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2020 Oxford-MRC DTP Symposium took place online on 18th June 2020.




Time Title
10:00 Welcome by the Director & Sponsor presentations
10:15 Student talks - Session 1 (Gurpreet Bharj, Sonali Munshaw, Athena Cavounidis)
11:15 Tea/Coffee break
11:30 Student talks - Session 2 (Lilli Hahn, Rose Hodgson, Henry Bailey)
12:30 Lunch break

Keynote presentation - Prof Chas Bountra

The world needs many more great leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs


'3MRC' (3-Minute Research Competition)

Katie Mellor, Amy Southern, Sophie Hughes, Daan Paget, Shahd Fouad 


Dr Mike Moss FRSC FRSA (@54Patents)

How to think like an inventor to make better decisions about career and work

c. 15:45

Conclusion & prizes


For further details please browse the Symposium Brochure.




MRC Units Industrial Partners


MRC Harwell

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MRC Molecular Haematology Unit

MRC Molecular Haematology Unit Logo and University of Oxford Logo 

MRC Population Health Research Unit

MRC Population Health Research Unit Logo and Unversity of Oxford logo



Biogen logo



Immunocore logo



Magstim logo


Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Vertex pharmaceuticals logo


Thank you to the Student Organising Committee:

Rishi Anand

Jan Boehning

Alice Brankin

Emily Carroll

Magda Mareckova

Helena Meyer-Berg

Keanu Paphiti

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