Past events

10am–2pm 19 May 2012
Please join us on Saturday 19 May from 10-2pm to view the newly opened clinical research suites at The John Curtin School of Medical Research. Talk to a researcher about our studies into early childhood and adult obesity. Get...
12–1pm 17 May 2012
Dr Alon Chen, PhD, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. The biological response to stress is concerned with the maintenance of homeostasis in the presence of real or perceived challenges. This...
3.30–4.30pm 11 May 2012
Dr Lauren Howitt, Blood Vessel Group, Department of Neuroscience, JCSMR, ANU. Hypertension is the major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which itself is the leading cause of premature death worldwide. Hypertension is...
10–11am 11 May 2012
Dr Edward S Mocarski, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Department of Microbiology...
3.30–4.30pm 10 May 2012
Dr Ben Corry, Senior Lecturer, Transport Proteins and Computational Biophysics Lab, Research School of Biology, ANU. Ben Corry graduated with a PhD in Physics from the ANU, before taking up an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship and...
3.30–4.30pm 4 May 2012
Dr Corinne Carle, Visual Diagnostics Group, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience, JCSMR, ANU. Blinding diseases are a growing problem within our society. Glaucoma in particular, for which effective treatments are available, is...
3.30–4.30pm 27 April 2012
Assistant Professor Jack Waters, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, US. The neocortex contains huge numbers of cholinergic axons and acetylcholine (ACh), released by these axons, shapes neocortical...
10am–12.30pm 26 April 2012
Speakers include: Daniel Grant (Pfizer) Head, External Research...
3.30–4.30pm 20 April 2012
Mr Matt Rutar, Retinal Development and Aging Group, Eccles Institute of Neurscience, JCSMR, ANU Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a retinal disease which affects millions of individuals worldwide, and is the leading cause...
3.30–4.30pm 12 April 2012
Dr Nicole Norris, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomolecular Structure Group, Department of Translational Biosciences, JCSMR, ANU.
3.30–4.30pm 29 March 2012
Professor Stefan Broer, Head, Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry, RSB, ANU. Stefan studied Biochemistry at the University of Tuebingen/Germany from 1981 to 1986. He completed his Masters in 1987 and moved to the...
3–5pm 27 March 2012
  3.00 pm Suhyun Lee Understanding the pathological mechanism of antidepressant-induced weight gain 3.30 pm Ameet Mishra The fat - cancer connection: leptin, an adipocyte hormone, contributes to breast cancer 4.00 pm Minh-...
6.30–7.15pm 21 March 2012
Dr Seth Berkley, CEO, The GAVI Alliance. This lecture is free and open to the public. Dr Seth Berkley joined the GAVI Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation) as CEO in August 2011, as it launched its...
12–1pm 13 March 2012
Dr MK Bhan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. Dr MK Bhan has served as the Secretary of India’s Department of Biotechnology since 2004, spanning a period of remarkable growth and dynamism in...
10am–2pm 9 March 2012
The John Curtin School of Medical Research is pleased to present the first Trade Display Expo for 2012. The Trade Display Expo will give you a unique opportunity to explore new equipment, ask questions of the visiting...
1.30–2.30pm 7 March 2012
Applicant for Position of Director, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience. Professor Ashley Bush, Head, Oxidation Biology Laboratory, Mental Health Research Institute. Iron accumulates abnormally in affected neurons in Alzheimer...
11am–12pm 6 March 2012
Applicant for Position of Director, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience. Professor Barry J Dickson, Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria. How are innate behavioural repertoires pre-programmed into the nervous...
3.30–4.30pm 2 March 2012
Professor Dr Jens-Karl Eilers, Faculty of Medicine, Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology, Leipzig, Germany. The department of Neurophysiology investigates the roles of messenger substances in the brain and develops measuring...
11.15am–12.15pm 29 February 2012
Applicant for Position of Director, Eccles Institute for Neuroscience. Professor Ian D Forsythe, Department of Cell Physiology...
2–3pm 28 February 2012
Applicant for Position of Director, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience. Professor Andrea Brand, FRS FMedSci, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute and Department of...

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