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 

1 Nov 2018 Dr Maté Biro
EMBL Australia Group Leader - Cell Motility and Mechanobiology, The University of New South Wales
Mechanobiology of cytotoxic T cell and tumour cell movements and interactions
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