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Binding SiteInnovative Healthcare 2016: from Molecular to Cellular Therapeutics at the Binding Site in Birmingham, UK. Speakers:

Chas Bountra SGC Director, U. of Oxford
Colin Kenyon CSIR, South Africa
Sam Butterworth U. of Manchester
Fedor Berditchevski U. of Birmingham
Charlie Craddock Founder of the ITM at UHB & U. of Birmingham

Of the four teams pitching business plans , Andrew Cross from CopperCuff won the £500 Vernon Blackmore Prize.

Regional events

West Midlands Tackling Obesity – Let’s drop the word obesity and start thinking about co-ordinated action, a workshop by Smart City Alliance/Birmingham Public Health on November 30 (free)

Spitfire: Fighting to Preserve Birmingham’s Heritage by The Birmingham and Midland Institute on December 6

Birmingham Science City Innovative Low Carbon Working Group meeting at Baskerville House on December 7 (free)

WIN Annual Conference with Noel Gordon, Chairman of NHS Digital, Theo Arvanitis University of Warwick and Jenny Wood, Director of Adult Social Care at Solihull MBC at the University of Warwick on January 24

Lunar Society Inspiring Minds: Breakfast event with David Hardman Innovation Birmingham, at BCU on February 7

Meridian LIVE event on health innovation exchange organized by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network at Edgbaston Stadium on February 15 .

International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference at the NEC on March 14

SMALP Nanotechnology 2017 Conference on membrane protein analysis and drug discovery with Michael Overduin, Tim Dafforn, Tim Knowles and Tom Laursen in Berkeley, California, USA on 24 March 2017

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