10.30–11.30am 19 February 2018
Professor Clare Bryant, PhD, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Clare Bryant is Professor of Innate Immunity at the University of Cambridge. She graduated in Physiology and Biochemistry, then...
12–1pm 9 February 2018
Professor Steve P Watson, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
The focus of the presentation will be on two platelet receptors, GPVI and CLEC-2,...
12–1pm 15 December 2017
Dr James Wang, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
Activated B cell like diffuse large B cell lymphoma (ABC-DLBCL) is an aggressive and incurable form of B cell malignancy. A hallmark...
12–1pm 8 December 2017
Dr Daniel Hu
Highly self-reactive T cells within the thymus undergo apoptosis when they encounter their cognate antigens, and so are “negatively selected” from the conventional T cell fate. This process occurs at...
3.30–4.30pm 7 December 2017
Dr Owen Marshall, Menzies Institue, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS
Dr Owen Marshall obtained his PhD in Professor Andy Choo’s group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in 2008, working on the...
3.30–4.30pm 1 December 2017
Dr Juliette Cheyne, Auditory Neurobiology Research Group/Synaptic Function Research Group, University of Auckland, New Zealand
5.30–6.15pm 27 November 2017
Evidence based medical and science policy is increasingly under pressure to bow to commercial pressures and political ideology. But surely not in Australia...?
Should academics respond by staying removed, &...
12–1pm 24 November 2017
Professor Lars Nitschke, PhD, Division of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Erlangen, Germany
The Nitschke group works on Siglec proteins, which are inhibiting receptors on immune cells that can bind sialic...
2–3pm 22 November 2017
Thilaga Velusamy, The Tscharke Group, JCSMR
Can ICP47 hide HSV from CD8+ T cells?
(Final PhD Presentation)
Please note the change of time for this week.
20–22 November 2017
The Cutting Edge Science Symposium on Genome Engineering for Cancer Treatment (The Frank and Bobbie Fenner Conference), will be held in Canberra 20-22 November 2017.
The symposium will explore the ...
12–1pm 17 November 2017
Professor Ryan Lister, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia.
Covalent modifications of DNA and histones...
5.30–6.15pm 14 November 2017
Professor Christopher Dobson, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
This Lecture is co-hosted by The Research School of Chemistry, The Research School of Population Health, and The John Curtin School...
12–1pm 10 November 2017
Professor Mark Smyth, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, QLD
Professor Mark Smyth is a Senior Scientist and Immunology Coordinator at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. He completed his PhD in 1988 and trained...
3.30–4.30pm 9 November 2017
Dr Chikako Ragan, The Preiss Group, JCSMR
3.30–4.30pm 3 November 2017
Dr Riccardo Natoli, The Natoli Group, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience, JCSMR, ANU
12–1pm 3 November 2017
Professor Ruth Ganss, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research/University of Western Australia
Intratumoral inflammation fosters angiogenesis and creates an immunosuppressive milieu. The self-amplifying loop of pro-...
6–7pm 1 November 2017
The 2017 Fenner Lecture, hosted by Federal Member for Fenner Dr Andrew Leigh, will be delivered by Professor Carola Vinuesa on Wednesday 1 November at The Shine Dome from 6-7pm.
Professor Vinuesa will discuss the progress...
12–1pm 1 November 2017
Mr Jonathan Roco, The Vinuesa Group, JCSMR
Where does class switch recombination occur?
5.30–6.15pm 30 October 2017
Professor David Tscharke, Head, Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, The John Curtin Schoool of Medical Research, ANU
Even when we are healthy, we are silent hosts for many viruses. Viruses from the herpes family...
12–1pm 27 October 2017
Professor John Christodoulou FAHMS, Chair of Genomic Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, and Head, Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research Group, and Director of the Genetics Research Theme, Murdoch...