Seminars

Seminars 2017

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Leann Tilley
Head of Laboratory, Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne
Measuring and modelling malaria parasites
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Anthony Purcell
Deputy Head (Research), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University
Insidious or ingenious? New insights into the complexity of antigen presentation
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Ricky Johnstone
Associate Director, Laboratory Research Head of Gene Regulation Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Identifying and exploiting genetic and epigenetic dependencies in cancer
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Helen Truby
Head of Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food at Monash University
Nutrition in Pregnancy – a Tale of 3 Generations
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12-1pm
Dr Kara Britt
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Targeting the cells that mediate breast cancer risk to lower incidence
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Richard Boyd
Chief Scientific Officer, Cartherics Pty Ltd; Honorary Fellow, Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University
Next generation cellular immunotherapy: steering the CAR-T’s to the clinic
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Richard Saffery
Group Leader, Cancer and Disease Epigenetics from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
Epigenetics and early life programming of disease risk in humans
Level 3, Hudson Boardrooms A&B

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Elizabeth Hartland
University of Melbourne
Cell death and bacterial diarrhoea
MMC Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Katharina Gaus
UNSW
T cell receptor clustering – a mechanism of signal transduction
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Gilda Tachedijian
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, and Head of Life Sciences Discipline and Retroviral Biology and Antivirals Laboratory at Burnet Insitute
Role of the vaginal microbiota in HIV susceptibility
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Emad El Omar
Professor of Medicine at St George & Sutherland Clinical School, University of New South Wales and Editor in Chief of GUT
The role of the gut microbiota in health and disease
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Terry Johns
Research Group Head, Oncogenic Signalling, Hudson Institute of Medical Research; Professor of Cancer Biology, Monash University and Director of the Brain Cancer Discovery Collaborative
Novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of high grade glioma
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12-1pm
Dr Damien Hudson
Joint Head of Chromosome Research at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Chromosome structure, genome instability and disease
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 12-1pm
Associate Professor Nathan Pavlos
Deputy Director (Research) and Head, Cellular Orthopaedic Laboratory, Centre for Orthopaedic Research, School of Surgery, University of Western Australia
Sorting out the skeleton: the role of intracellular trafficking in bone homeostasis and disease
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Shelley Berger
Daniel S. Och University Professor at University of Pennsylvania and Director of Epigenetics Institute, Penn School of Medicine
Epigenetic pathways as targets in human disease
Level 2, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Translational Research Facility

Thursday, 8 February 2017, 12-1pm
Professor Patrick Tan
Professor of Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Genomic and Epigenetic Profiles of Asian Digestive Tract Cancers
Level 3, Hudson Boardrooms A&B

Seminars 2016

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Evan Simpson
Director Emeritus, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Honorary Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Monash University
Obesity, inflammation and the microbiome- partners in breast cancer risk
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre.

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Karen Chapman
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Glucocorticoids and fetal heart maturation:  implications for prematurity and fetal programming
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre.

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Bill Ballard
Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences , University of New South Wales
Diet influences the frequency of Drosophila mtDNA haplotypes in laboratory population cages: The incomplete story
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre.

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12-1pm
Associate Professor Tim Moss
Deputy Director, The Ritchie Centre; Research Group Head, Perinatal Inflammation
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Unravelling the effects of intrauterine inflammation on lung development
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre
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Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Chair, Paediatric Neurology Research, University of Melbourne and Florey Institute
Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Roger Pocock
Veski Innovation Fellow, Head Neuronal Development and Plasticity Laboratory, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Sharron Lewin
Director, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
Lecture Theatre 1
Tackling HIV persistence: tickle, shock or kill

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Trevor Lithgow
ARC Australian Laureate Fellow,
Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Colby Zaph
Veski Innovation Fellow, Head Mucosal Immunity and Inflammation Lab,
Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Paul Hertzog
Director, Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases, Hudson Institute
Lecture Theatre 1

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 12-1pm
Professor Jenny Graves
Distinguished Professor,
School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University
Lecture Theatre 1