OBCD meetings




4th OBCD retreat


14 June 2017
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
The 2017 OBCD meeting was held, for the first time, outside of the UK in Sydney, Australia. With a strong focus on publication and future-proofing the project, it was a highly productive meeting. The meeting also welcomed new members of the Strategy Board, Prof T.J (Jack) Martin and Prof Chris Goodnow.

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3rd OBCD retreat


8 July 2016
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton Hall, Cambridge
The third OBCD meeting brought together investigators, collaborators and research scientists at the crucial mid-point of the project. The meeting also provide an opporunity to welcome new Strategy Board member, Mary Goldring.

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2nd OBCD retreat


1 May 2015
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge
This second annual OBCD meeting provided researchers with an important opportunity to share their progress and discuss future plans and improvements for the project. It also provided an opportunity to introduce new member of the Strategy Board Raj Thakker.

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1st OBCD retreat


16 June 2014
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton Hall, Cambridge
The inaugural OBCD meeting brought together investigators, collaborators and research scientists to set out the overall background and structure of the programme. Key stakeholders presented current research capabilities and their plans for the future. This meeting provided an important initial opportunity for Björn Venströmm (Strategy Board Chair) and Clare McVicker (Wellcome Trust Portfolio Manager) to evaluate the programme and give strategic advice.

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