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Selected opportunities across Cambridge and beyond with an interdisciplinary focus related/valuable to infectious diseases researchers. 


12 Feb How to create a polished conference poster.  1-2pm, Betty and Gordon Moore Library. 

13 Feb Pollinator: The Three Rs of Plant and Animal Diagnostics: Rapid, Reliable and Robust (Enough) 2-5.30pm, Incubyte Ltd, Cambridge Innovation Park £

13 Feb Writing Your First Year Report (Life Sciences). 10am- 12 noon, Postdoc Centre @Biomedical Campus

13 Feb n=2, Andrew Lever.  13.13-14.00, William Harvey Lecture Theatre. 

14 Feb Pop-in Information Session for OPdA Fellowships 12-2pm, Postdoc Centre @Biomedical Campus

14 Feb Introduction to careers in biotech and pharma (for postdocs). 1-2pm, Webinar. 

15 Feb Deconstruction and reconstruction of complexity in microbial regulatory networks- Prof Rafael Silva-Rocha (Sao Paulo University, Brazil). Hopkins Seminar Room 2 (Biochemistry Department, Hopkins Building) at 11am.

15 Feb eSCAMPS: The EBI-Sanger-Cambridge PhD Symposium. Jesus College Cambridge. Abstract Deadline: 14 Dec 2018

15 Feb Wikipedia Diversithon. 1-4.30pm, Downing College.  

18 Feb Patients, expertise and new markets.  5-7pm, Alison Richard Building. 

18-19 Feb.  CRISPR ecology and evolution. The Royal Society, London. 

18 Feb-01 Mar Mathematical Models for Infectious Disease DynamicsWellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££

20 Feb  Mass Drug Administration and Antimicrobial Resistance Symposium 2019 1 day. LSHTM AMR Centre Keppel Street, London.

20 Feb Writing Your First Year Report (Life Sciences). 10am- 12 noon, CCTL, Revans Room

20 Feb Postdocs: Setting up Group Coaching. 14.00-16.00, Postdoc Centre @Biomedical Campus. 

22 Feb Writing for The Conversation for humanities and social sciences. 2-3.30pm, Alison Richard Building. 

25 Feb Sustainability and Internationalism: Driving development in the 21st Century. 5-6.30pm, Divinity School, St John’s College. 

26 Feb The Practical Pursuit of Sustainability 5pm, Babbage Lecture Theatre. 

26 Feb Applications for R&D roles (life science postdocs) 09.30-12.30, Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane

26 Feb Cambridge Network recruitment evening  Postdoc Centre at Eddington, 6-9pm. 

27 Feb Linking Knowledge to Action at Scales that Matter: Lessons from the past, thoughts about the future. 5pm, David Attenborough Building. 

27-28 Feb ELRIG CRISPR in Drug Discovery: From Targets to Therapeutics. Kings Centre Oxford.  

01 Mar Transitions towards Sustainability: Final Symposium- Panel discussion. 2-4pm, Dvaid Attenborough Building.  

04 Mar CSaP Annual Lecture 2019 5.30pm.  Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation at the UK Statistics Authority, and a CSaP Policy Leaders' Fellow.

05 Mar Good Practice in research: Authorship and Publication . 1-3pm, Postdoc Centre @Eddington. 

05 Mar Impact of a five-dimensional framework on R&D productivity at AstraZeneca.  12-14.00, Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre.

06 Mar Elizabeth Eastmure - 'PIRU evaluation of the UK AMR strategy'. 12.45pm, Keppel Street, London

07 Mar UKRI GCRF regional engagement events: Global Health/ Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure. Manchester. 

08 Mar Building Bridges in Medical Sciences (BBMS) 2019 Conference. Jesus College, University of Cambridge. 

08 Mar CUSCRS-INSPIRE Student Research Conference 2019. 13.30-18.00, School of Clinical Medicine. Abstract submissions close 9pm, 21 Jan 2019. 

08 Mar Collaborating with the University of Cambridge Museums to enhance the impact of research. 10-12.15, Fitzwilliam Museum.

08 Mar Should parents have the final say on the medical treatment of their children? 5.15pm, Room LG17 Faculty of Law,  Cambridge

12 Mar Medical i-Teams presentations 2019 18:30 – 21:00, The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine. 

13 Mar How to write research proposals for fellowships (STEM postdocs). 2-5pm, Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane.  

13-14 Mar NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections Annual Conference 2019. Public Health England, London.

13-15 Mar The international conference on (re-) emerging infectious diseases. Addis Abba, Ethiopia. 

14-15 Mar The Novel Antimicrobials and AMR Diagnostics 2019 conference. Berlin. ££. 

14 Mar Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2019: Signalling, Sensation & Sentience. Robinson College.  

15 Mar UKRI GCRF regional engagement events: Global Health/ Education. Sussex

15 Mar Bioengineering Conference. 08:45 – 13:45, St Catharine's College. 

15-17 Mar Venture Creation Weekend: Innovation in Food Security Judge Business School. Apply by 29 Jan 2019. 

18-19 Mar Superbugs and Superdrugs 2019 Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London. ££

20 Mar East of England Zoonoses and One Health Seminar. William Harvey Lecture Theatre. £. To book contact

21-22 Mar Cambridge Philosophical Society 200th Anniversary Two-Day Meeting- The Futures of Sciences. Lecture Room 0, Department of Engineering. 

22 Mar The shape and form of eukaryotic microbial pathogens: A symposium in honour of Professor Keith Gull. Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, Oxford. £.

22 Mar  World TB Day Symposium 2019. The Francis Crick Institute, London. 

24-29 Mar Working with Pathogen Genomes. Wellcome Genome Campus UK. ££ (bursaries available/ applications- apply by 03 Dec 2018)

26 Mar Antimicrobial Resistance: Preventing an antibiotic apocalypse. BMA House, London. 

26 Mar Consultancy 101 workshop. University Centre, Granta Place. 

28 Mar Knowing your audience, telling stories and why this matters. 12-2pm, Postdoc Centre @Biomedical Campus. 

2-3 Apr Research and Innovation 2019. Homerton College. 

04 Apr Making a bigger impact with public engagement. 12-2pm, Postdoc Centre @Eddington. 

08-09 Apr  Cambridge Global Food Security Annual Symposium 2019 Clare College, Cambridge.

08-11 Apr Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018. Belfast Waterfront, UK. Poster/abstracts closed

17-18 Apr Aid& Trade. London

29 Apr Impulse training Programme. Maxwell Centre. Deadline for applications is 31 March 2019

02 May Media Taster for Postdocs 12-2pm, Postdoc Centre @Biomedical Campus

08-10 May Animal Genetics and Diseases. Wellcome Genome Campus. £- bursaries available. Early bird deadline: 12 Feb 2019. Bursary deadline: 26 Feb 2019. Abstract deadline: 12 March 2019. Final registration deadline: 09 April 2019. 

7-12 May 2019:Fungal Pathogen Genomics Wellcome Genome Campus. £- bursaries available. This week-long course is a collaborative teaching effort between the FungiDB, EnsemblFungi, PomBase, SGD/CGD, MycoCosm, and JGI web-based fungal data mining resources.

22-24 May Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Microbiology. Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££ Opens soon 

31 May- 02 June  Venture Creation Weekend: Biotech and Healthcare. Judge Business School. Apply by 29 January 2019. 

05-07 June  Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Microbiology. Wellcome Genome Campus. £. 

9-14 June The 5th International Symposium on Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance, Hong Kong. ££.

10- 13 June 3rd International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance 2019. Caparica Portugal. 

11-12 June Health Data Science. Wellcome Genome Campus. £. 

13-23 June MRC Festival of Medical Research 

25 June Annual Milner Therapeutics Symposium. Cambridge Corn Exchange

25- 28 June Cambridge Biotech Week. Cambridge. 

26 June CSaP Annual Conference. Sign up for further details. 

01-03 July 8th Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance in Animals and the Environment . Tours, France. ££

22-26 July Pseudomonas 2019. Malaysia. ££. 

3-6 Sept ASM/ECSMID Conference on Drug Development to Meet the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance. Boston, USA. 

9-13 Sept  Shaping Horizons 2019 Conference. Cambridge. Applications to join the Committee by 11 Nov 2018

17-19 Sept BMS Annual Scientific Meeting 2019: Fungal Interactions. Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Aberdeen.

17-19 Sept Storm Theraputics Conference: RNA epigenetics in human disease. St Catherine's College, Cambridge. 


14-18 June  World One Health Congress. Edinburgh.