flowcytometryUK 2018

18 – 20 July 2018
Edinburgh
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Scientific Organisers: Derek Davies & Rachael Walker

This event consisted of both plenary talks from invited speakers and parallel sessions with selected talks, alongside several commercial workshops, a large exhibition and the opportunity to network with flow and image cytometrists from all over Europe and beyond. The conference highlighted advances in flow and image instrumentation, high content screening, cancer and stem cell biology, applications of clinical cytometry and the development of novel probes and approaches in many areas of biomedical research.


Scientific Organisers 

  • Mr Derek Davies

    Flow Cytometry Section Chair

    The Francis Crick Institute
    Derek is the Science Technology Platform (STP) Training lead at the Francis Crick Institute in London. For many years prior to this he ran the flow cytometry core facility at the Crick (and its founder Institutes). His role now involves delivering high-quality education and training in flow cytometry and other technologies to end-users both at the Crick and outside. He co-organises the section’s annual flow cytometry course at the University of York and is active in promotion of cytometry via focussed meetings and other courses. He is one of the principal organisers of flowcytometryUK meetings. Derek is particularly keen to promote cytometry education within the UK and beyond.

  • Dr Rachael Walker

    Babraham Institute
    Rachael is the Head of Flow Cytometry Core Facility at Babraham Institute, Cambridge. The core provides a service to Babraham Institute and biotech companies that are housed on the Babraham Research Campus. She is also very involved with the flow cytometry community, on a local, national and International level. Rachael is one of the principle organisers of the flowcytometryUK biennial meeting and also the Advances in Cytometry meeting.
    Rachael has been awarded an ‘Emerging Leader ‘ scholarship from the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC).

Invited Speakers

  • Prof Doreen Cantrell

    University of Dundee
    Professor Doreen Cantrell is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. Her research interests are focused on T lymphocyte development and activation, a key process to the comprehension and manipulation of mammalian immune responses. She has published over 180 research papers and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and EMBO in 2000, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2005 and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2011. She was awarded Commander of the British Empire in the 2014 New Year Honours for her services to the UK Science.

  • Prof Andrea Coassarizza

    University of Modena

     

  • Prof Elain Dzierzak

    University of Edinburgh

     

  • Dr HervĂ© Luche

  • Dr Garry Nolan

    Stanford University

    Dr. Nolan is the Rachford and Carlota A. Harris Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He trained with Leonard Herzenberg (for his Ph.D.) and Nobelist Dr. David Baltimore (for postdoctoral work for the first cloning/characterization of NF-?B p65/ RelA and the development of rapid retroviral production systems). He has published over 220 research articles and is the holder of 20 US patents, and has been honored as one of the top 25 inventors at Stanford University.

  • Dr Steve Rees

    Astra Zeneca

    In March 2017 Steve was appointed as Vice-President of the Discovery Biology department at AstraZeneca with global accountability for protein and cellular reagent generation and assay development, functional genomics and chemical biology. Prior to this Steve led the Screening Sciences and Sample Management department and successfully implemented strategies for hit identification, compound profiling, sample management and open innovation. Steve has led multiple international collaborations and has authored >65 scientific papers. Steve is currently Chair of the European Laboratory Research and Innovation group (ELRIG), has served as Chair of the SLAS Europe Council, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Axol Biosciences, LifeArc and the Centre for Membrane Protein and Receptor research at the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham.

 


Delegate Information

The meeting is scheduled to begin on Wednesday 18 July at 13:00, with a light lunch and access to the exhibition from 12:00. 

Meeting location

The University of Edinburgh 
Pollock Halls Campus
John McIntyre Conference Centre (JMCC) 
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

Meeting Fees 

The registration fees are as follows: 

Standard rate including accommodation £425
RMS Member rate including accommodation £395
Student rate including accommodation £360

Standard rate £275
RMS Member rate £245
Student rate £210

The accommodation package includes two nights accommodation from Wednesday 18 July 2018 to Friday 20 July. An additional nights accommodation is available for Tuesday 17 July for £97.50. If once you have made your booking you would like to add this option, please email [email protected]

Admittance to this event is for registered and authorised attendees. Unfortunately we cannot permit access to visitors or allow non-registered persons to enter the meeting or exhibition areas. If you have any questions, please contact the RMS contact for this event.


Sponsors

  • 2BScientific

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  • ACEA Biosciences - Now Part of Agilent

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  • BD Biosciences

    BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life science researchers, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences segment is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis.

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  • Beckman Coulter UK Ltd

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    www.beckman.com

  • BioLegend UK Ltd

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    www.biolegend.com

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories

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  • Cell Signaling Technology

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    www.cellsignal.com

  • FlowCEL

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    www.flowcel.com

  • FlowJo

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  • Fluidigm

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    www.fluidigm.com and go.fluidigm.com/sampleprep

  • Merck Millipore

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    www.merckmillipore.com

  • Sony Biotechnology

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    www.sonybiotechnology.com

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, we are committed to accelerating your science by providing a comprehensive suite of solutions for the analysis of cells and their function. Behind this commitment is an incredible team of scientists developing and supporting our innovative instrumentation and products such as the Invitrogen™ Attune™ NxT Flow Cytometer, Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ flow cytometry antibodies, and Invitrogen™ functional reagents. Our flagship products are designed to deliver high-performance results and save you time in the lab. From our extensive flow cytometry cell health reagent portfolio and everyday standards and controls to our Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ Super Bright antibody conjugates, let us help you find unique ways to support discovery of new biological insights. 

    Find out more about Thermo Fisher Scientific
    www.thermofisher.com

 

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