Improving health through research

Ageing vulnerability: causes and interventions
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 3 March 2000

Alcohol and cardiovascular diseases
Organised with The Royal Society of Medicine, 10 October 1997

Aluminium in biology and medicine
Organised with Royal Society of Chemistry, 22 November 1991

Anaphylaxis
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine, 28 February 2003

Antibiotic resistance: origins, evolution, selection and spread
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 19 July 1996

Antimicrobial peptides
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 21 January 1994

Autism: neural basis and treatment possibilities
Organised with the Royal Institution, 21 June 2002

Bioactive compounds from plants
Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, 23 Feb 1990

Biology of IGF-1: its biology and relevance to human disease
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 17 October 2003

Catalytic antibodies
Organised with Royal Society of Chemistry, 4 October 1990

Causes and consequences of acidic pH in tumours
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 13 October 2000

Cell adhesion and human disease
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 20 May 1994

Characterizing human psychological adaptations
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 1 November 1996

Chronic fatigue syndrome
Organised with Royal College of General Practitioners, 15 May 1992

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 28 January 2000

Circadian clocks and their adjustment
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 10 September 1993

Cocaine as a biological and medical problem
Organised with Royal Society of Medicine, 23 July 1991

Complexity in biological information processing
Organised with Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Held in Berlin, Germany, 7 July 2000 

Dental enamel
Organised with The Royal Society of Medicine, 26 April 1996

Development of the cardiac conduction system
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 24 May 2002

Development of the cerebral cortex
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 2 December 1994

Endocrine facets of ageing
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 2 February 2001

Environmental statistics
Organised with The Royal Statistical Society, 14 May 1998

Epigenetics
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 27 June 1997

Ethnobotany and the search for new drugs
Organised with Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil, 3 December 1993

Evolution of hydrothermal ecosystems on Earth (and Mars?)
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 2 Feb 1996

Evolutionary developmental biology of the cerebral cortex
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 23 April 1999

Filariasis
Held in Singapore, 18 May 1986

From genome to therapy: integrating new technologies with drug development
Held in Basel, Switzerland, 25 June 1999

Functional anatomy of the neuroendocrine hypothalamus
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 11 October 1991

Gap junction-mediated intercellular signalling in health and disease
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 6 March 1998

Gastroenteritis viruses
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 19 May 2000

Generation and effector functions of regulatory lymphocytes
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine, 12 July 2002

Genetics and tuberculosis
Organised with The Medical Research Council, held in Cape Town, South Africa, 21 November 1997

Genetics of criminal and antisocial behaviour
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 17 Feb 1995

Germline development
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 23 July 1993

Gramicidin and related ion channel-forming peptides
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 20 November 1998

Growth factors as drugs for neurological and sensory disorders
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 28 April 1995

Health impacts of large releases of radionuclides
Organised with The European Environmental Research Organization, St Petersburg, Russia, 1 March 1996

Higher-order processing in the visual system
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 22 October 1993

Homology
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 24 July 1998

Human genetic information: science, law and ethics
Organised with Die Akademische Kommission der Universität Bern, Switzerland, 23 June 1989

Immunological tolerance
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 11 July 1997

'In silico' simulation of biological processes
Organised with The Royal Institution, 30 November 2001

Inflammatory bowel disease
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 28 November 2003

Insect-plant interactions and induced plant defence
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 16 October 1998

Interactions among cell signalling systems
Organised with The CIBA-GEIGY Foundation for the Promotion of Science(Japan), Kobe, Japan, 26 April 1991

Ion channels—from atomic resolution physiology to functional genomics
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 15 June 2001

Mammalian TRP channels as molecular targets
Organised with the Physiological Society, 21 March 2003

Mast cells and basophils: development, activation and roles in allergic/autoimmune disease

Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 19 November 2004

Mechanisms and biological significance of pulsatile hormone secretion
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 5 March 1999

Mechanisms by which bacterial cells respond to pH
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 5 June 1998

Mechanisms of drug resistance in epilepsy
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 16 March 2001

Molecular clocks and light signalling
Organised with the Physiological Society, 6 September 2002

Molecular mechanisms influencing aggressive behaviours
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine, 23 July 2004

Mucus hypersecretion in respiratory disease
Organised with The Physiological Society and the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 March 2002

Neural transplantation in neurodegenrative disease
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 15 October 1999

Neural tube defects
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 21 May 1993

Neuronal and cognitive effects of oestrogens
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 10 September 1999

Non-reproductive actions of sex steroids
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 2 September 1994

Novel chemotherapeutic strategies in cancer treatment
Organised with the Royal Society of Chemistry, 15 November 2002

Nuclear organization in development and disease
Held with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 30 January 2004

Olfaction in mosquito-host interactions
Organised with the World Health Organization (WHO), Royal Entomological Society and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 3 November 1995

Oligonucleotides as therapeutic agents
Organised with The Royal Society of Chemistry, 10 January 1997

Osteoarthritic joint pain
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 4 July 2003  

P2 purinoceptors: localization, function and transduction mechanisms
Organised with University College London, 14 July 1995

Pathological pain: from molecular to clinical aspects
Organised with the Novartis Foundation, Japan, 3 October 2003

Plant cell biology in the plant sciences
International Research Laboratories, CIBA-GEIGY (Japan) Ltd, Kyoto, Japan, 23 October 1987

Plasminogen-related growth factors
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 11 Apr 1997

Protein conformation
Organised with Royal Society of Chemistry, 25 January 1991

Research and the ageing population
Organised with The Fogarty International Center and the National Institute on Aging, Bethseda, MD, USA, 1 May 1987

Retinal dystrophies: functional genomics to gene therapy
Organised with the Foundation Fighting Blindness, 24 October2002

Reversible acetylation of chromatin and non-histone proteins: biology and relevance to human disease
Organised with the Physiological Society, 2 May 2003

Rhodopsins and photo-transduction
Organised with The Novartis Foundation for the Promotion of Science (Japan), 29 October 1998

Role of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in smooth muscle
Held with The Physiological Society and the Royal Society of Medicine, 2 November 2001

Secondary metabolites: their function and evolution
Organised with Royal Society of Chemistry, 21 Feb 1992

Sense of body: between the internal and external worlds
Organised in collaboration with Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), 4 October 2004

Sensory guidance of movement
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 23 January 1998

Signalling networks in cell shape and motility
Held in Singapore in association with the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore, 2 September 2004

Smart farming
Organised with The European Environmental Research Organization, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 24 January 1997

Sodium channels and neuronal hyperexcitability
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 17 November 2000

Somatostatin and its receptors
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 15 July 1994

Spatiotemporal aspects of calcium signalling
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 29 April 1994

Stem cells: nuclear reprogramming and therapeutic applications
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 5 March 2004

T cell subsets in infectious and autoimmune diseases
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 10 March 1995

Telomeres and telomerase
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 28 Feb 1997

The biosynthesis of tetrapyrrole pigments
Organised with Royal Society of Chemistry, 2 April 1993

The cell cycle and development
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 14 April 2000

The cellular basis of morphogenesis
Organised with The Juan March Foundation, held in Madrid, Spain, 21 October 1988

The cytopathology of parasitic disease
Organised with Centro Médico Docente La Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela, 25 November 1982

The genetics and biology of sex determination
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 4 May 2001

The genetics of autoimmunity
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 25 June 2004

The hERG cardiac potassium channel: structure, function and long-QT syndrome
Organised with the Royal Society of Medicine and the Physiological Society, 7 May 2004

The limits of reductionism in biology
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 16 May 1997

The molecular basis of cellular defence mechanisms
Organised with The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia, 22 March 1996

The molecular basis of skeletogenesis
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 12 November 1999

The molecular basis of smell and taste transduction
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 26 Feb 1993

The molecular biology and pathology of elastic tissues
Organised with the Kenyan Commission for Higher Education and the Kenyan Medical Research Institute, held in Nairobi, Kenya, 4 November 1994

The nature and origins of amyloid fibrils
Organised with The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, held in Lisbon, Portugal, 26 October 1995

The nature of intelligence
Organised with The Institute of Psychiatry, 3 December 1999

The origins and consequences of obesity
Organised with Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Kingston, Jamaica, 1 December 1995

The origins and development of giftedness
Organised with Royal Society of Medicine, 28 January 1993

The rising trends in asthma
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 14 June 1996

Tissue engineering of cartilage and bone
Organised with The Physiological Society and the Royal Society of Medicine, 12 April 2002

Transport and trafficking in the malaria-infected erythrocyte
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 29 January 1999

Vaccines against virally induced cancers
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 18 March 1994

Variation in the human genome
Organised with the Wellcome Centre for Medical Science, 16 June 1995

World food production and sustainable agriculture: the role of crop protection
Organised with The Centre for Research on Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development, Madras, India, 3 December 1992

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