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 Associate Professor Yeesim Khew-Goodall and Associate Professor Susan Branford 

4 Oct 2018 Dr Kate Poole
School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney
A cellular sense of touch: mechanotransduction at the cell-substrate interface
Host: Michael Samuel
11 Oct 2018 Prof Joe Trapani
Group Leader, Cancer Immunology Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Host: Tim Hercus
18 Oct 2018 Prof Helen Rizos
Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Macquarie University
Host: Yeesim Khew-Goodall
25 Oct 2018 Prof Richard Iggo 
Professor of Cell Biology, University of Bordeaux
Intraductal and organoid models of human breast cancer
Host: Sarah Boyle
1 Nov 2018 Dr Maté Biro
EMBL Australia Group Leader - Cell Motility and Mechanobiology, The University of New South Wales
Host: Michael Samuel
8 Nov 2018 Prof Nicole La Gruta
ARC Future Fellow, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
CD8+ T cell immunity: What Makes it & What Breaks it
Host: Natasha Harvey
15 Nov 2018 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
22 Nov 2018 Prof Glenn Marshall 
Paediatric Haematologist/Oncologist, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital; Professor of Paediatrics, University of NSW; Head, Molecular Carcinogenesis Program & Translational Research, Children’s Cancer Institute Australia; Director, Kids Cancer Alliance, Cancer Institute NSW 
Therapeutic and prevention strategies for high speed carcinogenesis in early life
Host: Yeesim Khew-Goodall
13 Dec 2018 Prof Matthias Ernst
Scientific Director, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute
Towards new therapies - Manipulating the tumour microenvironment
Host: Michael Samuel