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Data Challenges in Systems Immunology

Cardiff, Wales

This event is organised by the BSI South Wales Group. 

This workshop on computational modelling and data analytics for Infection, Immunity & Inflammation is hosted by Systems Immunity Research Institute (SIURI), British Society for Immunology (BSI) and the College of Biomedical Sciences.

It is a full-day workshop (9:00-5:00). Buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please click here to register for this free event. The workshop is taking place at the Cardiff University Brain Imaging Centre

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr. Francesca Ciccarelli (The Francis Crick Institute) – Immune abnormalities in the onset of multiple bowel cancer
  • Dr. Michael R. Barnes (Centre for Translational Bioinformatics, Queen Mary University of London) – A common infrastructure for endotype discovery and stratification of biologic response in Immune-Inflammatory diseases
  • Prof. Jon Timmis (Department of Electronics, University of York) – An interdisciplinary adventure between engineering and immunology
  • Prof. Tom Freeman (The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh) – Systems level modeling of immune pathways
  • Dr. Tzachi Hagai (The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Teichmann lab) – The evolutionary architecture of cell-autonomous immunity
  • Dr. Katrina Lythgoe (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford) – Within-host metapopulation dynamics of HIV
  • Prof. Andrew K. Sewell (Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University) – The systems view of T-cell immunity
  • Dr. You Zhou (Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University) – Translating big data into pathogenesis and diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

To be confirmed:

  • Prof. Martin C. J. Maiden (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford) Multilocus approaches to studying metabolic processes and immunological interactions of bacterial pathogens

Organisers and contact information: Drs Barbara Szomolay, Tom Connor & Stephan Caucheteux