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Understanding translational research

30 November - 1 December 2017

Charles Darwin House, London, UK



Thursday 30th November


09:30 Registration



10:30 Welcome and introduction



11:30 Group discussion: What is translational research?

         Adam Giangreco (The Technology Partnership)



12:30 Lunch



13:30 Breakaway small groups activity



14:45 "My adventures in translational research"

          Derek Gilroy (UCL Division of Medicine)



15:45 Tea and coffee



16:00 Breakaway small groups case study



17:00 Group discussion: Creativity in research

         Joanne Edwards (Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow) 



18:00 Informal networking reception




Friday 1st December


09:00 Group discussion: Transforming basic research into targets for intervention.



10:00 "Working with industry"

          Kiran Nistala (GlaxoSmithKline)



11:00 Tea and coffee



11:15 Breakaway small groups case study with large group discussion



12:30 Lunch



13:30 "Translational research goals vs academic career goals: conflict or synergy?"

          Berent Prakken (University Medical Centre, Utrecht)



14:30 Make your case - one-to-one advice and mentoring



15:30 Summary and closing remarks