Past events

10–11am 12 February 2015
Associate Professor Marcel Dinger (Head, KCCG), David Miller (Team Leader, Genome Sequencing, KCCG) and Dr Warren Kaplan (Chief of Informatics, Garvan). In January 2014, it was announced that the Garvan Institute would be one of...
12–1pm 6 February 2015
Dr Candice Lee from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, will be presented with the Fenner Medal and the Dewar Milne Prize in Immunology. After the presentation she will give a seminar entitled 'Understanding...
12–1pm 11 December 2014
Professor Stephen Dalton, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Georgia, US. Pluripotent stem cells have the capacity to differentiate into all cell types of the adult but mechanisms underpinning how stem cells...
6.30–9pm 8 December 2014
Surviving Earth is an Australian documentary built around interviews with the Late Professor Tony McMichael, Professor Tim Flannery, Professor Ian Lowe, Dr Ian Dunlop, Professor Paul Ehrlich and Bindi Irwin among others on the...
12–1pm 5 December 2014
Professor Phillip Hugenholtz, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. The majority of microbial species cannot be easily obtained in pure culture. This...
3–3.40pm 28 November 2014
Professor Jaques Banchereau, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Immunological Sciences. The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Jacues Banchereau received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Paris in 1980. He...
1.50–2.30pm 28 November 2014
Professor Virginia Pascual, MD PhD Director, Center for Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases; Director, Center for Personalized Medicine (Baylor Research Institute). Virginia Pascual was born in Madrid, Spain and grew up in Ceuta...
1–4.15pm 28 November 2014
To celebrate the recent announcement of NH...
12–1pm 28 November 2014
Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects around 250,000 Australians. The condition can be...
12–1pm 21 November 2014
Congratulations to Dr Stephen Daley who has been awarded the inaugural Gordon Ada Early Career Researcher Award. The Award is to early career researchers at the JCSMR who have made major contributions to biomedical research....
12–1pm 14 November 2014
Professor Ian Hickie, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW. A major challenge for early intervention for major mood disorders is identifying phenotypes that predict poor long-term mental and...
10.30–11.30am 10 November 2014
Dr Christian Henneberger, University of Bonn, Germany. In the brain, information is transmitted between neurons at chemical synapses. Plastic changes of this synaptic transmission are thought to represent the cellular mechanism...
12–1pm 31 October 2014
Professor Joseph Trapani, Peter Mac Cancer Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC. Joe Trapani received his medical degree in 1977 and his PhD in 1985, from The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He completed...
5.30–7pm 27 October 2014
Dr Anneke Blackburn, Cancer Metabolism and Genetics Group, Department of Molecular Bioscience, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU. It was first recognized in the 1930s that cancer cells use glucose differently to...
12–1pm 24 October 2014
CANCELLED Professor Jose Villadangos, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC José Villadangos is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the...
9am 20 October – 5pm 21 October 2014
The 16th Frank & Bobbie Fenner Conference - 20-21 October 2014 Latest DNA sequencing technologies now allow systematic linking of genomic variation in humans to disease phenotypes. How will we best use mouse models to...
12–1pm 17 October 2014
Dr Linda Wakim, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC Dr Wakim obtained her PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2009 in the laboratory of Prof Francis Carbone. After receiving...
12–1pm 10 October 2014
Professor Edna Hardeman, Head, Neuromuscular and Regenerative Medicine Unit, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW. The Neuromuscular and Regenerative Medicine Unit (NRMU) is engaged in a range of...
12–1pm 9 October 2014
Professor Juan-Manuel Anaya, MD, PhD, Head, Center for Autoimmune Diseases Research (CREA), Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia Juan-Manuel Anaya received his MD from the Medical Faculty of Rosario University, in Bogotá,...

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