2018 Seminar Schedule

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

Location for all seminars: MS202 Medical Sciences Building, Newcastle Campus, Callaghan

NEW START TIME: Fridays 11:00 am (unless otherwise noted)

Seminar enquiries : Heather Lee

DATESPEAKERTITLEHOST
9-Mar
Caves Theatre HMRI
1-2pm 
Dr Jean-Pierre Lavoie
University of Montreal
"Airway remodelling and its reversibility in an equine model of naturally occurring chronic neutrophilic asthma"Prof Darryl Knight
MONDAY 19-Mar
Caves Theatre HMRI
1-2pm 
Prof Atasoy Ulsus
University of Michigan
“HuR, Fish Tales and CD4+ T Cell Differentiation in Allergic Airway Inflammation”Prof Phil Hansbro
23-Mar
MSB 202
1-2pm 

Dr Charles de Bock
VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology - Belgium

"Emerging therapeutic opportunities by understanding oncogenic cooperation in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia"L/Prof Rodney Scott
WEDNESDAY
4-Apr

Caves Theatre HMRI
4pm start 
Dr Peter McErlean
Kings College 
London 
'Epigenomics of the asthmatic airways’A/Prof Nathan Bartlett
6-AprDr Jay Horvat
University of Newcastle

Zhe Lu
University of Newcastle

"Utilising mouse models for investigating the mechanisms of severe asthma: Towards new targeted treatments"


“Contribution of cell death to the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)”.


Prof Phil Hansbro
13-AprJulia Shaw 
University of Newcastle

Luan Luan
University of Newcastle 
"Effect of pre and postnatal neurosteroid replacement therapy on neurodevelopment and behaviour”

"Angiotensin Receptor Blocker for Heart Failure: Net-Work Meta-Analysis”.
Prof Jon Hirst

Prof Shu Chuen Li
20-AprDr David Gallego Ortega Garvan Institute"Deciphering mechanisms of tumour progression using single-cell RNA-seq technology"Dr Heather Lee
27-Apr
Caves Theatre HMRI
11-12pm
Prof Patrick Reading
Doherty Institute 
‘Sensing and responding to respiratory virus infections’A/Prof Nathan Bartlett
11-MayDr Lin Kooi Ong
University of Newcastle

"Modulating the trajectory of post-stroke cognitive impairment from bench to bedside"

Dr Heather Lee
18-MayHeather Murray
University of Newcastle 
 
Rohith Nagendra Thota
University of Newcastle 
"Identifying novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia"
 
"Development and validation of a novel physiologically relevant marker, InsuTAG, for prediction of type 2 diabetes in general population."
Dr Nikki Verrills
 
Prof Manohar Garg 
25-May

Prof Derek Laver
University of Newcastle

“Controlling Ca2+ release in the heart”Dr Heather Lee
1-JunNO SEMINAR - ASMR MEETINGNA 
8-JunA/Prof Anthony Don
University of Sydney
“Loss of Myelin and Neuroprotective Lipids in Alzheimer’s Pathogenesis: Pathophysiological Significance and Therapeutic Implications”A/Prof Doug Smith
12-Jun
SPECIAL SEMINAR
A/Prof Albert Mellick
UNSW
"Mechanisms underlying bone marrow mediated tumour vascularisation"Ms Yazmin Brown
15-JunDr Karen Kerr
University of Newcastle
‘Deintensification of antihyperglycaemics in older diabetics’Dr Heather Lee
22-JunDr Hamid Sohrabi
Edith Cowan University
"Dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease: from neuropathology to resilience"Prof Manohar Garg
29-JunConfirmation DayNA 
6-JulDr Gerard Kaiko
University of Newcastle
"Delineating the function of the epithelial barrier in mucosal diseases using stem cell technology"Dr Heather Lee
13-JulProf Andrew Hill
La Trobe University
"The role of extracellular vesicles in neurodegenerative diseases"Dr Heather Lee
20-JulDr Shelley Forrest
University of Sydney 
"Frontotemporal degeneration: recent developments in pathology and pathogenesis"Dr Phil Jobling
27-Jul
Caves Theatre HMRI
12:30-1:30
A/Prof John Stambas
Deakin University
"Understanding host responses to improve influenza virus immunity"Prof Phil Hansbro
3-AugJason Woods
University of Newcastle

Prathima Bangaraswamaiah Nagendra
University of Newcastle

'Respiratory Chlamydia Infections and Alzheimer’s Disease'

"Uncovering Stage 0 of serous ovarian cancer"

A/Prof Liz Milward

Dr Pradeep Tanwar 

10-AugAbdul Mannan
University of Newcastle
"Role of the tumour suppressor, PP2A-B55α, in breast cancer progression and therapy resistance"

Dr Nikki Verrills

17-Aug
Caves Theatre HMRI
11-12pm
Dr Helen Mcguire
University of Sydney

"Understanding health and disease through immune monitoring; utilising mass cytometry"

Dr Heather Lee
24-AugEbrahim Mahmoudi
University of Newcastle

Sarah Delforce
University of Newcastle
"Circular RNA dynamic regulation in neuronal function and schizophrenia"


“The Role of Intrauterine Tissue Renin-Angiotensin Systems in Pregnancy and Reproductive Health”

Prof Murray Cairns


Dr Kirsty Pringle

31-AugDr Benjamin Parker
University of Sydney
"Proteome- and lipidome-wide systems genetic analysis of metabolism"David Skerrett-Byrne
7-SepPedro Garcia Sobrinho
University of Newcastle

Ting La
University of Newcastle
"Investigation of protein-protein interaction and post-translation modification in different human isoforms of Tyrosine Hydroxylase (TH) protein"

"A genomic editing approach for purification of viable quiescent cancer cells"
A/Prof Phil DicksonProf Xu Dong Zhang
14-Sep

Arnab Ghosh
University of Newcastle

Dr Gerard Kaiko
University of Newcastle

"Looking through the tube: Secretory cells act as the oviductal epithelial stem/progenitor cells"


"Post-PhD directions"

Dr Pradeep Tanwar



Dr Heather Lee

21-Sep
CAVES THEATRE
HMRI
Prof Richard D'Andrea
University of South Australia
“Regulation and targeting of DNA repair in AML”Dr Heather Lee
28-SepConfirmation Day  
5-Oct

Dr Shalin Naik
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute


"Clonal biology"
Dr Heather Lee
12-OctNO SEMINAR - HMRI OPEN DAY  
19-OctSandra Rutting
University of Newcastle

Alex Xavier
University of Newcastle

'Dietary fatty acids induce robust innate immune responses in human lung cells'

"Identification of new causative genes in inherited colorectal"

Prof Phil Hansbro


Dr Heather Lee 
26-Oct

Dr Jane Bourke
Monash University

"Into the silent zone: using precision-cut lung slices to identify improved therapeutic strategies targeting small airways in chronic lung diseases"

Dr Heather Lee
1-Nov
Moss Room
HMRI
3-4pm
Dr James Gern
University of Wisconsin
"Rhinoviruses and the Onset of Childhood Asthma?"A/Prof Nathan Bartlett
16-NovConfirmation Day  

21-Nov
WEDNESDAY
SPECIAL SEMINAR

MSW414 12-1pm

Prof Victor Nurcombe
A*STAR Research Institute Singapore
“Translating Sugars into Medicines: A Tale of Biomedical Research, Heparan Sulfates, Growth Factors and my Impending Death”Prof Hubert Hondermarck
30-NovDr Kirsten Coupland
University of Newcastle

‘Developing a Notch3-targeting immunotherapy for CADASIL’

Prof Neil Spratt

4-Dec
MONDAY
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
12-1pm

Prof Damir Janigro
Case Western Reserve University, USA
“Blood-Brain Barrier in Health & Disease”Dr Adjanie Patabendige
7-DecA/Prof Dan Ohtan Wang
Kyoto University, Japan
'Emerging Neuro-epitranscriptomics'

Prof Murray Cairns

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