Lynda completed her PhD at Bart’s Cancer Institute working on viral gene therapy for cancer and is now a postdoc at the Jenner Institute. Her post-doctoral work has been on the development of adenoviral vectors for cancer gene therapy and more recently as vaccine vectors for infectious disease. She is currently researching the use of adenoviral vectors as influenza vaccines both pre-clinically and in Phase I clinical trials.
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Theatre of Debate: People are Messy -- Various Speakers
FREE performance Arrival 2.00pm for 2.30pm start
People are messy is a comedy drama which explores the complexities of patient and public involvement through the eyes of two teenagers with very different ways of confronting a future made uncertain by a serious medical condition.
The dawn of quantum technology
Thirty years ago, an untapped potential in nature was revealed by an Oxford-based theoretical physicist called David Deutsch. He showed that if a computer could be built to harness the deepest features of quantum physics, then that machine could solve problems in ways no conventional supercomputer could match. Three decades later, the challenge...
Fires and Queueing
Tonight I heard a story that I think encapsulates the UK perfectly. The server at the pub noticed a fire in a trash receptacle (I think that's what it was) just outside of a Starbucks on the High Street. He went inside and asked for water to put out the fire, indicating explicitly that it was a fire. The employees at Starbucks wouldn't let him...
The Mexico City earthquake, 19 September 1985
As a volcanologist based in the UK, I am in the privileged position of rarely being affected by the natural events that I study. And, although I have worked for extended periods of time in earthquake-prone regions, I have never experienced anything more than the gentle nudge of a small tremor.
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