2019 Seminar Schedule

We offer students the opportunity to attend our seminars which feature specialists in the areas of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy.

Location for all seminars
Alternating between Callaghan MS202 and HMRI

New start time
4pm Friday

Seminar inquiries  
Email: sbsp-seminars@newcastle.edu.au
Contacts: Dr Heather Lee, Dr Melissa Tadros and Dr Gerard Kaiko

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Tuesday
15 January 2019
Callaghan
Prof Luis de Lecca
Stanford University
To sleep or not to sleep: neural control of brain statesProf Chris Dayas
Friday
22 February 2019
HMRI
A/Prof Clare Stirzaker
The Garvan Institute 
Epigenetic deregulation in cancer – implications for clinical utilityDr Heather Lee
Wednesday
27 February 2019
HMRI

Dr Daniel Beard
University of Oxford

Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) as a potential target for neurovascular protection following ischaemic stroke

Prof Neil Spratt

Friday
8 March 2019
HMRI
A/Prof Grant Gordon
University of Calgary
Astrocytes in the hungry brain: controlling blood flow and feeding synapsesProf Chris Dayas
Friday
15 March 2019
Callaghan
A/Prof Timothy Bredy
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland
The what, when, where and how of new DNA modifications in the brainProf Chris Dayas
Friday
22 March 2019
HMRI
A/Prof James Jancovich
California State University
Ambystoma tigrinum virus: from discovery to application of a cold blooded killerA/Prof Nathan Bartlett
Friday
29 March 2019
Callaghan
(Teleconference HMRI Caves)

A/Prof Kirsty Pringle
and
Ms Debbie  Booth,
UON Faculty Librarian

Swings and roundabouts on the path to success
and
Research citation metrics and how to measure them effectively
Dr Melissa Tadros
Friday
5 April 2019
HMRI
Dr Joseph Powell
The Garvan Institute
Using single cell sequencing to diagnose and tailor personalized treatment for lung diseaseDr Heather Lee
Friday
12 April 2019
Callaghan
Dr David Croucher
The Garvan Institute
All kinds of JNK: How one kinase can be an oncogene, tumour suppressor and apoptotic mediatorDr Matt Dun
Friday
19 April 2019
 NO SEMINAR - GOOD FRIDAY 
Friday
26 April  2019
 NO SEMINAR - HOLIDAYS 
Friday
3 May 2019
HMRI
Prof Christine Wells
University of Melbourne
Modelling macrophages: the iMAC atlas and the in vitro cell with an identity crisisDr Heather Lee
Friday
10 May 2019
Callaghan

Prof Lisa Wood
& TBA
UON

TBADr Melissa Tadros
Friday
17 May 2019
HMRI
Dr Michelle Wong-Brown
UON
& TBA
Investigation of DNA repair and the epigenome in chemoresistant high-grade serous ovarian cancerDr Heather Lee
Friday
24 May 2019
Callaghan
Prof Ernst Wolvertang
Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology
University of Queensland
TBADr Heather Lee
Friday
31 May 2019
HMRI
A/Prof Doan Ngo
UON
TBADr Melissa Tadros
Friday
7 June 2019
 NO SEMINAR - ASMR MEETING 
Friday
14 June 2019
HMRI
Prof Georges Grau
Department of Pathology,
The University of Sydney
Extracellular vesicles as important players in immunopathologyDr Adjanie Patabendige
Friday
21 June 2019
Callaghan
A/Prof Brett Graham
UON
TBADr Melissa Tadros

Friday
28 June 2019
HMRI

Prof Ian Campbell
Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute
TBALaureate Prof Rodney Scott
Friday
5 July 2019
Callaghan

Prof Glenda Halliday
Brain and Mind Centre,
The University of Sydney

TBAA/Prof Phil Jobling
Friday
12 July 2019
 NO SEMINAR - HOLIDAYS 
Friday
19 July 2019
 NO SEMINAR - HOLIDAYS 
Tuesday
23 July 2019
Prof Simon Hogan,
University of Michigan
*Special School Seminar*
TBA
Laureate Prof
Paul Foster
Friday
26 July 2019
Dr Jude Weidenhofer,
UON
TBATBA
Friday
2 August 2019
Callaghan MS202  
TBATBATBA
Friday
9 August 2019
HMRI
A/Prof Enzo Porrello
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute 
Cardiac regeneration: staying young at heartDr Gerard Kaiko
Friday
16 August 2019
TBA  
Friday
23 August 2019
HMRI
Prof Katie Allen
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute 
TBADr Gerard Kaiko
Friday
30 August 2019
TBA  
Friday
6 September 2019
HMRI
Prof Kanta Subbarao
University of Melbourne
Seasonal and Pandemic InfluenzaA/Prof Nathan Bartlett
Friday
13 September 2019
Callaghan
Prof Chris Dayas
Caitlin Mitchell
UON
TBADr Melissa Tadros
Friday
20 September 2019
TBA  
Friday
27 September 2019
TBA  
Friday
4 October 2019
NO SEMINARNO SEMINAR 
Friday
11 October 2019
NO SEMINARNO SEMINAR 
Friday
18 October 2019
TBA  
Friday
25 October 2019
 Tentatively held for NAMe Symposium 
Friday
1 November 2019
TBA  
Friday
8 November 2019
TBA  
Friday
15 November 2019
TBA  
Friday
22 November 2019
TBA  
Friday
29 November 2019
TBA 

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