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We are pleased to announce the dates in the next season of Horizon seminars when experts from academia, government, research sponsors and industry will come together to provide an insight into the cutting edge of influential interdisciplinary research.

Please note there is a fee for attendance at Horizon events. Guest places are sometimes available for Cambridge researchers with an interest in the topic, but registration is always required. To request a place please email: horizon[at]rsd.cam.ac.uk or see more information at the Horizon Webpage

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HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Point-of-Care Testing: Challenge and Opportunity in Resource-Limited Settings

Discussion 13:00 – 14:00 (lunch provided)

UserDr. Trevor Peter (Senior Advisor, Diagnostics) and Ms. Maurine Murtagh (Director of Diagnostics), The Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI).

HouseNational Blood Service Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Site, Long Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 29 September 2009, 12:00-13:00

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

HPV vaccines – a success story from the bench to the clinic

UserProfessor Margaret Stanley, Department of Pathology.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 16:20-16:45

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Recent developments in the genetics of breast and ovarian cancer

UserProfessor Doug Easton, Dep. of Public Health and Primary Care.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 15:50-16:20

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Endothelial cell function and placental angiogenesis

UserDr Steve Charnock-Jones, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 14:55-15:20

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Changing concepts of early placental development

UserProfessor Graham Burton, Dep. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 14:00-14:30

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular disease

UserProfessor Gordon Smith, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 12:20-12:50

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Heart disease link to lack of oxygen in the womb

UserDr Dino Giussani, Dep. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 11:55-12:20

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

The mechanism of intrauterine programming

UserProfessor Abigail Fowden, Dep. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 11:30-11:55

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

Epigenetic control of fetal growth and developmental programming

UserDr Miguel Constancia, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 10:10-10:35

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

The importance of imprinted genes for a healthy pregnancy

UserProfessor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Dep. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 2.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 09:45-10:10

HORIZON: Reproductive Health

External Conference. Registration is required

UserProgramme to be Confirmed.

HouseMR2, Mathematical Sciences, Centre for.

ClockWednesday 01 April 2009, 09:30-17:30

Horizon: Bioengineering

Cambridge Stem Cell Initiative

UserProfessor Roger Pedersen, Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 16:30-17:00

Horizon: Bioengineering

Cambridge Physics of Medicine Initiative

registration is required for this event

UserProfessor Athene Donald, Director, Centre for Physics of Medicine.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 16:00-16:30

Horizon: Bioengineering

Materials for Medical Engineering

Medical Engineering

UserDr Ruth Cameron, Centre for Medical Materials, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 14:30-15:00

Horizon: Bioengineering

Reconstructing the Bacterial Cell Factory

Synthetic Biology

UserDr David Summers, Department of Genetics.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 14:30-15:00

Horizon: Bioengineering

Strategies for bringing back function to the damaged nervous system

Medical Engineering (registration is required for this event)

UserProfessor James Fawcett, Centre for Brain Repair.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 14:00-14:30

Horizon: Bioengineering

Tools for Engineering Morphogenesis in Plants

Synthetic Biology

UserDr Jim Haseloff, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 14:00-14:30

Horizon: Bioengineering

Molecular assembly lines for drug biosynthesis

Synthetic Biology

UserProfessor Peter Leadley (Department of Biochemistry).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 13:30-14:00

Horizon: Bioengineering

Collagen mechanics: from basic understanding to clinical applications

registration is required for this event

UserDr Michelle Oyen, Department of Engineering.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 11:15-11:45

Bioengineering

Registration is required

UserProgramme to be confirmed.

HouseMR2, Mathematical Sciences, Centre for.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2008, 09:30-17:30

China (day 2)

registration is required

UserHorizon Speakers.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, University of Cambridge, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 06 June 2008, 09:30-17:30

The story of jades.

Part of the China Horizon event (this talk open to non-delegates).

UserDr James Lin, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, University of Cambridge, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 18:30-19:30

China

Registration is required

UserHorizon Speakers.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, New Hall, University of Cambridge, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 09:30-17:30

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

The Fact and Fiction of Robots

UserKathleen Richardson, Department of Social Anthropology.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 16:30-17:00

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Is there anything 'computers still can't do' and does it matter?

User Professor Alison Adam, nformation Systems, Organisations and Society Research Centre, University of Salford.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 16:00-16:30

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Can Machines Reason?

UserDr Mateja Jamnik, The Computer Laboratory.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 14:45-15:15

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Learning Language, Evolving languages

UserProfessor Ted Briscoe, The Computer Laboratory.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 14:45-15:15

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Making Machines That See

UserProfessor Roberto Cipolla, Department of Engineering.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 14:15-14:45

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Caching Decisions: What Jays Know About Other Minds and Other Times

UserProfessor Nicola Clayton, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 12:45-13:15

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Learning to Play: Machine Learning in Games

UserDr Thore Graepel, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 12:15-12:45

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Reverse-Engineering the Human Motor System

UserProfessor Daniel Wolpert, Department of Engineering.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 11:45-12:15

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Synapse Machines and Mental State

UserProfessor Seth Grant, The Sanger Institute.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 10:00-10:30

Horizon: The Thinking Machine?

Cognitive Information Retrieval Systems

UserProfessor Zoubin Ghahramani, Department of Engineering.

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2008, 09:00-09:30

Horizon: Energy "What does the future hold?"

Horizon: Energy "What does the future hold?"

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2007, 09:00-18:00

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

Bright solutions for food diagnostics

UserProfessor Jim Murray, Institute of Biotechnology and Lumora.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 16:35-17:00

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

What's new on the Menu

UserChaired by Professor Nigel Slater, Department of Chemical Engineering.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 16:05-17:30

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

What's new in the Kitchen

UserDr Ian Wilson, Department of Chemical Engineering.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 16:05-16:30

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

Nutrients in our Food

UserChair: Professor Ian White, Institute of Food Research, Norwich.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 14:15-15:45

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

Dietary Iron

UserProfessor Jonathan Powell, MRC Human Nutrition Research.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 14:15-14:40

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

Human Behaviour

UserChair Dr Andre Wadge, Food Standards Agency.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 11:50-13:15

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

The Genetic Basis of Obesity

UserDr Sadaf Farooqi, Department of Clinical Biochemistry.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 10:45-11:10

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

Horizon: Foodomics? Why we eat What we eat and What's new on the Menu

UserIntroduction by Professor Patrick Sissons, Regius Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2007, 09:45-09:55

A Sensory World: novel sensor technologies and applications

programme available at http://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/7981

UserOne Day Seminar Series.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockTuesday 20 March 2007, 09:30-17:30

Horizon: Risk Threat and Detection

Closing Address

UserSir Richard Dearlove (Pembroke College).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 17:30-17:45

Horizon: Risk Threat and Detection

Biological / Chemical Security

UserChair Professor Ian White.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 16:15-17:30

Horizon: Risk Threat and Detection

Digital Security

UserChair: Professor Rex Britter.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 14:15-15:55

Horizon: Risk Threat and Detection

Physical Security

UserChair: Professor Sir Michael Pepper.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 11:40-13:00

Risk, Threat & Detection

Programme details at: http://talks/show/index/7184

UserOne Day Seminar Series.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 09:30-17:30

Horizon: Risk Threat and Detection

Context

UserChair: Professor Ian White.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2006, 09:00-11:20

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Drinks Reception

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 17:45-19:30

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Closing Remarks

UserProfessor Sir David King.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 17:30-17:45

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Clinical Neuroscience

UserChair Professor Alastair Compston, Deartment of Clinical Neurosciences.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 16:15-17:30

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Public Understanding of Neuroscience

UserChair: Dr Roger Carpenter, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 14:30-16:00

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Translational Neuroscience

UserChair: Professor Trevor Robbins, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 12:00-13:30

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Basic Neuroscience

UserChair Professor Barry Keverne, Department of Zoology.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 10:15-11:45

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

An Introduction to Cambridge Neuroscience

UserProfessor Alastair Compston and Professor Trevor Robbins.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 10:00-10:15

Horizon - Neuroscience and Society

Welcoming remarks

UserProfessor Sir Gabriel Horn, Chair of Cambridge University Government Policy Programme.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 09:45-10:00

Neuroscience and Society

UserOne-day seminar.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 09:30-17:30

Green Frontiers

Online Registration now available

UserOne-day seminar.

HouseMR2, Mathematical Sciences, Centre for.

ClockTuesday 27 June 2006, 09:30-17:30

Beyond Einstein

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 22 March 2006, 09:30-21:00

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