08:30-09:00     Registration

09:00-10:30     SESSION 1 – Riley Auditorium


Student Talks 1 & 2:
Amanda Dalby: “Generating an Inducible Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Line to Produce Mature Megakaryocytes in vitro.”

Zahra Fahmi: “Diverse protein occupancy drive 3D genome organisation through heterogeneous Brownian motion.”

Keynote lecture I: Dr. Hugh Kearns on The Imposter Syndrome


10:30-11:00     Morning tea and Poster Session I – Elton-Bowring room


11:00-12:15     SESSION 2 – Riley Auditorium

Student Talks 3 & 4:
Jan Lyczakowski: “Modifying timber for sustainable energy and architecture.”

Vera Graup: “3D design of ultra-porous collagen scaffolds for the purpose of cardiac regeneration.”

Keynote lecture II:  Prof. Rose Maciewicz


12:15-13:15     Lunch and sponsor exhibits – Garden Room and Elton-Bowring room


13:15-15:00     SESSION 3 – Riley Auditorium

Student Talk 5:
Fernando Riveros-McKay: “Investigating the Genetic Architecture of Human Thinness.”

Keynote lecture III: Dr. Cathy Sorbara

Panel Discussion: “The impact of BREXIT on Science Research and Funding in the UK.”


15:00-15:45     Poster Session II and sponsor exhibits – Elton-Bowring room


15:45-17:30     SESSION 4 – Riley Auditorium

Keynote lecture IV: Prof. Hans Clevers

Keynote lecture V: Prof. Steve Jones

Closing remarks and Prizes