Kennedy Institute Seminars

Weekly seminar held at the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre every Monday at 12pm at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology by an external Guest Speaker. At Kennedy we focus on understanding the causes of chronic inflammatory conditions to develop new treatments that change lives.We are located in our own purpose designed building at the heart of the University of Oxford’s Old Road campus, a premier site for translational research in Oxford.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organiser: Jo Silva (NDORMS)
Web Address: http://www.kennedy.ox.ac.uk/upcoming-events
Organising department: Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS)

Talks:

Monday 15 April 2024 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

From GWAS to function: interrogating biology at scale to move genetic variant associations to therapies
Date: 15 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 0th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Gosia Trynka (Wellcome Sanger Institute - Cambridge)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Dr Yang Luo (The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Wednesday 17 April 2024 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

The control of inflammatory pain and disease- a new pathway?
Date: 17 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Wednesday, 0th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof John Hamilton (University of Melbourne)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Prof Christopher Buckley (University of Oxford)

Friday 19 April 2024 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

Inside Nature
Date: 19 April 2024, 10:00 - 11:00 (Friday, 0th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Michelle Trenkmann (Editor in Chief, Nature’s magazine)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Dr Yang Luo (The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Monday 22 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Lessons into lupus pathogenesis from inborn errors of immunity
Date: 22 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Carola Vinuesa (The Francis Crick Institute)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Professor Lynn Dustin (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Thursday 25 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Cell Shape Sensing by Immune Cells
Date: 25 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Ana-Maria Lennon-Duménil (Institut Curie, Paris)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Professor Irina Udalova (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Monday 29 April 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Regulation and immunotherapy responses of NK cells (and T cells) against tumors
Date: 29 April 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor David Raulet (UC Berkeley)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Prof Mark Coles (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology )

Editors: Anne Bowtell, Nicole Harris, Jo Silva, Josie Eade, Lola Chaplin, Doris Chan