:   13:00 BST
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Sarah Bohndiek
Cancer Research UK
Cambridge Institute
Live Q&A:   13:30 BST
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Madeline Lancaster
MRC Laboratory of
Molecular Biology
Live Q&A:   14:00 BST
 

Investment & start-ups in Cambridge: June 26th, live Q&A 1pm

An opportunity to hear from Jason Mellad (CEO, Start Codon) about this new healthcare accelerator. This session will include short talks from the first cohort of companies in the programme focusing on:

  • gene therapy for rare and complex diseases
  • next generation antibody drug conjugates with higher DAR and therapeutic index
  • novel magnetic microcarriers for miniaturising and multiplexing cellular assays
  • functional genomics that unlocks the non-coding genome to discover new drug targets and diagnostic biomarkers

The talks for this session are now available to view on our Symposium Platform, and you can head there by clicking on the photograph below . Please note that you must be registered in order to gain access – personalised, individual logins are sent to delegates via email in advance.

Paulo Rodrigues

Jason Mellad

CEO
Start Codon

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

Disease Relevant Models in Target Discovery:
July 1st

The talks for this session are now available to view on our Symposium Platform, and you can head there by clicking on the photographs below . Please note that you must be registered in order to gain access – personalised, individual logins are sent to delegates via email in advance.

Chiara Guiliano

David Walter

Joint AstraZeneca-Cancer Research UK
Functional Genomics Centre

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

Chiara Guiliano

Mark Kotter

Bit Bio

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Margherita Turco

Centre for Trophoblast Research/
Dept of Pathology

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Dept of Surgery
University of Cambridge

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Matteo Martufi

GlaxoSmithKline

Live Q&A:  13:00 BST

CNS Therapeutics: July 9th

The talks for this session are now available to view on our Symposium Platform, and you can head there by clicking on the photographs below . Please note that you must be registered in order to gain access – personalised, individual logins are sent to delegates via email in advance.

Mo Zhao

David Rowitch

Wellcome – MRC Cambridge
Stem Cell Institute

Mo Zhao

Selina Wray

University College London

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Gabriel Balmus

MRC Dementia Research Institute

Jenny Hirst

Zanna Voysey

Cambridge Centre for
Brain Repair

Jenny Hirst

Michele Vendruscolo

Centre for Misfolding Diseases

Interdisciplinary Research in Disease: July 15th

This session will be hosted in partnership with the newly-formed digital University Enterprise Zone – Greater Cambridge Health Tech Connect. The aim of this session is to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration across academic and industry networks within Cambridge and beyond.

This session takes place the same week as the ON Helix Digital Conference (July 13-14th). For those interested in understanding innovation in translational research and developing the rights connections, ON Helix will bring a full online programme and possibility to connect with delegates through the Conference App. Academics can attend for £90+VAT and Milner affiliated companies can get 10% discount on their registration. To claim your discount code please email us at events@milner.cam.ac.uk.

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Kathryn Chapman

Milner Therapeutics Institute

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Cecilia Mascolo

University of Cambridge
Department of Computer
Science and Technology

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Kevin Chalut

Wellcome – MRC Cambridge
Stem Cell Institute

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Arun Sridhar

Galvani Bioelectronics

Chiara Guiliano

Ruth Cameron

Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Ali Yetisen

Imperial College
London

Oncology: September 17th, 1-4pm


Join us for the final Symposium session, which will include live talks and Q&As from our speakers, as well as an opportunity to learn more about how the Milner Institute works with the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre to deliver the Onco-Innovation programme.

Timothy Jenkins / Veterinary Medicine

Simon Cook

Babraham Institute

Live:  13:00 BST

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Rajesh Chopra

Apple Tree Partners

Live:  15:15 BST

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Tim Halim

CRUK Cambridge Institute

Live:  13:30 BST

Jenny Hirst

Mat Robinson

Microbiotica

Live:  14:00 BST

Jenny Hirst

Serena Nik-Zainal

MRC Cancer Unit

Live:  14:45 BST

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