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Mapping tumours

Online event


The Royal Society YouTube channel


This event is part of a series of lightning lectures for the Royal Society’s 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.

A tumour landscape, showing cancer cells (blue) interacting with neutrophils (magenta) and macrophages (orange). Image credit: Charlotte Bell, CRUK MI

Tumours are not just solid lumps but are made up of many different cell types and components.

Join researcher Dr Joanna Kelly to find out more about these ‘tumour landscapes’ and why understanding the details of their composition could be the key to developing the cancer treatments of the future.  


  • Dr Joanna Kelly, Postdoctoral Researcher, CRUK Manchester 

Attending this event online

  • The event will be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel on Thursday 8  July 2021 at 8pm BST 
  • The event will also be available afterwards on our YouTube channel 
  • This event is suitable for ages 14+ 
  • This event is free to join and there is no registration required 
  • Live subtitles will be available 
  • Part of Summer Science 2021
  • Share on social media using #SummerScience 
  • For all enquiries contact 

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