Demystifying today’s science


Programme session type(s): Educational session

Speaker: Elaine Vickers, Science Communicated Ltd, UK

08:15-09:00

Room: Alsh

Do words like signal transduction, immuno-oncology, genomics and biomarkers bring a puzzled frown to your face? Do you plan to attend todays plenary lectures whilst fearing that you wont understand a word? Well never fear! Elaine Vickers will explain many of the words, concepts and ideas behind the days plenary lectures. Similar to previous years workshops, she will use diagrams and illustrations to provide clear, easy-to-understand explanations of complicated biological concepts. The workshop is geared towards non-scientists, such as doctors, nurses, trials staff and patients whod like to get the most out of this years Conference.

De-mystifying today's science
Speaker: Elaine Vickers
Affiliation: Science Communicated

Abstract:

Do words like signal transduction, immuno-oncology, checkpoint inhibitors, genomics and biomarkers bring a puzzled frown to your face? Do you plan to attend today’s plenary lectures whilst fearing that you won’t understand a word? Well never fear!Elaine will explain many of the words, concepts and ideas behind the day’s plenary lectures. Similar to previous years’ workshops, she will use diagrams and illustrations to provide clear, easy-to-understand explanations of complicated biological concepts.The workshop is geared towards non-scientists, such as doctors, nurses, trials staff and patients who’d like to get the most out of this year’s conference.