2017 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, Newcastle Campus, Callaghan

NEW START TIME: Fridays 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)

Seminar enquiries : Kathryn Skelding

DateSpeakerTitleHost
10/03/2017 Prof Lindsay Brown
University of Southern Queensland
"Functional Foods in Hypertension and Obesity" Prof Peter Howe
17/03/2017 Prof Jin-Ah Park
Harvard School of Public Health
"Analysis and consequences of unjamming the epithelium" Prof Darryl Knight
24/03/2017

Prof. Gerald Muench
Western Sydney University

               "Chronic neuroinflammation and the secrets of parsley”                            A/Prof Estelle Sontag
7/04/2017 Dr Margaret O-Leary
University of Newcastle
“10 years of ASP (Australian Snakebite Project)” Dr Kathryn Skelding
THURSDAY
27/04/2017
BASDEN THEATRE
1:30 start

Dr Timothy Hore
University of Otago,
New Zealand

"CG methylation: Epigenetic Memory in Stem Cells and Divergent Vertebrates" Dr Heather Lee
12/05/2017 Dr Karl Iremonger
University of Otago,
New Zealand
"Plasticity in hypothalamic stress circuits" A/Prof Chris Dayas
2/06/2017

Dr. Kim-Anh Lê Cao
University of Queensland Diamantina Institute

"Multivariate methods for biomarker discovery, microbiome analysis and `omics data integration"Prof Jodie Simpson
9/06/2017 Assoc Prof Zane Andrews
Monash University
"How does the brain sense and respond to energy deficit" A/Prof Chris Dayas
16/06/2017

Dr Nikola Bowden
University of Newcastle

"Repurposing chemotherapy to exploit DNA repair, epigenetics and the immune system for cancer treatment" Dr Kathryn Skelding
23/06/2017 Renee Butcher & Sarah Pearson Building industry partnerships and opportunities available to our researchers Dr Kathryn Skelding
7/07/2017

James Pinkerton 1pm

"Identification of novel mechanisms and therapeutic targets in severe, steroid-resistant asthma"

Dr Jay Horvat

14/07/2017 Dr Daniel Wallace
Queensland University of Technology 
“Using genomic sequencing data to answer questions in metal-related disorders” A/Prof Liz Milward
21/07/2017

Dr Jean-Christophe Bourdon
University of Dundee, Scotland

"How do p53 isoforms define cell response to treatment independently of the TP53 gene mutation status?"

Dr Kelly Kiejda
28/07/2017
MSBW 414
Anatomy Library
                               Addiction and Pain Symposium A/Prof Chris Dayas
28/07/2017

Ritambhara Aryal

Seak Lin Ly

'Brain Iron Accumulation And Amyloid Deposition In The Iron-Alzheimer's Disease (Fe x AD) Mouse Model'

'Exploring the Relationship Between Iron-Related Gene Expressions and Brain Oligodendroglial Myelinating Capability through Single Cell RNAseq Data Analysis'
A/Prof Liz Milward
4/08/2017 Dr Emma Beckett
University of Newcastle 
"Gene-nutrient-environment interactions - implications for personalized nutrition and health" Dr Kathryn Skelding
7/8/2017
MONDAY
BASDEN THEATRE
2pm start
Prof Gert Storm
Utrecht University, Netherlands 
                                       "Will targeted nanomedicine face tomorrow?" Dr Susan Hua
11/08/2017

Khadem Ali 1pm

Shafiq Syed 1:30pm

‘Role of iron in the pathogenesis of lung disease’

'Uterine ageing and cancer'

Dr Jay Horvat

Dr Pradeep Tanwar

18/08/17
HMRI CAVES THEATRE 
2:00pm start

Celeste Harrison 2pm

A/Prof Mary Bebawy
2:30pm
University of Technology Sydney

                                  "Developing a novel model of lung cancer"

‘Drug pumps and vesicles- the complex face of cancer multidrug resistance’

Prof Phil Hansbro
25/08/2017 A/Prof Mark Baker
University of Newcastle

“Splicing up your sex life. Why men are failing to produce in the bedroom”

Rebecca Hood
Dr Kathryn Skelding
1/09/2017

Kelly Smith 1pm

"The role of calretinin positive interneurons in spinal sensory coding"

A/Prof Brett Graham
8/09/2017

Dr. Arne Ittner
Dementia Research Unit
UNSW

"Revealing new functions of tau through studying p38 MAP kinases"

Dr Jean-Marie Sontag
15/09/2017 Manish Kumar 1pm "Wnt signalling in germ cells and reproductive tract development" Dr Pradeep Tanwar
22/09/2017 Dr Danielle Bond
University of Newcastle 
"Natural and synthetic extracts / compounds show potent anti-pancreatic cancer activity in vitro" Dr Kathryn Skelding
6/10/2017 NA HMRI OPEN DAY  
9/10/2017
HMRI CAVES THEATRE 
1:30pm start
Dr Adam Walker
Monash University 

"Targeting neuroinflammation and the kynurenine pathway to treat cancer-associated cognitive impairment and depression"

Hosted by The Laboratory of Neuroimmunology
13/10/2017

Duc Nguyen 1pm


Yury Nikolaev 1:30pm

" Investigate the mechanism underlying early-life Chlamydia infection induced chronic lung disease"

"TRPC6 ion channel – mechanosensitive or not?"


Prof Phil Hansbro

Prof Derek Laver 

17/10/2017
HMRI CAVES THEATRE Tuesday  12-1pm
Dr Anthony Bosco
Telethon Kids Institute

"Role of IRF7 gene networks in asthma"


Prof Phil Hansbro

20/10/2017 Dr Amelia Tomkins
Heart Research Institute

"Recanalization, Reperfusion, and functional Recovery: 3Rs for preclinical stroke thrombolysis"

Prof. Neil Spratt
24/10/2017
TUESDAY 
11am - 1pm
  Sapphire Bioscience Morning Tea Mackenzie 
Labine-Romain
27/10/2017
1-1:30 
Jemma Mayall 1pm "The role of an Interferon-epsilon-mediated IL-15-natural killer cell axis in protection against Chlamydia female reproductive tract infections" Dr Jay Horvat 
3/11/2017 Dr Belinda Goldie
Monash University 

"miRNA, m6A, APA: Dynamic mechanisms of translation control"

Dr Kathryn Skelding

10/11/2017

HMRI CAVES
THEATRE

A/Prof Kate Schroder
Institute for Molecular Bioscience University of Queensland 
"Myeloid cell identity shapes inflammasome signalling pathways and cell death decisions" Prof Phil Hansbro
17/11/2017 Joshua Atkins  1pm

Michael Geaghan 1:30pm

"Utilising High-Resolution Genomics to Resolve the Genetic Complexity in Schizophrenia"

"Characterising schizophrenia-associated disruptions to microRNA regulation"


A/Prof Murray Cairns
Special Seminar
21/11/2017
TUESDAY
Professor Kian Fan Chung
Imperial College, London 

"Endotyping asthma"

Prof Phil Hansbro
24/11/2017 Rebecca Hood 1pm
 
Lauren Poppi 1:30pm

"Determining Factors Within Cerebrospinal Fluid That Influence Intracranial Pressure"

"Synaptic properties of the peripheral efferent vestibular system"

Prof. Neil Spratt

Prof Alan Brichta
1/12/2017 A/Prof Renée Turner
University of Adelaide
TBA Prof. Neil Spratt
8/12/2017

A/Prof James Bourne
Monash University

TBA Prof. Neil Spratt
15/12/2017 Kamal Dua 1:00pm
 
Mariam Adebayo 1:30pm 
TBA

TBA 
Prof Phil Hansbro
Dr Pradeep Tanwar

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