We look forward to welcoming over 70 Girton alumni, Fellows and students to the biennial Medics and Vets event on Saturday 8 May 2021, from 3pm to 5.15pm BST.
Below is the programme of the Symposium. To register for this event please complete the online booking form (click the button at the top right of this page) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please feel free to contact the Development Office (email@example.com) if you have any queries.
This is an online event and we will use the video conferencing platform, Zoom. If you wish to attend, please ensure that you have downloaded the Zoom software onto your smartphone, tablet or computer.
3.00pm Welcome and introduction: Dr Fiona Cooke (Medical Sciences, 1989) Fellow and Dr Charlie Bell, John Marks Official Fellow in Medicine
3.05–3.25pm Dr Mandeep Baveja (Medical Sciences, 2001), GP in South West London. 'Reflections of a Girton GP'
3.25–3.45pm Dr Sally Turner (Veterinary Sciences, 1985) RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology. ‘A pot-pourri of veterinary ophthalmology’
3.45–4.05pm Professor Jackie Cassell (Medical Sciences, 1982), Consultant in Public Health. ‘Scabies: a neglected tropical disease close to home’
4.05–4.25pm Professor Matthew Allen (Veterinary Sciences, 1985) Fellow. ‘Bone Cancer as a Model for One Medicine’
4.25–4.40pm Mr Leo Nagy (Medical Sciences, 2018) ‘Counting Neurons’
4.40–4.55pm Miss Honoria Brown (Veterinary Sciences, 2015) ‘Off the Beaten Track’
4.55–5.10pm Hammond Science Communication Prize Runner-up and winner of the Pathology Prize – Elys Healy (Medical Sciences, 2018) 'Is a career in pathology becoming increasingly fragile as a result of advances in Artificial Intelligence?'
5.10–5.15pm Concluding Remarks: Dr Marie-Aude Genain, Fellow in Veterinary Medicine