Seminars

Seminars

 

Our seminar programme is intended to foster collaborative links between the CCB and researchers within Australia and internationally. All researchers are welcome to attend.

Seminars take place on Thursday afternoons, 12pm - 1pm, at the Robson Lecture Theatre (Level 1, Eleanor Harrald Building). Seminar conveners are Assoc Prof Claudine Bonder and Dr Cameron Bracken. 

22 June Professor Ramon Varcoe
Director of the Vascular Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital
The Conundrum of Restenosis After Contemporary Endovascular Revascularisation for Peripheral Artery Disease: Methods of Prevention and Unmet Needs
Host: Claudine Bonder
Wednesday
28 June
Special Seminar (Robson lecture theatre 12-1pm)
Dr Andrew Deans
Head, Genome Stability Unit, St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research
Repair of chemotherapy induced DNA damage by the Fanconi Anaemia pathway
Host: Hamish Scott
29 June Professor Thomas Preiss
Leader - RNA Biology Group, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
Host: Cameron Bracken
6 July Dr Kelly Smith
Group Leader, Genomics of Development and Disease Division; Investigator, Centre for Rare Diseases Research, The University of Queensland
Understanding the genetic regulation of cardiac form and function
Host: Quenten Schwarz
13 July Dr Rachel Hill
NHMRC Career development fellow / Head, Behavioural Neuroscience Laboratory, Monash University
Utilizing animal models to understand the molecular biology underlying psychiatric illness
Host: Quenten Schwarz
27 July Dr Michael Buchert 
Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Melbourne
Host: Michael Samuel
3 August Professor Christine Wells
Professor of Stem Cell Systems and Director of the University of Melbourne Centre for Stem Cell Systems
CAGEing monocyte and macrophage diversity
Host: Natasha Harvey
10 August Dr Christine Chaffer
Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Host: Greg Goodall
17 August Professor Rik Thompson
Associate Director, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Translational Research Institute (TRI)
Probing the molecular and cellular basis of breast cancer risk associated with mammographic density: A within breast comparative approach.
Host: Michael Samuel
24 August A/Prof Gyorgy Hutvagner
ARC Future Fellow, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Centre for Health Technologies, University of Technology, Sydney 
Host: Cameron Bracken
31 August Dr Pascal Duijf
Senior Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Host: Loretta Dorstyn
12 October Prof Tony Cunningham
Executive Director, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and the Institute's Centre for Virus Research
Host: Cameron Bracken
19 October Prof Cezmi Akdis
Director of the Swiss Institute for Allergy and Asthma Research, Switzerland
Host: Claudine Bonder
2 November Dr Nicholas Huntington
Laboratory Head, Molecular Immunology, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
IL-15: The cornerstone of NK cell cancer immunotherapy
Host: Cameron Bracken
23 November A/Prof Zane Andrews
Head, Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Host: Quenten Schwarz
7 December Dr Shigeki Sugii
Group Leader, Fat Metabolism and Stem Cell Group, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, A*STAR |Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorder Program, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
Host: Michael Samuel
14 December Prof Matthew Cook
Professor of Medicine, Australian National University; Director of Immunology, The Canberra Hospital
Host: Cameron Bracken