Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium

5 and 6 July 2017, University of Exeter Streatham Campus

On Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 July 2017 more than 400 people joined us for an exciting opportunity to hear from world-renowned scientists, including Nobel laureates Sir Paul Nurse FRS and Professor Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ForMemRS, at the opening symposium of our Living Systems Institute.

The symposium provided a unique opportunity to visit this magnificent new research facility and meet the outstanding scientists who have joined the Living Systems Institute from around the world.

Click here to view the event programme.

People joined in the conversation online using #LSIExeter

The symposium also featured:

  • Lectures from world-renowned guest speakers and recently appointed LSI faculty
  • An opportunity to meet with researchers and industry professionals to discuss the broad interdisciplinary area of living systems-related research
  • Opportunity to see the LSI building, the University of Exeter’s largest ever capital investment in science
  • Celebratory Symposium Dinner

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Research at the Living Systems Institute

The LSI brings together world-leading scientists and researchers from diverse backgrounds in an exciting new £52 million research facility that represents the University’s largest single investment in science to date.

Members of this highly interdisciplinary institute will work together to generate new insights into some of the most important diseases facing humanity today, from chronic and infectious human diseases to plant diseases that threaten our food supply.

You can read more about our research here.

Who will find this interesting?

The Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium is aimed at:

  • Life Science Researchers
  • Industry professionals
  • Science policy makers
  • Science funders

Contact us

If you have any questions about the LSI Opening Symposium please contact the organisers:

Phone: 01392 722321