CITER Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2019
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This event is open to CITER members (Cardiff University members and our external members).
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Key note speakers include;
Professor Ivan Wall, Aston University, Birmingham -Talk title: “Manufacturing process development for regenerative medicines”
Professor Sian Harding, Imperial College London - Talk title: “Engineered heart tissue for cardiac repair”
This two day external annual scientific meeting is being held at The Marriott Hotel Swansea, Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 3SS between 23 – 24 September 2019. The meeting is an opportunity for researchers and clinicians from across the network to discuss the latest research findings in the broad research areas of Stem Cell Science, Tissue Engineering and Repair and Disease Translation.
Please see the full two programme below. There will also be a poster exhibition area for Phd, MSc and CITER undergraduate summer student bursary students to present their research findings as well as a sponsored exhibition area. A networking session in the exhibition space will take place prior to the evening meal.
Monday 23rd September 2019
08:45 – 09:20 Arrive /Registration /Morning Refreshments /Upload of Posters and Presentations
09:20 – 09:30 Welcome Address: Professor Jean-Yves Maillard, Director, Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair
SESSION ONE (Chair: Kasope Wolffs / Co-chair: Dr Craig Boote)
09:30 – 10:15 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: “Manufacturing process development for regenerative medicines”, Professor Ivan Wall, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham
10:15 – 10:45 "Eyes under pressure – are they really controlled? Microglial reactivity is present in contralateral control eyes in experimental glaucoma”, Eirini Kokkali, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Research Travel Bursary 2018-2019
10:45 – 11:15 “Near-infrared light activated crosslinking therapy for myopia”, Dr Craig Boote, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences
11:15 – 11:30 Mid-morning tea / coffee / refreshments and exhibition
11:30 – 12:00 “Spatiotemporal coordination of cell division and growth during organ morphogenesis”, Professor Stan Marée, School of Biosciences
12:00 – 12:2 “Calcium-sensing receptor as a therapeutic target for pulmonary fibrosis”, Kasope Wolffs, School of Biosciences
12:20 – 12:50 Cardiff University Biobank, Professor Phil Stephens, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences
12:50 – 14:00 Buffet lunch, exhibition and poster session
SESSION TWO (Chair: Eirini Kokkali / Co-chair:Dr Julijana Simonovic)
14:00 – 14:45 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: “Engineered heart tissue for cardiac repair”, Professor Sian Harding, BHF Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine Centre, Imperial College London
14:45 – 15:15 “Making cartilage using articular cartilage derived choondroprogenitors: pitfalls and perseverance”, Dr Ilyas Khan, Swansea University Medical School
15:15 – 15:45 “Developing machine learning techniques to enable objective monitoring of exercise rehabilitation and movement disorders”, Dr Philippa Jones, School of Engineering, CITER Seedcorn Bursary winner 2017-2018
15:45 – 16:15 “Mathematical model of externally excited bone remodelling”, Dr Julijana Simonovic, School of Engineering
16:15 – 16.30 Afternoon tea / coffee / refreshments and exhibition
SESSION THREE (Chair: Megan Williams / Co-chair: Dr Daniel Morse)
16:30 – 17.00 “Research funding opportunities and how to win them”, Dr Andrew Staphnill, Research Development Officer
17:00 – 17:30 “Polymicrobial denture-associated biofilms: in vitro interactions and infection modelling”, Dr Daniel Morse, School of Biosciences, CITER Young Investigator Award 2019
17:30 – 18:00 “The benefits and opportunities of engaging the public with research”, Carl Smith, ISSF Wellcome Trust Engagement Officer
18:00 – 18:30 Have a break time
18:30 – 19:30 Networking session with canapés, exhibition and poster session
19:30 – midnight Evening dinner and CITER award presentations
Tuesday 24rd September 2019
SESSION FOUR (Chair: Lauren Evans / Co-chair: Dr Daniel Smith
09:45 – 10:30 “Advances in single-cell RNA sequencing: Implications for tissue engineering and repair" Professor Peter Kille, School of Biosciences
10:30 – 11:15 “Liposomal delivery systems for orthopaedic and dental applications”, Dr Wayne Ayre, School of Dentistry
11:15 – 11:45 “Electrochemical detection of microRNA kidney disease biomarkers", Dr Daniel Smith, School of Medicine
11:45– 12:05 “Development of Zr-89 cell labelling methodologies for in vivo PET imaging”, Hanan Almutairi, School of Medicine
12:05 – 12:15 CITER Soc Committee, Lauren Evans, CITER Soc Chair 2018-2019
12:15 – 13:15 Buffet lunch, exhibition and poster session
SESSION FIVE (Chair:Ahmad Moukachar / Co-chair: Dr Charles Heard)
13:15 -14:00 "Digital health - is it the answer to improved Healthcare?", Professor Valerie Sparkes, School of Healthcare Sciences
14:00 – 14:45 “Probing heterogeneous catalysis as a new way to control microbial pathogens”, Dr Jennifer Edwards, Cardiff Catalysis Institute, School of Chemistry
14.45 – 15:30 “Biofilms: sticky problems of human infection”, Professor David Williams, School of Dentistry
15:30 – 16:00 Closing remarks and prize presentation, Professor Jean-Yves Maillard, Director, Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair
16:00 Return bus to Cardiff University’s Students Union
There are restricted numbers at this event (80 places available) so book early to avoid disappointment.
Please note: the categories of fees together with the detail of each ticket type and ensure to select the correct category when booking. For the purpose of Eventbrite the fees have had to be set up as “free” however the fees for each category are listed below. Please select one option from the six categories below on Eventbrite based on your current position.
Academic rate - £225.00 (fee includes bed and breakfast in en-suite accommodation, tea and coffee, refreshments, lunch on both days, canapes and wine networking event in the exhibition space prior to the evening dinner, use of the leisure facilities and return bus to the venue if you wish (please specify on order form).
PDRA rate – £190.00 (fee includes bed and breakfast in en-suite accommodation, tea and coffee, refreshments, lunch on both days, canapes and wine networking event in the exhibition space prior to the evening dinner, use of the leisure facilities and return bus to the venue if you wish (please specify on order form).
MSc / PhD / Undergraduate rate – £99.00 (fee includes bed and breakfast in en-suite accommodation, tea and coffee, refreshments, lunch on both days, canapes and wine networking event in the exhibition space prior to the evening dinner, use of the leisure facilities and return bus to the venue if you wish (please specify on order form).
Day delegate rates:
- £112.00 per day (fee includes tea and coffee, refreshments and lunch).
- Day rate plus canape networking event and evening dinner: £145.00 (fee includes tea and coffee, refreshments, lunch on both days, canapes and wine networking event in the exhibition space prior to the evening dinner).
- Two day delegate rate plus canape networking event and evening dinner: £224.00 (fee includes tea and coffee, refreshments, lunch on both days, canapes and wine networking event in the exhibition space prior to the evening dinner).
- When registering please advise the name of the budget holder i.e. contact who will be paying your delegate fee.
- Budget holders will be sent a purchase order requisition form prior to attending the meeting, please complete accordingly and submit for processing within your School. Please ensure you use your name followed by CITERASM19 as the payment reference. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the purchase order number.
- If you are bursary awardee i.e. CITER UG summer student, research bursary awardee, Young Investigator awardee, Seedcorn awardee please ensure you advise this on the form.
- CITER external members: please email email@example.com.
Registration closes at 16:00 on 13 September 2019.
If you wish to submit an abstract form (to deliver a talk / present a poster) please note the deadline to submit is 16:00 on Friday 28 June 2019.
Please note the deadline for MSc and CITER UG Summer Student Bursary students is Friday 30 August 2019. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the Eventbrite booking process there is an option to confirm if you would like the free bus transport.
- Depart: Bus will leave outside the Cardiff University Students Union at 07:30 on Monday 23 September 2019.
- Return: Bus will depart the venue at 16:00 on Tuesday 24 September 2019.
Swansea Marriott Hotel