MRC-PHE Centre Annual ISAB Meeting

Start date: 
08 May, 2017
Event Speaker: 
Centre members
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Monday 8th May all day:

09:00 – 09:30      Registration and refreshments (Anatomy Museum, Level 6, King’s Building)

09:30 – 12:55      Morning Plenary Session for Centre members - Chair Frank Kelly (Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Level 6, King’s Building)

09:30 – 10:00      Welcome, Introduction and Overview – Paul Elliott

10:00 – 10:15      Discussion

10:15 – 11:15      Training Programme (including PhD studentships and Early-Career Fellowships)

10:15 – 10:30      Overview of the Centre Training Programme – Fred Piel

10:30 – 11:05      Five-minute presentations from Centre PhD students/Fellows

  • Cord blood metabolic signatures of birthweight - Oliver Robinson
  •  Air Pollution: should microplastics be considered an atmospheric pollutant - Joseph Levermore
  • Identifying biomarkers of Exposure leading to Lung Cancer and CVD with Adductomics - Sonia Dagnino
  • Relations of environmental and nutritional risk factors to cardiovascular health in China - Li Yan
  • Seasonal dynamics of mortality in the United States from 1982 to 2013 - Robbie Parks

Questions (10 minutes)

11:05 – 11:15      Researchers’ Society – Anna Freni Sterrantino

11:15 – 11:45      Refreshments break (Anatomy Museum, Level 6, King’s Building)

 

11:45 – 12:55      Update on results from selected projects

11:45 – 12:05      Pathway perturbation and meet-in-the-middle in the EXPOsOMICS project – Paolo Vineis

12:05 – 12:15      ‘Omics signatures of the early life exposome in HELIX – Muireann Coen

12:15 – 12:25      Mechanisms of carcinogenesis – Volker Arlt

12:25 – 12:35      Impacts of London's road traffic air and noise pollution on foetal growth – Mireille Toledano

12:35 – 12:45      Modelling of public health impacts of different climate policies in the UK – Martin Williams

12:45 – 12:55      Ultrafine particles in EXPOsOMICS: personal monitoring, exposure assessment, and health – John Gulliver

12:55 – 14:30      Poster Session and Buffet Lunch (K4U.12, 4th Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus )

14:30 – 16:45      Afternoon Plenary Session for Centre members - Chair Professor Paul Elliott (Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Level 6, King’s Building)

14:30 – 14:45      Patient and Public Engagement/Involvement – Ian Mudway & Mireille Toledano

14:45 – 16:45      Planned Research Areas (15 minute presentations including questions)

14:45 – 15:00      Impact of air pollution on mental illness in early adulthood – Sean Beevers

15:00 – 15:15      Applying GWAS to prioritise compounds in untargeted metabolomics for Mendelian Randomization studies – Abbas Dehghan

15:15 – 15:30      (title tbc) – Elaine Holmes

15:30 – 15:45      Bayesian modelling for chronic disease surveillance – Marta Blangiardo

15:45 – 16:00      Metabolic signature of atherosclerosis  – Ioanna Tzoulaki

16:00 – 16:15      Diesel Mitigation Study – Ian Mudway

16:15 – 16:45      Open Discussion

17:00 - 18:00      Annual Distinguished Guest Lecture (Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Level 6, King’s Building)

Speaker: Professor Frans Berkhout

Title: Planetary Health: making sense of the research and policy opportunities

18:00 - 18:45      Drinks reception - (K4U.12, 4th Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus )