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, 12-1pm in room HB8-18. Seminar conveners are Dr Guillermo Gomez and Associate Professor Susan Branford 

22 January Dr Daniel Thomas
Instructor, Stanford Cancer Institute
Precision Medicine for Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Metabolomic and Bioinformatic Tools for Designing Mutation-Specific Therapies
Host: Angel Lopez
21 February A/Prof Nikola Bowden
DNA Repair Group Leader, Vanessa McGuigan HMRI Research Fellow in Ovarian Cancer; School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health & Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute
Repurposing chemotherapy to exploit DNA repair, epigenetics and the immune system for cancer treatment
Host: Claudine Bonder
28 February Prof Didier Stainier
Director, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Host: Natasha Harvey
14 March Prof Vanessa Hayes
Lab Head, Human Comparative and Prostate Cancer Genomics, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Host: Sue Branford
28 March Prof Tony Papenfuss
Head, Computational Biology, WEHI
Host: Sue Branford
4 Aril Prof Sarah-Jane Dawson
Head, Molecular Biomarkers Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Host: Sue Branford
11 April A/Prof Ross Dickins
Lab Head, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, Monash University and Alfred Hospital
Overcoming the differentiation block in acute leukemias
Host: Sue Branford
16 May Dr Kara Britt
Group Leader, Cancer Genetics & Genomics Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Hormone sensing progenitor cells in the breast underlie cancer risk
Host: Sue Branford