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Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

 

The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Annual Retreat brings together CSCI researchers and Affiliate PIs to share emerging findings, forge collaborations and socialise outside of the office and labs.

Please note that this event is not open to the general public.

The 2024 Retreat will be held at CRUK-CI Lecture Theatre, and will feature PI and Affiliate speakers, student and postdoc flash talks, and poster sessions with prizes.

Thursday will also feature a special afternoon session, 'Beyond the Bench: From Discovery to Impact' and will be followed by the poster session, drinks reception and an evening social for all attendees with barbecue, drinks, and games!

Please see the full detailed programme below.

More details will be uploaded here as we near the event.

When:

6 June: 10:00 - 20:30

7 June: 09:00 - 13:00 

Where:

CRUK-CI Lecture Theatre

If you have any questions about this event, please contact events@stemcells.cam.ac.uk.

Full Programme

Thursday 6 June:

  • 10:00 - Registration opens
  • 10:30 - Welcome Session & Annual Review with Director Bertie Gottgens
  • 10:50 - Session 1 begins: 
    • Madeline Lancaster (MRC-LMB)
    • Student & Postdoc Flash Talks
    • Kostas Tzelepis (CSCI) 
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 13:30 - Session 2 begins: 
    • Thorsten Boroviak (CSCI)
    • Student & Postdoc Flash Talks
    • Sarah Teichmann (CSCI) 
  • 14:45 - Break
  • 15:15 - Session 3: 'Beyond the Bench: From Discovery to Impact' panel session begins: 
    • Jason Mellad (Start Codon)
    • Steve Jackson (CRUK)
    • Rachel Atfield (Cambridge Enterprise) 
  • 16:45 - Poster Session
  • 18:00 - Evening Social with barbecue, and music
  • 20:30 - End of Day 1

Friday 7 June:

  • 09:00 - Welcome coffee
  • 09:30 - Session 4 begins: 
    • Roisin Owens (Dept of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology)
    • Student & Postdoc Flash Talks
    • Timm Schroeder (ETH Zurich) 
    • RCI/EDI Update 
  • 11:10 - Break
  • 11:40 - Session 5 begins: 
    • Athina Markaki (Dept of Engineering)
    • IRC Small Grants Presentations
    • Institute updates
    • Prizes 
  • 13:00 - End of retreat & lunch
Poster Session

Poster Session details available soon.