Scottish Biomedical Postdoctoral Researcher Conference

Friday 14th June 2019 – Sir Charles Wilson Building at the University Of Glasgow

SBPRC is an initiative of post-doctoral societies at both the Beatson Institute (Glasgow) and the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (Edinburgh). This one-day event aims to provide focused presentations to meet the needs of postdoctoral researchers, and to promote new collaborations between research groups throughout Scotland. We encourage researchers to submit abstracts, which will be selected for short talks. Topics include, but are not limited to:

• Cancer, Genetic and Metabolic Disorders
• Neurobiology and Neurological Disorders
• Stem cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine
• Immunity, Infection and Inflammation
• Chromatin, Gene expression and Genetics
• Cell Signalling and Signal Transduction
• Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics and Systems Biology
• Translational Biology, Drug Discovery and Clinical Studies
• Novel Techniques and In-vivo Imaging
• Bioengineering and Mathematical Modelling

There will be poster presentations to stimulate discussion and networking events throughout the day. This event and future symposia are envisaged as a unique networking platform for postdocs belonging to diverse areas of biomedical sciences from institutions across Scotland.

Abstract deadline: 12th May

Registration deadline: 31st May - Click here to register


From 9am                       Registration
9:30am Introduction + Housekeeping
9:35am-10:15am Keynote Lecture by Professor Tim Aitman, MRC IGMM, Univeristy of Edinburgh
10:15am-10:30am Selected from Abstracts
10:30am-10:45am Selected from Abstracts
10:45am-11:15am Break / Visit Sponsors
Poster Session 1 (Even numbers) + Visit Sponsors
12:00pm-12:15pm Selected from Abstracts
12:15pm-12:30pm Selected from Abstracts
12:30pm-12:45pm Selected from Abstracts
12:45pm-1:00pm   Selected from Abstracts
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch (+ Visit Sponsors)
2:00pm-2:15pm Selected from Abstracts
2:15pm-2:30pm Selected from Abstracts
2:30pm-2:45pm Selected from Abstracts
2:45pm-3:00pm Selected from Abstracts
Break/Poster Session 2 (Odd numbers) + Visit Sponsors
4:00pm-4:25pm Career Talk (Industry – Dr David Vincent, Medical Science Liaison – Oncology AstraZeneca)
4:25pm-4:50pm   Career Talk (Academia – Dr Edward Roberts, Group Leader, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute)
4:50pm-5:15pm Career Talk (Alternative Career – Belinda Smith, Science journalist and broadcaster)
5:15pm-5:30pm  Prizes (sponsored by Transnetyx) and Acknowledgements
Networking and Wine reception




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