Cancer Immunology Meetings

A regular forum for everyone interested in tumour immunology, immune surveillance and immunotherapy

 
Meetings take place on Mondays at 16:30-18:00 in the Main Seminar Room UG16, Henry Wellcome Building, School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN. Refreshments are provided!
 
- organised by Emma Kempshall and Emily Colbeck -
 
 

15 December 2014: Christmas special
 
What is the most significant recent breakthrough in Cancer Immunology? 
- Scientists and Clinicians put forward their cases in a series of 5 minute presentations - 
Matthias Eberl:  "Inflammation and tumour progression - how to steam a Christmas pudding"
Stephen Man:  "Catching and training the beast- adoptive cell therapy"
Chris Pepper:  "Bi-specific antibodies – forcing the issue!"
Chris Poynton:  "Rituximab"
Ann Ager:  "The long and winding road of angiogenesis therapy – will it improve immunotherapy?"
Zsuzsanna Tabi:  "Cancer prevention by vaccines"
Andy Godkin, John Staffurth:  "Releasing havoc: checkpoint inhibitors and killing cancer"
Awen Gallimore:  "Master Regulators Revealed: tweaking the immune rheostat to kill cancer"
- Judges include yourselves and a panel of 'three wise men': Prof Geraint Williams, Prof Paul Morgan, Dr Tom Crosby - 
    

8 September 2014
 
Ann White:  "Selection of isotypes for immune modulatory antibodies"
Clare Rowntree: 
"Antibody therapy in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia"
Neil Rodrigues:  "Transcriptional mechanisms regulating haematopoietic stem/progenitor cells in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)"
Chris Fegan:  "CLL cell migration - where are they/we going"
    

19 May 2014
 
Reuben Benjamin:  "CARadication of multiple myeloma"
John Bridgeman:  "LOptimised TCR engineering for adoptive T-cell therapy"
David Gilham:  "CAR's, TCR's and TIL's - Manchester-centric developments, or if only I knew that years ago..."
    

24 March 2014
 
Geraint Williams :  "Serrated Neoplasia of the bowel"
Ian Frayling:  "Lynch Syndrome, aspirin and associated aspects of colorectal cancer immunity"
Alan Clarke ):  "Modelling Colorectal Cancer in the mouse; Wnt pathway components & modulators"
    

20 January 2014
 
David Cole:  "T cell cancer peptide vaccines: attracting the wrong crowd"
Arfon Powell:  "Local inflammatory responses in Colorectal Cancer"
James Matthews, Angharad Watson,
Sophie Wehenkel: 
"Taking the handbreak off: SHP-1 removal and its possible relevance for T cell immunotherapy"  
    

23 September 2013   
Bernhard Moser:  "Use of gamma delta T-APC in cancer immunotherapy"
Andy Godkin:  "Colorectal Cancer - Not all T cells are good for you"
Jamie Rossjohn:  "Research focus: insights into T cell function from structural studies"
    

24 June 2013   
Ann Ager:  "The ins and outs of T cell homing: how to regulate homing to improve immunity to tumours"
Martin Scurr:  "LAP: defining a new population of highly suppressive tumour-infiltrating T cells"
John Staffurth:  "Clinical experience with immunotherapeutics in oncology"
    

8 April 2013   
Andy Sewell:  "T cell and T cell receptor based therapy"
Zsuzsanna Tabi:  "Cancer Immunology Research at Velindre - an overview"
Lee Parry:  "Investigating how epigenetic regulators influence the immune response to colorectal cancer"
Andy Godkin:  "Treating colorectal cancer with vaccination: early results from TaCTiCC"
    

4 February 2013: Inaugural meeting - World Cancer Day 2013 
Awen Gallimore: "Tumour immunosurveillance: fact or fiction"
Matthias Eberl:  "Targeting breast cancer stem cells for novel immunotherapies"
Lisa Spary:  "The immunosuppressive effects of prostate stroma"
Aled Clayton:  "Cancer exosomes and their roles in manipulating stroma"
Chris Pepper, Steve Man:  "T-cell defects in CLL - cellular processes and clinical implications"

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South Wales
Immunology Group
 
 
 
 
 
Dr Ian Humphreys
Treasurer
 
Dr Joanna Giles
Postdoc Representative
 
 Ellyn Hughes
Student Representative
 
 Robert Pickering
Student Representative
 
 Leah Wallace
Student Representative
 
 
 
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