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Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences

 

Gateway to Translation Seminar Series

Welcome to our  Gateway to Translation (GtoT) series of webinars and online events. Each month, CATS is hosting an online webinar featuring speakers from across the translational sciences landscape. We are showcasing some of the latest upcoming research, technology and development in pharma, medtech and biotech sector outside of Academia. Seminars take place on the second Wednesday of each month and a video recordings of previous talks (but not Q&A sections) are available below. Webinars are free to attend for everybody*, but registration is required. Links for registration will be posted on this website ahead of each event. Please, check regularly for the updates.

*Soon after attending our webinar, you will receive a very short questionaire regarding your satisfaction with the event. Please send this back to us, your feedback is extremely important in improving our future events!

 

Upcoming Events:

 

 

Previous Events:

Evaluating the Utility of Machine Learning and AI in Antibiotic Drug Discovery

Date: Wednesday 13 January 2021, 4-5pm 

In this webinar, Prof Paul Finn. Prof Finn is CEO of Oxford Drug Design (Originally InhibOx - spin out from the University of Oxford), as well as Founder of Affinity Drug Design Ltd. discussed Evaluating the Utility of Machine Learning and AI in Antibiotic Drug Discovery. This event was chaired by Professor Andres Floto, Co-director of the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (CCAIM).

You can watch a recording of the seminar below.

 

Beyond Screening: CRISPR as a Validation Tool

Date: Wednesday 9 December 2020, 4-5pm

In this webinar, Dr Paul Russell (Senior Scientist at Horizon Discovery Ltd.) discussed the role of CRISPR in Target Validation.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

 

Human Tissue in Drug Discovery: Scientific, Technical & Regulatory Perspective

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020, 4-5pm 

In this webinar, Dr David Bunton discussed the role and potential of using human tissue in drug discovery process. Dr Bunton is CEO of Reprocell Europe Ltd., Founder and former CEO of Biopta Inc., as well as Chairman of the Precision Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

 

Cancer Beware: How to apply high throughput cell panel screening to advancing drug development

Date: Wednesday 14 October, 4-5pm

In this seminar as part of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences' (CATS) Gateway to Translation (G2T) series of webinars and online events, Dr David Sorrell, Manager of Horizon Discovery Ltd., discussed high throughput cell panel screening and how to apply this technology to advancing drug development.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

 

Discovering new drugs – what you should know when translating early research

Date: Wednesday 9 September, 4pm-5pm

In this talk of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences' (CATS) Gateway to Translation (G2T) series of webinars and online events, Dr Andy Merritt, Associate Director and Head of Chemistry at LifeArc, delivered the webinar about the process of discovering new medicines.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

 

 

 

Exploring the world of genomic and health data - an entrepreneurial journey

Date: Wednesday 12 August, 4pm-5pm

CATS Expert in Residence (EiR) Adrian Alexa discussed his experience in entrepreneurship within the field of genomic and health data. Adrian’s area of expertise lies in data science, bioinformatics and software development.

More information about our Expert in Residence programme can also be found here.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.