Past events

12–1pm 27 October 2015
Rupert Yip, PhD, Director, Ingenuity Variant Analysis Product Line, Qiagen Ingenuity. Including: Introduction to Ingenuity Knowledgebase technology Overview of IPA software and its capabilities Update on the new features of IPA...
5.30–6.15pm 26 October 2015
Professor Tim Senden, Director, The Research School of Physics and Engineering, ANU College of Physical...
12–1pm 23 October 2015
Dr Anne Bruestle, Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, Canberra. Autoimmune diseases are chronic conditions that occur when the immune system mounts a response against...
10.30–11.30am 21 October 2015
NanoString® is a new optical technology that directly counts molecules with zeptomole sensitivity and digital precision. It has many advantages over PCR and RNAseq for detecting DNA, mRNA, miRNA, lncRNA, gene fusions and...
9.30–10.30am 19 October 2015
Robert Balderas, Vice President of Market Development, BD Biosciences. CD4+ regulatory T (Treg) cells expressing CD25 and the transcription factor FoxP3 are indispensable for immunological self-tolerance and homeostasis. FoxP3+...
12–1pm 16 October 2015
Professor Michelle Haber AM, Executive Director, Children's Cancer Institute, Sydney, NSW. Despite the great improvement in survival rates for childhood cancer over recent decades, a number of malignancies remain refractory...
12–1pm 9 October 2015
Professor Dr med. Philipp A Lang, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany.
4–5pm 7 October 2015
Professor Fiona Karet, Medical Genetics, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge. Our kidneys are responsible for keeping many substances in the body in balance (such as salt, potassium, calcium and acid...
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...

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