12–1pm 24 May 2017
Henry Sutton, The Cockburn Group, JCSMR
Does affinity determine Malaria Specific B cell Fate
Alicia Wilson, The Bruestle Group, JCSMR
12–1pm 25 May 2017
Rohan Williams, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, National University of Singapore
Understanding the composition and function of complex microbial communities remains a key goal of applied microbial...
12–1pm 26 May 2017
Dr WM (Steve) Lee, Senior Lecturer/ARC DECRA, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
Since Antonie Leeuwenhoek and Robert Hooke opened our eyes to an animated world of microbes using polished lenses, light microscopy...
5.30–6.15pm 29 May 2017
Professor Joan Leach, Director, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), ANU
The 1960s were a heady decade for ‘selling’ Big Science to global publics. Medical research was included in...
12–1pm 2 June 2017
Professor Paul A Gleeson, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
The Golgi apparatus is a highly dynamic organelle at...
12–1pm 9 June 2017
Associate Professor Ross Laybutt, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, NSW
Type 2 diabetes arises in subjects with islet beta cells that are susceptible to dysfunction and death under conditions of high insulin demand...
12–1pm 16 June 2017
Dr Minni Änkö, Head - RNA Processing in Health and Disease Laboratory, Biomedicine Discovery Institute/Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
The life and function of RNA is...
12–1pm 23 June 2017
Dr Amee George, Manager, ACRF Target and Drug Discovery Platform, JCSMR
High throughput screening (HTS) is a way of rapidly assessing a large number of candidate compounds or genetic modulators to identify those which can...
12–1pm 30 June 2017
Professor Ricky Johnstone received his PhD from the University of Melbourne in 1993 and after a postdoc at Harvard Medical School returned to Melbourne to establish the Gene Regulation Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer...
12–1pm 21 July 2017
Dr Kaylene Young, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, TAS
Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs) remain as immature cells in the mature brain, where they continue to divide and generate new oligodendrocytes throughout...
8am 1 August – 8pm 4 August 2017
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CHARM is the premier conference for the communication and translation of health related research practice in the ACT.
The conference showcases health and medical research from across the region...
12–1pm 4 August 2017
Professor Sally Dunwoodie, Head, Embryology Laboratory, Victor Chang Cardiac Research institute, Sydney, NSW
Birth defects are present in 3-6% of live born babies and in greater numbers in those that die during gestation....
12–1pm 11 August 2017
Professor Sean Grimmond, Director & The Bertalli Chair in Cancer Medicine, University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research, Melbourne, VIC
12–1pm 22 September 2017
Professor David Vaux, Deputy Director and Joint Division Head, Cell Signalling and Cell Death, WEHI
Science is knowledge gained through repeated observation or experiment. It is communicated through publication of papers in...
12–1pm 27 October 2017
Dr Justin Boddey, NHMRC CDF2 Fellow, Laboratory Head, Infection and Immunity Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, VIC
Malaria parasites injected into the skin by a mosquito rapidly infect...
12–1pm 3 November 2017
Professor Ruth Ganss, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research/University of Western Australia
Intratumoral inflammation fosters angiogenesis and creates an immunosuppressive milieu. The self-amplifying loop of pro-...
12–1pm 10 November 2017
Professor Mark Smyth, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, QLD
Professor Mark Smyth is a Senior Scientist and Immunology Coordinator at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. He completed his PhD in 1988 and trained...