Past events

12–1pm 2 October 2015
Dr Mitchell O’Connell,  University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. The CRISPR-associated protein Cas9 is an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease that uses RNA–DNA complementarity to identify target sites for...
12–1pm 25 September 2015
Dr Brian Billups, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, Canberra, ACT. Neurons in the brain release large quantities of neurotransmitters, which stimulate receptors on their neighbours...
12–1pm 21 September 2015
Dr Kim Good-Jacobson, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC. Dr Kim Good-Jacobson investigates chromatin and transcriptional modifications underlying diversification and selection of...
12–1pm 18 September 2015
Professor Peter Koopman, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. Exactly 25 years have passed since the discovery of Sry, the Y-chromosomal gene responsible for directing male development...
12–1pm 11 September 2015
Professor Angel Lopez, Head, Cytokine Receptor Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Biology, Adelaide, SA. The βc cytokines stimulate the production and function of myeloid cells and dendritic cells thus bridging innate and adaptive...
12–1pm 4 September 2015
Dr Chris Jolly, DNA Repair Group, Centenary Institute, Sydney, NSW. Dr Chris Jolly started his research career as a PhD student in agricultural research in the CSIRO to identify a new gene important for wheat quality. This...
11am–12pm 4 September 2015
Gene Expression from single cells, Pathway analysis and digital PCR on the QuantStudioTM 12K Flex (available at the ACRF Biomolecular Resource Facility). Presented by Yash Tiwari PhD – Field Application Scientist. Seminar...
12.30–1.30pm 2 September 2015
Professor Jenny Martin, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. Women comprise more than half of science PhD graduates and early career researchers, but less than 20% of senior academics in...
5.30–6.15pm 31 August 2015
Dr Anselm Enders, Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU. Throughout my career my research has focused on understanding the pathogenesis of human primary...
10am–3pm 29 August 2015
The John Curtin School of Medical Research will open its doors to the public from 10am - 3pm on Saturday 29 August. The School continues a 65 year tradition of excellence in medical research. Join us on Open Day to see displays...
12–1pm 14 August 2015
Associate Professor John Silke, Cell Signalling and Cell Death Division, The Walter and Eliza Hall Insitute of Medical Research, Melbourne, VIC. Resistance to chemotherapy is a major problem in cancer treatment and frequently...
10am–12pm 11 August 2015
Latest Supplier News: NEW! NEBuilder® HiFi DNA Assembly Master Mix for seamless assembly of multiple DNA fragments, regardless of fragment length or end compatibility. NEBNext Library Quant kit - qPCR-based NGS library...
9am 11 August – 5pm 14 August 2015
The Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting (CHARM) will be held in the Canberra Hospital Auditorium from Tuesday, August 11th to Friday, August 14th 2015. This cross institutional meeting is held each year as a joint venture...
2–3pm 29 July 2015
Dr Elizabeth Gardiner, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC. Dr Elizabeth Gardiner is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow in the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases at Monash University. She has...
5.30–6.15pm 27 July 2015
Professor Emily Banks, Research School of Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU. Australia is a world leader in tobacco control and currently has one of the lowest rates of smoking in the world...
3.30–4.15pm 23 July 2015
Dr Wei Wei, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. Epigenetic mechanisms are critically involved in regulating gene expression underlying learning and memory. Dynamic variation in DNA methylation...
2.30–3.15pm 22 July 2015
Melissa Kelley, Ph.D., R&D Manager, GE Healthcare Dharmacon, Inc. GE Dharmacon has revolutionised the field of RNA synthesis with the introduction of 2’- ACE synthesis chemistry. As leaders in custom RNA synthesis, GE...
12.40–1.50pm 9 July 2015
As part of the ‘Stepping Up’ Ceramic Triennale, a free lunchtime talk by artist Loretta Picone will take place on Thursday 9 July, 12.40-1.50pm, in the JCSMR Foyer. My clay practice is ever-evolving, transdisciplinary...
12–1pm 3 July 2015
Associate Professor Grant Drummond, Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, Clayton, VIC. In 1970, Professor Austin Doyle published the intriguing finding that essential hypertension in humans is associated with elevated...
5.30–6.15pm 29 June 2015
Professor Archie Clements, Director, Research School of Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU. The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has changed over the past decades with...

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