Opening Symposium

Thursday 18th March 2010

9:30-10:00  Registration & Coffee
10:00-10:10 Welcome Address Richard Jones, FRS
PVC - Research & Innovation 
10.10- 10.30 Introduction & Aims of the Sheffield RNAi
Screening Facility
Martin Zeidler
University of Sheffield
10:30-10.50  Overview of the Sheffield RNAi Facility  Stephen Brown
University of Sheffield
10:50-11:40  Lessons from the DRSC at Harvard Stephanie Mohr
Harvard University
11:40-12:10 Development of v2.0 RNAi libraries Thomas Horn
DKFZ, Heidelberg
12:10-12:40 RNAi Screening in Drosophila cells Nick Tapon
LRI, London
12:40-14:10 Lunch followed by Coffee (Firth Hall)
Please note tours will take place during the luchtime session.
13:10-14:10 Tours of Facility (B2 226) & Posters (Firth Hall)
14:10-14:40 Drosophila in vivo RNAi Screening Barry Thompson
LRI, London
14:40-15:10 Economy in the scale: High Content Analysis siRNA, and Assay Miniaturization Anthony Davies
Trinity College, Dublin
15:10-15:50 siRNA screening the Human genome Scottie Robinson
15:50-16:20 Open Discussion / Questions
16:20-16.50 Opening reception (Bateson Room)

The organisers would like to thank the generous support of: