11th ICAPS Conference "Cancer Prevention:

Targeting Infection, Inflammation and the Immune System"

conference venue


The meeting will be held in the Joseph Rotblat Building on the Charterhouse Square Campus of Queen Mary University of London. The Joseph Rotblat Building houses traditional teaching rooms that overlook the Charterhouse Square lawn, as well as classrooms for conferences, training and meetings. This campus has smoke-free, fully accessible conference facilities, and is located on Goswell Road (A1) between A501 and the River Thames. A downloadable map of the Charterhouse Square campus is accessible here (the Joseph Rotblat Building is building 5 on the map): Charterhouse Square campus map


Joseph Rotblat Building

Queen Mary University of London

Charterhouse Square


Ec1M 6BQ

020 7882 5555

020 788202756



Left and Middle:  Views from the lawn at Charterhouse Square; Right: Joseph Rotblat Building front entrance off Charterhouse Square

Smoking is prohibited on campus, electronic cigarettes are permitted only in outside spaces. The campus premises are alarmed and monitored by CCTV, for further information, Security can be reached at +44 (0)20 7882 5000.

Additional information on the Joseph Rotblat Building is available here

transportation information


As the campus is located in central London, it is accessible by car, bicycle, and public transportation. The nearest stations on the London Underground are Barbican and Farringdon on Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines. Transport for London publish interactive and downloadable maps, which show Underground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and bus information


By Road:

·        The Charterhouse Square campus is located on the edge of the City of London, just off Goswell Road / A1.

·        Parking on campus is for staff and visitors, including Blue Badge holders. Permits are required.


By Bus:

·        The campus can be accessed via bus 4 (Archway Station to Waterloo Station), 56 (Whipps Cross to St Pauls) and 153 (Finsbury Park to Liverpool Street Station).

·        Bus routes 55 (Lea Bridge Road to Oxford Circus) and 243 (Wood Green to Waterloo Station) also pass very close to the campus.


By Train:

·        Farringdon Station, on the Thameslink Line, is close to this campus. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transportation.


By Underground:

·        The nearest tube stations are Barbican and Farringdon on the Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle Lines.

conference hotels


Conference hotels





Other nearby hotels include:








nearby attractions



The Shakespeare – Pub serving Anglo-Italian food

2 Goswell Rd., Golden Lane Estate

London EC1M 7AA


Neo Barbican – Underground cocktail bar

14-17 Carthusian St., Barbican

London EC1M 6AD


Fox and Anchor – Vintage Victorian pub

115 Charterhouse St., Barbican

London EC1M 6AA


Be At One – Cocktail bar with mixing classes

Lindsey House, Charterhouse St., Barbican

London EC1M 6JN


Barsmith – Local pub

18-20 St. John St., Barbican

London EC1M 4AY


St. Bart’s Brewery – Traditional pub showcasing comedy and music

18-20 St. John St., Barbican

London EC1M 4AY


Vinoteca Farringdon – Wine bar with serving creative food

7 St. John St., Barbican

London EC1M 4AA


The Old Red Cow – Split-level pub with craft beer

71 Long Ln., Barbican

London EC1A 9EJ



Tinseltown – Chain diner serving US-style food and milkshakes

Smokehouse Yard, 44-46 St. John St., Farringdon

London EC1M 4DF


Chez Mal – Restaurant serving New York-style steaks

18-21 Charterhouse St., Barbican

London EC1M 6AH


Gaucho – Restaurant serving Argentine steaks

93A Charterhouse St., Barbican

London EC1M 6HL


St. John Restaurant – Restaurant serving whole animal cooking

26 St. John St., Barbican

London EC1M 4AY


Hix Oyster & Chop House – Restaurant serving British food

36-37 Greenhill Rents, Crowcross St., Farringdon

London EC1M 6BN


Smiths of Smithfield – Restaurant serving steaks owned by a TV chef

67-77 Charterhouse St., Farringdon

London EC1M 6HJ


Vivat Bacchus – Restaurant serving European food and showcasing a wine cellar and cheese cave

47 Farringdon St., Holborn

London EC4A 4LL


Bird of Smithfield – Restaurant serving British food

26 Smithfield St., Farringdon

London EC1A 9LB


Ask for Janice – Griffiti café bar serving creative food

50-52 Long Ln.

London EC1A 9EJ



The Barbican Wildlife Gardens and the Beech Gardens are both within short walking distance east of the Charterhouse Square Campus.

Barbican Wildlife Garden – Park and garden

Fann St., Barbican

London EC2Y 8BR

Beech Gardens

Beech St., Barbican

London EC2Y 8DE



Museum of the Order of Saint John – Two Medieval sites of this 900-year old charity

26 St. John’s Ln., Farringdon

London EC1M 4DA


The Charterhouse – Complex of buildings with tours available that has served as a monastery, private mansion, boys’ school, and almshouse.

Charterhouse Square, Barbican

London EC1M 6AN


Barts Pathology Museum– Medical museum showcasing macabre medical specimens

24 W. Smithfield

London EC1A 7BE

Rorschacherstr. 150
CH-9006 St. Gallen/Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)71 243 00 32
Fax. +41 (0)71 245 68 05