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The 2013 Annual Departmental Research Symposium was held at St. Catherine's College, Oxford.

 

 

University Department of Paediatrics Research Symposium

Thursday 5th June 2014

 St Catherine’s College, Oxford

 

 

Time

 

Title

 

Student 

 

Speaker

 

8.30 – 9.00

 

Refreshments

 

 

9.00 - 9.05

Welcome and Introduction

 

 

Professor Peter Sullivan

9.05 – 9.25

Paediatric Gastroenterology Research Group  update I

 

Professor Peter Sullivan and team

9.25 – 10.45

DPhil in Paediatrics

 

 

9.25-9.30

DPhil in Paediatrics overview and introduction to the “confirmation talks”

 

Professor Andrew Pollard

9.30-9.40

Determinants of Slow Progression in Paediatric HIV-1 Infection

 

Emily Adland

9.45 -9.55

Body composition and Brain Maturation 

 

Anil Kopuri      

10.00-10.10

Translational applications for a human typhoid challenge model

 

Thomas Darton

10.15-10.25

Next Generation Sequencing for Investigating HIV Viral Evolution and HLA-B*27:05/B*57:01-mediated Immune Control

 

Jacqui Brenner

10.30-10.40

RSV epidemiology and vaccines

 

Christopher Green

 

10.45 – 11.15

 

Refreshments

 

 

11.15 – 11.35

Update on Departmental Research Strategy

 

 

Professor Georg Hollander

11.35-13.00

Research Group Progress reports I

 

 

11.35 – 12.15

Developmental Haematology Research Group

Irene Roberts – title TBC

Binbin Liu – title TBC

 

Professor Irene Roberts and Dr Binbin Liu

12.15 – 12.55

HIV Research Group

Philip Goulder –  Mechanisms of HIV Cure and HIV Pathogenesis taught by paediatric infection

Masa Mori – Sex and ART and Paediatric HIV Infection

Allison Hempenstall – Evolution of the adult HIV epidemic in Durban, South Africa

 

Professor Philip Goulder and team

12.55 – 13.15

Oxford Vaccine Group I

Andrew Pollard – Update on OVG activities

Daniel O’Connor – genetic control of immune response

 

Professor Andrew Pollard and team

 

13.15 – 14.05

Lunch

 

 

14.05 – 14.20

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching

 

 

 

14.05 – 14.15

Development of the undergraduate curriculum in Paediatrics

 

Professor Philip Goulder

 

14.15 – 14.20

Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Paediatric Infectious Disease

 

 

Dr Dominic Kelly

 

 

 

14.20 – 14.50

ACF and ACL Programme

 

 

14.20-14.25

Programme overview

 

Matthew Snape

14.25 -14.40

A/CL talk - UK-ChiMES: The UK Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis Study’

 

Manish Sadarangani

14.40 – 14.50

ACF talk – Gut pathogens and malnutrition in Kilifi, Kenya

 

Rosie Crane

14.50-17.10

Research Group Progress reports II

 

 

14.50 – 15.10

Paediatric Gastroenterology Research Group  II

 

Professor Peter Sullivan and team

 

15.10 – 15.30

 

Refreshments

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

Neuroimaging Research Group

Rebeccah Slater – title tbc

Caroline Hartley – title tbc

 

Dr Rebeccah Slater and team

16.00 – 16.20

Oxford Vaccine Group II

Christine Rollier – viral vectors for delivery of bacterial vaccines

Johannes Truck -  Studying B cell responses – antibody, cells and genes

 

Professor Andrew Pollard and team

16.20 – 16.55

Developmental Immunology Research Group

Georg Holländer: Overview: Research in Developmental Immunology"

Eleni Adamopoulou: "Exploring the basis of central tolerance in the human thymus: natural MHC class I and II peptides presented by dendritic cells."

Nicolas Prevot: " The role of the mTOR pathway in iNKT cell biology" 

 

Professor Georg Hollander and team

16.55-17.00

Closing remarks and Refreshments

 

Professor Georg Hollander

17.00-18.00

Department Social with Drinks