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 24 June 2024 (10th Week, Trinity Term)

Molecular Organisation of Cell Junctions in Epithelial Tissue
Date: 24 June 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 10th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Karina Pombo-Garcia (Rosalind Franklin Institute)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Dr Adrien Hallou (University of Oxford)

Monday 1 July 2024 (11th Week, Trinity Term)

Feeding the inflammasome to damage the liver
Date: 1 July 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 11th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Sabrina Sofia Burgener (University of Queensland)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Dr Jelena Bezbradica (The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

Friday 5 July 2024 (11th Week, Trinity Term)

Immune organoids and combinations to advance our understanding of autoimmunity, vaccination and infection.
Date: 5 July 2024, 10:30 - 11:30 (Friday, 11th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Mark Davis (Stanford University)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Michael Dustin (Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford)

Monday 8 July 2024 (12th Week, Trinity Term)

Sympathetic neuroimmune interactions regulating outcomes of viral infection and cancer
Date: 8 July 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 12th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Scott Mueller (University of Melbourne)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Hosts: Professor Christopher Buckley (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford), Prof Mark Coles (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology )

Monday 15 July 2024 (13th Week, Trinity Term)

Advantages of Academic and Industry Research: Are They So Different, and Do They Lead to Expected Results? Can Things Go Wrong?
Date: 15 July 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 13th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Beat Imhof (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Prof Christopher Buckley (University of Oxford)

Monday 22 July 2024 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

Lessons from the human prenatal immune system
Date: 22 July 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Monday, 14th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Muzlifah Haniffa (Newcastle University)
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 )

Monday 29 July 2024 (15th Week, Trinity Term)

'Host-Plasmodium interactions' AND 'Science and design of nucleic acid-based vaccines/adjuvants'
Date: 29 July 2024, 12:00 - 13:30 (Monday, 15th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Prof Cevayir Coban, Prof Ken Ishii (University of Tokyo)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
Venue Details: Kennedy Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Doris Chan (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Host: Dr Jelena Bezbradica (The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)

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