2017 Joint meeting of the BAS, BSCR and BCS

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Venue: Manchester Central

Dates: Monday 5-Tuesday 6 June 2017

Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday 1st March

Programme

The BAS John French lecture will be given by Dr Murray Clarke, titled: “Apoptosis, necrosis, atherosclerosis and IL-1 – novel pathways of vascular inflammation”

 Sessions titles:

  • Understanding the cross-talk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system
  • Cardiac and arterial ageing
  • Leukocytes in cardiovascular inflammation: Resident and infiltrating cells
  • Diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  •  Joint translational session with BCS:  Will stem cell research change clinical practice?
  • Young Investigators Prize Competition talks
  • Basic Science Hot Topics – tips on state of the are techniques from the experts
  • The BAS/BSCR Spring meeting dinner has been confirmed for Monday 5th June, 8 pm at Dukes 92, Castlefield, Manchester. Dinner is very reasonably priced at £35 for ordinary members and £20 for student members and can now be booked with registration.

For anyone who has previously registered for the BAS/BSCR Spring meeting and wants to attend the dinner, they may re-register using the same email address as before selecting the BAS/BSCR dinner option.

Submit an abstract
Poster abstract session – two poster sessions will be held on Monday evening (together with a wine reception) and Tuesday afternoon; posters will be available to view throughout the day.

Young Investigator Prize competition
This competition is open to both young clinicians and basic scientists. Clinicians should not have attained consultant status at the time the research was performed and basic scientists should be no more than 5 years post-PhD. Membership is not a requirement.

Judges will be drawn from the BCS Academic and Research Committee and will include representatives from both BSCR and BAS.

Five finalists will be selected to present during the lunchtime of the Tuesday of the Conference with a first prize of £1,000.

Please note that abstracts not selected for the prize talks will not automatically be approved for poster presentation, please submit an abstract separately.

Student Bursaries

The BAS/BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BAS/BSCR members and are presenting an abstract at the meeting – Please click here to download the application form.

Registration
Now open and is free for BAS and BSCR members who should ensure that they register using the “BAS/BSCR Joint Meeting” tab.

Dinner is very reasonably priced at £35 for ordinary members and £20 for student members and can now be booked with registration.

For anyone who has previously registered for the BAS/BSCR Spring meeting and wants to attend the dinner, they may re-register using the same email address before selecting the BAS/BSCR dinner option.

Accomodation info

Can be booked as part of the registration process or agreed delegate rates are available via Visit Manchester.

Further information

Email: d.grieve@qub.ac.uk, jason.l.johnson@bristol.ac.uk

 

 

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