• Metabonomics in Molecular Epidemiology
    28 Nov, 2014
    St Mary's Campus
    Imperial College London
    Norfolk Place
    W2 1NY
    United Kingdom
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    The UK Molecular Epidemiology Group (UKMEG) would like to cordially invite you to attend the next Winter Meeting entitled “Metabonomics in Molecular Epidemiology” which will be held Friday 28th November 2014 at Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, jointly with the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment & Health.

    Registration is now open (deadline 14th November 2014). Registration fee for full-time students is only £15.

    Confirmed invited speakers thus far include Jeremy Nicholson (Imperial College London), Joshua Sampson (National Cancer Institute, USA), Augustin Scalbert (International Agency for Research on Cancer, France), Hector Keun & Marc Gunter (Imperial College London).

    We also invite participants to present their work. A number of abstracts will be selected for short oral presentation. In addition there will be a poster session. Accepted abstracts will be published in Mutagenesis. Abstract deadline is 31st October 2014.

    UKMEG is pleased to offer a number of travel bursaries for PhD students and postdocs (<5 years) to attend the workshop. Application deadline is 31st October 2014.

    More information to the workshop and programme updates can be found at www.meguk.org.

    We are looking forward to seeing you in London.

  • Centre's Investigators Seminar - Updates on Exposomics, i.e. the Exposome in practice
    Various, hosted by Professor Paolo Vineis
    26 Nov, 2014
    Cockburn Lecture Theatre
    Second Floor, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Building (QEQM)
    St Mary’s Hospital
    W2 1NY
    United Kingdom
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    Centre Investigator’s Seminar - Wednesday 26th November 2014, 14:00 to 17:45
    Centre’s Investigators seminars are aimed at showcasing the work of the various research groups within the Centre in order to foster within-centre cohesiveness and cross-centre collaboration. Everyone is welcomed to these seminars​

    Updates on Exposomics, i.e. the Exposome in practice

    Session 1 (chaired by Frank Kelly)

    14:00 – 14:30 Exposomics: a hybrid study design, and causal interpretation Paolo Vineis
    14:30 – 15:00 Personal Exposure Monitoring in Exposomics: what does it add? John Gulliver
    15:00 – 15:30 Oxford Street 2, first results Paul Cullinan
    15:30 – 15:45 Tea/Coffee/Refreshment break


    Session 2 (chaired by Paul Elliott)

    15:45 – 16:15 Data analysis and bioinformatics in Exposomics and related projects Marc Chadeau-Hyam
    16:15 – 16:45 Epigenetics and air pollution in Epigenair and Alspac Michelle Plusquin
    16:45 – 17:15 Metabolomics: first results from Piscina, Tapas2 and Alspac Karin VanVeldhoven & Florence Guida
    17:15 – 17:45 Adductomics, first results from the Piscina and Tapas2 studies David Phillips

    17:45 Drinks reception

    Click here for agenda

  • Outdoor Air Pollution and Asthma - an Epidemiologist's perspective
    Professor Ross Anderson, King's College London
    25 Nov, 2014
    King's College London
    Room 5.52
    Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus
    United Kingdom
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    Speaker: Professor Ross Anderson, King’s College London

    Location: 3.52, Franklin-Wilkins Building  Waterloo Campus (12:00 – 13:00)

    Title: Outdoor Air Pollution and Asthma - an Epidemiologist's perspective