3.30–4.30pm 5 August 2016
Shaun Lehmann, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU
Phylogenetic studies of mitochondrial genomes have played an important role in exploring human evolution, migration patterns, and the relationships between...
12–1pm 5 August 2016
Dr Sarah-Jane Dawson, Molecular Biomarkers and Translational Genomics Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC
Cell-free circulating DNA containing tumor-specific sequences can be identified in the plasma of...
12–1pm 3 August 2016
Kathryn McKeon, The Vinuesa Group
Investigating how genetic variants in BANK1 and BLK lead to a loss of B cell tolerance
Anselm Enders, The Enders Group
BCR signalling in SPP2A deficiency
12–1pm 29 July 2016
Professor John Rasko AO, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Head, Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program, Centenary Institute, Head of Department, Cell & Molecular Therapies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital...
3.30–4.30pm 28 July 2016
Deriving murine transformed hepatocytes in primary culture: novel technique and potential utility.
Dr Sharon Pok, ANUMS
This seminar will be followed by drinks in the Tea Room
12–1pm 27 July 2016
Katharine Bassett, The Vinuesa Group, JCSMR: Exploring the role of a novel gene variant in Lupus Pathogenesis
Brigette Boast,The Enders Group, JCSMR: PAX5 in B cell and tumor development
12–1pm 22 July 2016
Dr Kelli McDonald, Antigen Presentation Laboratory and Immunoregulation, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Qld.
Chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) is currently the major cause of non-relapse mortality...
12–1pm 21 July 2016
Dr Partha Pratim Das, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
The roles of histone demethylases (HDMs) in ESCs identity are incompletely defined. In this study, we showed that...
3.30–4.30pm 15 July 2016
Reed A. Cartwright, Arizona State University, USA
Studying the process of de novo mutation from deep-sequencing of related samples is a difficult task. Because de novos are rare, artifacts generated by experimental and...
10.30–11.30am 12 July 2016
Professor John Barbur, Applied Vision Research Centre, The Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Vision Sciences, City University London, UK
Significant advances in our understanding of the genetics of colour vision make it possible...
9am–4.30pm 5 July 2016
Hear how European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Australia researchers are contributing to Australia’s research output. This is a great opportunity for early career researchers to come and hear internationally...
5.30–6.15pm 4 July 2016
Professor Matthias Hentze, Director, EMBL, Heidelberg and Co-Director, University of Heidelberg Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit, Heidelberg, Germany
The molecular life sciences and biomedical research can help address key...
3.30–4.30pm 1 July 2016
SMBE Practice Presentations:15 minutes presentations in random order:
Maja Adamska: Transcriptional activation of Wnt and TGF-beta signaling pathways in regeneration of sponges
Yicheng Zhu: Diagnostic sequence motifs...
12–1pm 1 July 2016
Dr Clare Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Genetic variations in both host and pathogen underlie outcome to infection. Dr Clare Smith has developed a “dual-genome” system to...
3.30–4.30pm 30 June 2016
Pax5 in B-cells and B-ALL development
Associate Professor Anselm Enders
The Seminar will be followed by drinks in the Tea Room
12–1pm 29 June 2016
Immunology Seminar series 2016
Role of DOCK2 in control of herpes viral infection
The missing link between endoplasmic reticulum stress and oxidative stress in Type 2 Diabetes...
5.30–6.15pm 27 June 2016
Award of the Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research
Awarded to: Professor Doug Hilton, Director, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Following the Award, Professor Hilton will present a...
5.30–6.15pm 27 June 2016
Professor Doug Hilton,Director, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
Monday 27 June
5.30–6.15pm followed by refreshments
The Finkel Lecture Theatre, 131 Garran Road, ANU, Acton...
3.30–4.30pm 23 June 2016
Predicting cognitive decline in aging: genetic, environmental and lifestyle risk factors
Mr Shea Andrews
PhD Student, The Easteal Group – Genome Diversity & Health
Department of Genome Sciences...
12–1pm 22 June 2016
Ms Thilaga Velusamy, The Tscharke Group, JCSMR
Can ICP47 hide HSV from CD8+ T cells?
Dr Ian Parish, The Goodnow Group, JCSMR
Mutagenesis screening for novel regulators of CD8+ T cell function