Past events

3.30–4.30pm 16 April 2015
Dr Ana Pengelly, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK. To directly investigate the function of histone post-translational modifications in a metazoan, we use a system that permits the...
12–1pm 10 April 2015
Associate Professor Brendan McMorran, Genetics and Infectious Diseases Group, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU Survival to malarial infection has been a major driver in the evolutionary history of humans, but...
12–1pm 27 March 2015
Professor Geoffrey Goodhill, Computational, Systems and Developmental Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute, Brisbane, QLD. Professor Goodhill did a Joint Honours BSc in Mathematics and Physics at Bristol University (UK),...
6pm 25 March 2015
Artist James Turrell is adamant everyone, even the colour-blind, sees exactly the same thing when they slide into the kaleidoscopic centrepiece of his retrospective The Perceptual Cell. But visual neuroscientist Trevor Lamb, (...
12–1pm 20 March 2015
Professor Paul Martin, Sydney medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW. Paul R. Martin received his PhD in Physiology at Sydney in 1986. Following postdoctoral work in Germany, in 1992 he joined Faculty at the...
10am–2pm 20 March 2015
The John Curtin School of Medical Research is pleased to present the first Trade Display Expo for 2015. The Trade Display Expo will give you a unique opportunity to explore new equipment, ask questions of the visiting...
12–1pm 27 February 2015
Associate Professor Brett Lidbury, Genomics and Predictive Medicine Group, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, Canberra, ACT. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), is an illness...
10–11.30am 27 February 2015
Kirilee Caston is living with a rare and invisible disease. Kirilee, who works at the Australian Phenomics Facility (APF), is inviting members of the ANU community to a morning tea on Friday 27 February to raise awareness and...
5.30–6.30pm 23 February 2015
Professor Simon Foote, Director, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU Advances in the field of genetics are being used to progress personalised medicine that will benefit people in developed nations. Some questions...
12–1pm 20 February 2015
Professor Matthias W. Hentze, Director, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany. RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) are involved in all steps of gene expression from transcription to translation and RNA decay....
12–1pm 13 February 2015
Dr Jurg Muller,  Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany. Jürg Müller studied biology at the University of Zürich where he received his PhD in 1991. For his post-doctoral studies, he joined the laboratory of...
10–11am 12 February 2015
Associate Professor Marcel Dinger (Head, KCCG), David Miller (Team Leader, Genome Sequencing, KCCG) and Dr Warren Kaplan (Chief of Informatics, Garvan). In January 2014, it was announced that the Garvan Institute would be one of...
12–1pm 6 February 2015
Dr Candice Lee from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, will be presented with the Fenner Medal and the Dewar Milne Prize in Immunology. After the presentation she will give a seminar entitled 'Understanding...
12–1pm 11 December 2014
Professor Stephen Dalton, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Georgia, US. Pluripotent stem cells have the capacity to differentiate into all cell types of the adult but mechanisms underpinning how stem cells...
6.30–9pm 8 December 2014
Surviving Earth is an Australian documentary built around interviews with the Late Professor Tony McMichael, Professor Tim Flannery, Professor Ian Lowe, Dr Ian Dunlop, Professor Paul Ehrlich and Bindi Irwin among others on the...
12–1pm 5 December 2014
Professor Phillip Hugenholtz, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. The majority of microbial species cannot be easily obtained in pure culture. This...
3–3.40pm 28 November 2014
Professor Jaques Banchereau, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Immunological Sciences. The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Jacues Banchereau received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Paris in 1980. He...
1.50–2.30pm 28 November 2014
Professor Virginia Pascual, MD PhD Director, Center for Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases; Director, Center for Personalized Medicine (Baylor Research Institute). Virginia Pascual was born in Madrid, Spain and grew up in Ceuta...
1–4.15pm 28 November 2014
To celebrate the recent announcement of NH...
12–1pm 28 November 2014
Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects around 250,000 Australians. The condition can be...

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