Key Dates

21 July 2013
On site registration opens

Further key dates


Accompanying persons and delegates will find much to explore in the City of Bristol, the character of which has been significantly shaped by its history of maritime


Welcome & overview - Tune up your Teaching: Trends, Tips and Tasters


The main venue for the Teaching Workshop is the University of Bristol Medical Sciences Building.  University accommodation in single study bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, will be available in


Members of the programme committee include:

Rob Carroll (USA; Co-chair)
Jon Kibble (USA; Co-chair)
Maria José Alves da Rocha (Brazil)
Mangala Gunatilake (Sri Lanka)
Charlotte Haigh (UK)



Scientific programme

A draft scientific programme, including social activities, can be downloaded here.

Plenary lectures 


There will be a Welcome Reception at the University of Bristol on the evening of Thursday, 18 July.  On the evening of 19 July we will visit At-Bristol, an award-winning interactive science ce

Physiology moves back onto centre stage: a new synthesis with evolutionary biology

Denis Noble was educated at University College London where he obtained his PhD in 1961.

Sunday 21 July, 17:30 - 18:30
Teaching and research in physiology in Sub-Saharan Africa - achievements and challenges

Prof Olusoga A Sofola, BSc, MSc, MB.BS (Lagos), PhD (Leeds) teaches physiology at the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, since 1973.

Monday 22 July, 16.30 - 17.15
Physiological insights into the developmental origins of non-communicable disease

Professor Mark Hanson is one of the UK’s leading researchers on developmental pathways to disease.

Tuesday 23 July, 16.30 - 17.15


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