Summer School Programme 2016

Biomedical Imaging CDT Summer School

Garden Quad, St John’s College, Oxford

12th-14th September 2016


Monday 12th Sept 2016
10:00-10:30 Arrival: Tea/coffee Registration Area
10:30-10:45 Welcome and introductory remarks Lecture Theatre
10:45-11:45 Oral Session 1 (10 mins talks + 2 mins questions)
  • 10:45-10:55: Sam Ellis (KCL/Imperial), "Multi-dataset PET reconstruction for longitudinal studies"
  • 10:57-11:07: Luis Herrera (UCL), "Real-time segmentation of non-rigid surgical tools based on deep learning and tracking"
  • 11:09-11:19: Catherine Scott (UCL), "ASL-incorporated pharmacokinetic modelling of PET data with reduced acquisition time: application to amyloid imaging"
  • 11:21-11:31: Louise Tear (ONBI), "Bimodal 1H/31P contrast agents as molecular probes for phosphate species"
  • 11:33-11:43: Thane Campbell (OPTIMA), "Multiresolution neutrophil elastase imaging in lung cancer and ulcerative colitis"
Lecture Theatre
11:45-12:45 Poster Session 1 (odd numbered posters presented) Poster Hall
12:45-13:30 Lunch Poster Hall
13:30-14:30 Oral Session 2 (10 mins talks + 2 mins questions)
  • 13:30-13:40: Marta Dazzi (KCL/Imperial), "Imaging uptake of plasma macromolecules by the artery wall"
  • 13:42-13:52: Esther Puyol (KCL/Imperial), "Multimodal analysis of cardiac motion and deformation"
  • 13:54-14:04: Anita Karsa (UCL), "Technical challenges of MRI susceptibility mapping in head and neck cancer"
  • 14:06-14:16: Martin Hailstone (ONBI), "Elucidating the effect of Listeria infection on neural stem cell differentiation and self-renewal using machine learning-based image analysis of super resolution images in intact live Drosophila larval brain"
  • 14:18-14:28: Evita Ning (OPTIMA), "Lectin functionlised nanoparticles for the rapid detection of bacterial by surface enhancement Raman spectroscopy"
Lecture Theatre
14:30-15:30 Poster Session 2 (even numbered posters) Tea/coffee Poster Hall
15:30-16:30 Guest Speaker: Prof. Paul Matthews, Imperial College London, “The Biobank Project: Why do we need large scale population imaging? Lecture Theatre
16:30-17:30 Session: How to Construct a Successful Research Grant
  • 16:30-16:50: Prof. Afsie Sabokbar – Advice from a grant Skills Training expert
  • 16:50-17:05: Prof. Sebastien Ourselin (UCL) – Advice from a CDT scientist
  • 17:05-17:20: Peter Jezzard – Summary of the Grant Challenge and final ground rules
  • 17:20-17:30: Questions
Lecture Theatre
17:30- Group activity: Final planning of research grants in breakout areas and over dinner Breakout areas. Local restaurant and pub suggestions will be provided
Tuesday 13th Sept 2016
9:00-12:45 Students: Finalizing grant applications Breakout areas
9:00-12:45 CDT Directors: Sharing good practice and identifying areas for collaboration and exchange TBD
12:45 Deadline for submission of grant applications  
12:45-13:30 Lunch: Circulation of grants for review (via web download) Poster Hall
13:30-14:30 Time for grant peer reviewing and preliminary scoring (each student assigned 2 grants to review, groups to convene and “rank” grants) Breakout areas
14:30-16:30 Mock Grant Panel - Grant presentations and panel questions (drawing from strengths and weaknesses identified by the student reviewers) Lecture Theatre
16:30-17:00 Tea/coffee break Poster Hall
17:00-17:45 Final Grant Panel discussion and grant ranking Lecture Theatre
19:00- Dinner: Grant prize(s), oral presentation prize(s) and poster prize(s) awarded Main Dining Hall, St John’s College
Wednesday 14th Sept 2016, Student-Led Day (Organisers Benedetta Biffi, Patrick Bergstrom Mann, Thane Campbell, Giovanna Nordio, Carla Semedo, Alisia Sim, Jim Smith and Louise Tear)
9:30-10:40 Morning Session on "Bringing a Laboratory Product to Market"
  • 9:30-9:40: Opening
  • 9:40-10:00: Dr Caire Thompson, Director and Founder of Agility Health Tech
  • 10:00-10:20: Bob Fishleigh, Oxford University Innovation
  • 10:20-10:40: Dr Dinali de Silva, Oxford University Innovation
Lecture Theatre
10:40-11:10 Tea/coffee break Lecture Theatre
11:10-11:50 Morning Session on "Bringing a Laboratory Product to Market" (cont)
  • 11:10-11:30: Susan Bradley, Marks and Clerk, Oxford Branch
  • 11:30-11:50: Prof. Matthew Robson, Chief Technology Officer and Founder, Perspectum Diagnostics, Oxford University Innovation
Lecture Theatre
12:00-13:00 Panel Discussion Lecture Theatre
13:00-14:00 Lunch Poster Hall
14:00-15:00 Afternoon Session on "Self-Help Problem Solving: Solutions to Issues I have Encountered"
  • 14:00-14:20: Speed Dating Problem Solving
  • 14:20-14:40: Revision in Groups
  • 14:40-14:55: Performance Preparation
Breakout Areas
15:00-15:30 Performances (max 7 mins each) Lecture Theatre