Spatial Biology UK 2024

18 - 19 March 2024 | London, UK

This 2-day event explores spatial research: from the application of spatial technologies in biology through to topical updates from spatial data analysis, spatial research in pharma R&D and digital pathology for spatial biology.

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Explore Spatial Biology UK 2024: Unlocking Future Insights in Spatial Biology Research

Join leaders, experts, and researchers at the 4th Annual Spatial Biology Congress, connecting global academic & research organisations as well as pharma representatives for high-level discussions on the latest innovations in spatial research & technologies. Forward looking visionary leaders will discuss the current state of the industry, market trends and future growth areas aiding the application of spatial technologies in the clinic as well as the rise of digital pathology.

4th Annual Spatial Biology Congress

  • Discuss the latest innovations in spatial multi omics techniques & approaches. Presentations will delve into translating spatial imaging techniques & approaches into the clinic, multi-modality processing and case studies from various spatial omics.
  • Take a deep dive into image segmentation, AI-powered imaging, and utilising digital pathology for spatial biology. Key opinion leaders will be providing insights into label free imaging technologies, algorithm design for spatial data and relevant spatial parameters in different model systems.
  • Gain comprehensive insights into utilising spatial biology in pharma. Hear about spatial research & spatial technologies in pharma R&D and also using the technology for diagnostics purposes & clinical development use cases.
  • Explore a variety of topic areas for spatial technologies. Topics covered include liver disease, oncology, neurodegeneration, diabetes, immunology and more!

Agenda at a Glance

  • Day One | Track 1: Spatial Multi Omics Techniques & Approaches
  • Day One | Track 2: Spatial Biology in Pharma & Translational Drug Research
  • Day Two | Track 1 Part 1 : Spatial Bioinformatics, Data Analytics, & Interpretation
  • Day Two | Track 1 Part 2: Image Analysis, AI-Powered Imaging & Digital Pathology for Spatial Biology
  • Day Two | Track 2: Applications of Spatial Research & Technologies in Biology

What to Expect


leading pharma, biotech, & academic delegates

hours of presentations, discussions & interactive content
hours of networking breaks, including speed networking & refreshments
hours of pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings, facilitating business growth
Interactive Presentations
Exhibition Hall
Networking Drinks
Poster Display
Event App Swapcard

Networking & knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of event features and make the most of participation in a range of experiences

  • Engaging Thought Leadership

    Over 40 dynamic interactive discussions, roundtables, and presentations curated with insights from top industry leaders and experts
  • Global Technological Showcase

    An international exhibition showcasing cutting-edge technologies and services from leading providers in the scientific field.
  • Networking Emphasis

    Unparalleled networking opportunities, including speed networking sessions, a vibrant drinks reception, and informal gatherings to foster meaningful connections
  • Innovative Poster Displays

    Inspiring poster displays and presentations unveiling the latest breakthroughs from emerging biotech, pharma, and academic institutions

Companies Represented Include

Meet Our Expert Speakers

Spatial Biology UK 2024 again brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative, data and industry outlooks.

Below are some of our featured speakers:

Andreas Spitzmüller
Chelsea Nikula
Principal Scientist,
Frances Edwards
Professor of Neurodegeneration,
Martin Isabelle
Associate Director,
Raffaele Calogero
University of Torino
Wei-Ting Chen
Head of Discovery Biology,
Muna THerapeutics

All Speakers

Alvaro Crevenna
Head of Microscopy,
Andreas Mund
Associate Professor,
University of Copenhagen
Cara Brodie
Senior Scientific Associate,
University of Cambridge
Catia Costa
Senior Research Fellow,
University of Surrey
Charles Mein
Centre Manager,
Queen Mary University of London
Emine Kazanc
Higher Scientific Officer,
Institute of Cancer Research
Eva Qwarnstrom
University of Sheffield
Fabian Coscia
Group Leader,
MDC Berlin
Ilary Allodi
Group Leader & Assistant Professor,
University of St Andrews
Ines Sequeira
Associate Professor / Deputy Research Director,
Queen Mary University of London
James Boot
Queen Mary University of London
Jan-Philipp Mallm
Principal Investigator,
John Le Quesne
Professor of Molecular Pathology,
University of Glasgow
Julia Jones
Scientific Manager,
University of Cambridge
Kasper Thorsen
Aarhus Hospital
Konstantinos Theofilatos
Lecturer in Bioinformatics,
King's College London
Leo Carlin
Group Leader Leukocyte Dynamics,
University of Glasgow
Martin Fergie
Lecturer in Health Data Science,
The University of Manchester
Michael Eyres
Lead Scientist,
Medicines Discovery Catapult
Michalina Mazurczyk
Facility Manager,
Centre for Medicines Discovery
Minal Patel
Spatial Operations Manager,
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Nigel Jamieson
Professor of Surgery,
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Nik Matthews
Head of the Imperial BRC Genomics Facility,
Imperial college London
Olivier Cexus
Principal Investigator,
University of Surrey
Olivier Govaere
Assistant Professor,
KU Leuven
Sam Jackson
Tools and Technology Platforms Manager,
UK Dementia Research Institute
Sara Newell
Clinical specialist,
Aarhus University
Sebastian Bergling
Senior Data Scientist,
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research
Stefan Kempa
Scientist Principal Investigator,
Max Delbrück Zentrum Berlin-Buch
Stuart McDonald
Reader in Gastroenterology,
Queen Mary University of London
Theodoros Xenakis
Research Fellow,
University College London
Yara Sanchez Corrales
Computational Research Fellow,
University College London

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Latest Resources

Curio Bioscience Pen Partnership with DNAnexus, Simplifying Data Analysis in Spatial Transcriptomics

The partnership will allow Curio to give access to DNAnexus's bioinformatics platform to some of their customers.

The Future of Healthcare: Exploring the Latest Innovations in Spatial Imaging Techniques for Pharmaceutical Applications

Omics by Oxford Global explore the importance of medical spatial imaging, its applications in surgical planning and pharmaceutical research and the impact of Omics on spatial imaging techniques

Top R&D Stories of 2023

Through captivating articles, insight pieces, and spotlight interviews, we delve into the remarkable innovations, breakthroughs, and scientific marvels that have defined the landscape of research over the past year.

Plan Your Visit

Novotel London West

1 Shortlands,
Hammersmith International Ctre,
London, W6 8DR

Just minutes from three of London's main tube lines (Piccadilly, District and Hammersmith & City) and located in the heart of Hammersmith; Novotel London West is ideally located for trips to Westfield London, Harrods & Kensington High Street. Also conveniently located to Heathrow Airport with excellent road and rail links to the rest of the UK. This large and modern hotel offers on-site parking (chargeable), fitness suite and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout.

By Air

London Heathrow Airport - Novotel London West is accessible from Heathrow via the Underground on the Piccadilly Line – fares cost around £5 into Central London. A taxi from the airport will take approximately 20 minutes and will cost around £30 - £40.

London Gatwick Airport - The Gatwick Express runs every 15 mins - take it to Victoria station, and then get the District line to Hammersmith (about 15 mins). A taxi from the airport will take around 60 mins and cost between £65 - £80.

By Underground & Bus

Hammersmith Underground Station is adjacent to the hotel (3 minutes walk) with access to the Piccadilly, District and Hammersmith & City Lines. When exiting Hammersmith station, turn right and walk across the bus station. Cross over the roads using the island and keep on the right-hand side of Hammersmith Road. Continuing walking for 2 mins, and the hotel is accessible via stone steps.

For buses in central London, take route numbers 9 and 10. The main coach station (London Hammersmith) is 3 minutes walk away.

By Rail

The closest National Rail train station is Kensington Olympia (20 minutes walk).

By Car

Leave the A4 at the Hammersmith turning and proceed along Hammersmith Bridge Road to the large roundabout underneath the flyover. Take the fifth exit off the roundabout. Then turn left into Shortlands - the main hotel entrance and parking will be on your left-hand side.


Novotel London West offers over 240 on-site car parking spaces (charged per hour for residents parking). For further information including a map and full directions, please visit:

Oxford Global has secured a number of bedrooms at the Novotel London West Hotel at a reduced conference rate:

Sunday 17th March 2024 – £190, VAT and breakfast included

Monday 18th March 2024 – £190, VAT and breakfast included

Should you wish to book a room, please email The final cut-off date to book bedrooms is Friday 1st March 2024 – any bookings after this date are subject to availability and rates. Please note that any cancellations within 14 days prior to arrival are subject to cancellation charges.

We are closely monitoring the official guidance from health authorities, local governments, and the World Health Organization in order to support the health and well-being of our global community. The health and safety of our staff, customers and clients remains our number one priority.

As we continue to move forward with hosting our events in-person in 2024, we’ve added a series of Health & Safety guidelines and precautions in order to prepare for event safety. We carry out risk assessments for all our events to evaluate fundamental considerations and how to cover multiple risk scenarios.

Oxford Global has learned that third-party companies (recently EHotel Services, Business Travel Management/btravelmanagement and Exhibitors Hotel Reservations Services) are targeting conference attendees with a fraudulent hotel booking scheme.

Please note that none of these third-party companies are associated with Oxford Global in any way, nor have Oxford Global authorised them to use their names or trademarks on information they send out to attendees.

If you are contacted by a third-party company by phone or email using Oxford Global’s name or the name of Spatial Biology UK 2024 and offering accommodation services, we urge exhibitors and attendees to proceed with extreme caution before signing anything sent by these companies or entering into any conversation or replying to any emails sent from these third-party companies.

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