Leicester Diagnostics Symposium: Targets and Technologies

Series Name The College of Science and Engineering and the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology
Speaker Various internal speakers from both Colleges
Type Lectures & Talks
When 09 Mar 2015, 12:15PM - 05:15PM
Venue Bennett Lecture Theatre 3, Lower Ground Floor, Bennett Building
Open To University staff and students
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact To book a place email aijh1@le.ac.uk including the email subject line “Diagnostics”


 See table below for a full schedule of the day.

12:15-12:45 Alison Goodall Introduction
12:15-12:45 Introduction, lunch and posters (Foyer Area, Lower Ground Floor, Bennett)
12:45-13.30: Breathomics and beyond
Paul Monks Taking your breath away – for clinical diagnostics
Tim Coats Diagnostics in acute care - challenges and opportunities
Salman Siddiqui Novel biomarkers in airway disease
13:30-14:15: Identification of biomarkers
Leong Ng Cardiovascular Biomarker discovery
Toru Suzuki Development of cardiovascular biomarkers
Andrew Jamieson Conformationally Constrained Peptide Epitopes
14:15-15:00: Novel Spectroscopic approaches
Jon Lapington Techniques for time-resolved imaging and spectroscopy
Jon Lees Hybrid gamma-optical imaging
Andrew Hudson Spectroscopic Monitoring of Physical Changes in Lipid Bilayers and Cell Membranes
15:00-15:20: Refreshments and posters
15:20-16:05: Diagnosis in cancer Don Jones Clinical Mass spectrometry – The gold standard?
John le Quesne Emerging technologies in the diagnosis of thoracic malignancy
Jacqui Shaw cfDNA a liquid biopsy for detection and monitoring of cancer
16:05-16.50: The future of diagnostics?
Andrew Tobin How CTT can help with the development of diagnostics
Alexander Gorban From mass-spectrometry to multiple serum biomarker test and monitoring of remission status and relapse in dogs with lymphoma
Joint work with EM Mirkes (Leicester) and I Alexandrakis, K Slater, R Tuli (Avacta Animal Health)
Sergey Piletsky Plastic antibodies – robust alternative to natural molecules in diagnostic applications
16:50-17:00 Closing remarks