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British Society for Immunology: Mathematical Modelling

Thursday 7 - Friday 8 June, 2018
Microsoft Research Cambridge
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Thursday 7 June

10:00 - 10:45
Myeloid shift and melanoma survival
Julia Newton-Bishop, University of Leeds

10:45 - 11:30
Characterising naturally acquired immunity to Ebola virus: implications for vaccine licensure.

Miles Carroll, Public Health England

11:30 - 12:15
Probing the age structure within populations of B cells.
Melissa Verheijen, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London

12:15 - 13:30 lunch

13:30 - 14:15
Immune reconstitution after cord blood transplant: the effects of subsampling
Teresa Attenborough, Institute of Child Health, University College London

14:15 - 15:00
Mathematical models of stem cell-like memory cells
Jonas Mackerodt, Imperial College London.

15:00 - 15:45
A novel stochastic multi-scale model of Francisella tularensis infection to predict risk of infection in a laboratory.
Jonathan Carruthers, University of Leeds.

15:45 - 16:15 Coffee

16:15 - 17:00
Mathematical modelling of cancer immunology: deterministic and stochastic considerations of receptor-ligand interactions.
Joseph R. Egan, University of Southampton.

17:00 - 17:45
Macrophage receptor diffusion in the cytoplasm
Remus Stana, University of Leeds.

Friday 8 June

9:15 - 10:00
Combining computational modelling, cellular biochemistry and structural biology to investigate peptide selector function of MHC I molecules
Tim Elliot, University of Southampton.

10:00 - 10:45
Quantitative modelling as a systematic approach for drug combination evaluation in Immuno-Oncology
Giovanni Y Di Veroli, AstraZeneca.

10:45 - 11:15 Coffee

11:15 - 12:00
Targeting regulatory T cells for therapeutic gain: means and mechanisms.
Sergio Quezada, University College London.

12:00 - 12:45
Boosting our 'cytokinenome' with engineered synthetic cytokines.
Ignacio Moraga, Division of cell signalling and immunology, University of Dundee.

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:15
Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation: a mathematical model of immunology
Paul Moss, College of medical and dental sciences, University of Birmingham

14:15 - 15:00
Oncogene dysregulation through somatic mutation of noncoding DNA
Marc Mansour, University College London.

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee

15:30 - 16:15
Membrane sensing and remodelling during the immune synapse - a spatiotemporal modulation tale of lipid packing, mobility, and collective assembly.
Jorge Bernardino de la Serna, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.


  • Carmen Molina-Paris, University of Leeds
  • Joseph Egan, University Of Southampton
  • Jacqueline Siu, Cambridge
  • Nuru Noor, University of Cambridge
  • Martin Lopez-Garcia, University of Leeds
  • Jonas Mackerodt, Imperial College London
  • Remus Stana, University of Leeds
  • Thierry Van Effelterre, Janssen R&D
  • Teresa Attenborough, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
  • Ignacio Moraga, University of Dundee
  • Tim Elliott, University Of Southampton
  • Julia Newton-Bishop, University of Leeds
  • Paul Moss, University of Birmingham
  • Ildar Sadreev, Imperial College London
  • Sergio Quezada, UCL Cancer Institute
  • Sarah Henze, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • Grant Lythe, University of Leeds
  • Jorge Bernardino de la Serna, UK Research and Innovation Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Denise Boulanger, University Of Southampton
  • Jonty Carruthers, University of Leeds
  • Marco Ferrarini, University of Leeds
  • Thomas Peacock, University College London
  • Annemarie Woolston, UCL Division of Infection & Immunity
  • Miles Carroll, Public Health England
  • Melissa Verheijen, University College London
  • Benedict Seddon, UCL
  • Thea Hogan, UCL Institute of Immunity & Transplantation
  • Benny Chain, UCL
  • Veronika Bernhauerova, Institut Pasteur
  • Nicholas England, Kymab
  • Giovanni Di Veroli, AstraZeneca

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