2–3pm 28 February 2012
Applicant for Position of Director, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience.
Professor Andrea Brand, FRS FMedSci, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute and Department of...
12–1pm 24 February 2012
Professor Wieland Huttner, Max Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.
Current research on cell biological basis of mammalian neurogenesis: CNS neurons originate from neuroepithelial cells. We...
3.30–4.30pm 23 February 2012
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea, PhD, Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.
Dr Evans-Galea leads a translational research program which centers on developing novel biomarkers and...
6–7pm 21 February 2012
Peter A. Jones, PhD, DSc
Distinguished Professor of Urology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.
Professor Jones was born in South Africa, raised and attended...
12–1pm 20 February 2012
Dr Malcolm King, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health, Edmonton, Canada.
Dr Malcolm King, a member of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation (Ontario, Canada), is a health researcher at...
12–1pm 17 February 2012
Presentation of the Fenner Medal and the Dewar Milne Prize in Immunology.
Dr Katrina Randall, Clinical Immunologist, The Canberra Hospital and Visiting Fellow, Department of Immunology, JCSMR.
The Frank Fenner Medal is awarded...
3.30–4.30pm 6 February 2012
Dr Ruth Empson, Department of Physiology, School of Medical Science, University of Otago.
Pre-synaptic calcium dynamics are critical for neurotransmitter release and synapse facilitation. Using a combination of pre-synaptic fast...
12–1.30pm 3 February 2012
Dr Atsuo Sasaki, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US
Impact of GTP-metabolism on cancer and metabolic disease.
Numerous human diseases, including cancer and metabolic diseases, stem from aberrations in cellular...
3.30–4.30pm 2 February 2012
Professor Jonathan D. Victor, Fred Plum Professor, Neurology and Neuroscience Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
A central problem in systems neuroscience is to understand the nature of computations by neural networks. The...
12–1pm 20 January 2012
Dr Kylie Quinn, Fellow, Vaccine Research Centre, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
Kylie Quinn is a Visiting Fellow in the Cellular Immunology Section lead by Robert Seder at the National Institutes of Health...
9.30am–2.45pm 17 January 2012
9:30 – 10:30 am
Dr Ian Cockburn
Research Associate, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, US
Title: “Visualizing Immunity to Malaria Liver States”
Morning tea will be...