Event archive

  • When:  Tuesday 28 May 2013
  • Time:  9 am - coffee and registration; first session starts at 9.25 am
  • Location:  Royal College of Physicians, 9, Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ
  • The symposium has been approved for 5 CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians
  • 25 May - 1 June 2013
  • Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme
  • Blantyre, Malawi
  • Application deadline 11 January 2013
  • For more information please see the Wellcome Trust website
  • When:  Friday 24 May 2013
  • Time: 9.30 - 5 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings
  • For more information and registration contact Balazs Szoor (Balazs.Szoor@ed.ac.uk)
  • When:  Tuesday 21 May 2013
  • Time:  6 pm
  • Location:  The Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
  • When:  19 – 24 May 2013
  • Location:  Tryp Peninsula Hotel, Varadero, Cuba
  • Early Registration & Abstract Submission Deadlines: 28 February 2013

Joint 4th Neisseria Vaccines Meeting / 1st Workshop on Meningitis & Septicaemia

Both meetings will enhance the opportunities of cross-fertilization and scientific exchange on several contact points between these fields, on the common ground of clinical, immunology, and biotechnology. The scientific program is conceived to boost open and deep discussions of hot topics. New basic immunology Keynote addresses with oral presentations and interactive poster sessions will give a unique opportunity for exchanging ideas and foster cooperation among colleagues from academic and clinical research institutions, industry, and regulatory agencies, from developed and low income countries.

  • When:  13 - 17 May 2013
  • Location:  Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco, Brazil
  • For more information please visit the WorldLeish5 website
  • 15 - 17 May 2013
  • Moller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
  • For more details please see the Wellcome Trust website
  • Registration deadline:  20 March 2013
  • When:  Tuesday 14 May 2013
  • Time:  6 - 8 pm
  • Location:  22-26 Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

During this LabNote project, SynthSys, based in the Waddington Building, Kings Buildings, collaborated with a composer from the University of Glasgow and a freelance filmmaker to create an artistic piece inspired by the liquid handling robot housed in the KPF and used by many researchers across the University and beyond. 

  • When:  13 - 15 May 2013
  • Time:  9 am - 6 pm
  • Location:  EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Sponsored by the European Virtual Institute of Malaria Research (EVIMalaR). EVIMalaR is a Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Network of Excellence (NoE) project funded by the European Commission.

EVIMalaR seeks to continue some of the best BioMalPar initiatives, including the annual meeting at EMBL. EVIMalaR is Europe’s biggest malaria research institute, involving 62 research groups from around the world and undertakes world-leading research into the malaria parasite and identifying targets for new drug therapies.

See conference website for further details.

  • When:  Monday 13 May 2013
  • Time:  1 - 6 pm
  • Location:  University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS
  • For more information and to register please visit the conference webpage
  • When:  12 - 18 May 2013
  • Location:  Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge
  • Deadline for applications: 1 February 2013
  • More information is available on the course website

Course summary

  • When:  Friday 10 May 2013
  • Tiime:  12.30 - 6 pm
  • Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh
  • When:  10 - 15 May 2013
  • Location:  A Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP), Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil
  • Title:  The Innate Immune Response in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
  • When:  Monday 6 May 2013
  • Time:  9 - 5 pm
  • Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh

A limited number of spaces are still available.  Please register now at the link below.  Attendance will be on a first-come-first-served basis

  • When:  Wednesday 1 May - Saturday 4 May 2013
  • Location:  EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
  • More information
  • When:  Tuesday 30 April - Wednesday 1 May 2013
  • Location:  One Great George Street, London

The meeting is entitled "Genomes and societies: Global challenges around the life sciences the event", and will reflect on the success of the Genomics Network in engaging a range of stakeholders in issues relating to the life sciences. The conference will also consider existing and future policy and societal challenges presented by new and rapid developments within biotechnology, both within the UK and internationally.

Further details on the conference will be made available in the near future, via:

  • 29 April - 10 May 2013
  • Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK
  • Application deadline 16 November 2012
  • For more information please see the Wellcome Trust website


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