Past events

3–4pm 20 September 2013
Dr Mong-Hong Lee, Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (UTMDACC) and faculty member at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences...
12–1pm 20 September 2013
Professor Rajiv Khanna, Director, Australian Centre for Vaccine Development, Senior Principal Research Fellow (NH...
10am–2pm 20 September 2013
The John Curtin School of Medical Research is pleased to present the third Trade Display Expo for 2013. The Trade Display Expo will give you a unique opportunity to explore new equipment, ask questions of the visiting...
3–4pm 16 September 2013
Professor David McConkey, Professor of Urology and Cancer Biology, Director for Urological Research, and Deputy Division Head for Research (Surgery) at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, US. Using whole...
2–3pm 16 September 2013
Dr Rafael Casellas, Chief, Genomics and Immunity Section and Acting Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Immunogenetics, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health. Adjunct Investigator at the Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer...
12–1pm 13 September 2013
Patrick Tam is the Deputy Director and Head of the Embryology Research Unit at the Children's Medical Research Institute. He is a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of...
12–1pm 6 September 2013
Professor Charles Mackay, Department of Immunology, Monash University. Charles Mackay is an immunologist working on the molecular basis of immune responses, particularly inflammatory responses. His research focuses on mechanisms...
12–1pm 30 August 2013
Postponed until 2014. Hijacking cancer cell survival pathways to keep neurons alive after brain injury and its potential use for treatment Professor Seong-Seng Tan, Division Head, Brain Development Regeneration, Florey Institute...
10am 30 August – 3pm 31 August 2013
The John Curtin School of Medical Research will open its doors to the public from 10am - 3pm on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 August as part of our celebrations of the Centenary of Canberra. The School continues a 65 year tradition...
12–1.23pm 23 August 2013
Assistant Professor Timothy Bredy, Queensland Brain Institute. My work on memory and cognition is driven by a strong interest in understanding how environmental cues and experience translate into long-term memories. In recent...
12–1pm 16 August 2013
Dr Murray Whitelaw, School  of Molecular and Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide. Associate Prof Murray Whitelaw undertook BSc(Hons) in organic chemistry at the University of Melbourne, followed by a stint as a...
12–1pm 9 August 2013
Professor Narci Teoh,  School of Clinical Medicine, ANU Medical School and Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research Unit, The Canberra Hospital. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a fatal malignancy that ranks amongst the top...
12–1pm 2 August 2013
Associate Professor Barry Slobedman, Westmead Millenium Institute of Medical Research. Associate Professor Barry Slobedman obtained a BSc (with Honours) and a PhD in molecular virology from the University of Adelaide, studying...
12–1pm 26 July 2013
Professor Philip Hogg, Director, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, The University of New South Wales. Protein action in nature is largely controlled by the amount of protein made and by chemical modifications. Once proteins are made...
5–5.40pm 18 July 2013
Professor Martin Pera, The University of Melbourne and Stem Cells Australia. Professor Martin Pera is the Program Leader of Stem Cells Australia. Professor Pera was among a small number of researchers who pioneered the isolation...
1–1.40pm 18 July 2013
Professor Michael Cowley, Department of Physiology, Monash University, Melbourne. Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in Australia. Less than one third of the Australian adult population has normal weight....
5–5.40pm 17 July 2013
Dr Matthew Rimmer, Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture, ANU. This presentation considers the legal and public policy debate over patent law and stem cell research. It examines the relationship between...
5–5.40pm 16 July 2013
Dr Bernard Tuch, Diabetes Therapy Project, CSIRO. Diabetes is a challenging problem for public health worldwide. It is a chronic disorder in which a person has high blood sugar. Blood sugar levels are controlled by insulin, which...
5–5.40pm 15 July 2013
Professor Klaus Matthaei, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU. It was understood as early as in Greek Mythology that certain organs could regenerate after damage, as described by Zeus punishing Prometheus for stealing...
8.30am 15 July – 5.30pm 18 July 2013
From Monday 15-Thursday 18 July 2013, The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at The Australian National University, will host the 4th  Bootes Course on Translational Medicine: The Pathway from Discovery to...

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