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. Seminar conveners are Assoc Prof Claudine Bonder and Dr Cameron Bracken. 

19 October Prof Mubeccel Akdis(1) and Prof Cezmi Akdis(2) 
(1)Head of Immunodermatology, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), Switzerland
(2)Director, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), Switzerland"
(1)Mechanisms of immune tolerance to allergens: T and B regulatory cells
(2)Epithelial barrier in allergic disease: implications for prevention and treatment"

Host: Claudine Bonder
Venue: P3-20 - Playford Building (Level 3, Room 20) UniSA
20 October
Friday

2-3pm
Special Seminar
A/Prof Michelle Hill
Group Leader, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute; Principal Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
RNA motif-guided exosomal microRNA export regulated by caveolin-1
Host: Sharad Kumar
Venue: Large MID Room, L1, SA Pathology
23 October
Monday

4-5pm
Special Seminar
Prof Rajiv Kumar
Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Telomere length, TERT promoter mutations and melanoma risk
Host: Angel Lopez
Venue: G03 Lecture Theatre, Napier, UniSA
26 October A/Prof Joseph (Sefi) Rosenbluh E
Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Dep of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University; Director of Functional Genomics, The Hudson Institute 
Pooled genome wide CRISPR screens identify biological mechanisms and targets for cancer drug development
Host: Cameron Bracken
Venue: P3-20 - Playford Building (Level 3, Room 20) UniSA
2 November Dr Nicholas Huntington
Laboratory Head, Molecular Immunology, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
NK cell checkpoints in cancer
Host: Cameron Bracken
Venue: P3-20 - Playford Building (Level 3, Room 20) UniSA
23 November A/Prof Zane Andrews
Head, Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Host: Quenten Schwarz
Venue: Large MID Room, L1, SA Pathology
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
Venue: C4-16 - Centenary Building (Level 4, Room 16) UniSA
14 December Prof Matthew Cook
Professor of Medicine, Australian National University; Director of Immunology, The Canberra Hospital
Host: Cameron Bracken
Venue: C4-16 - Centenary Building (Level 4, Room 16) UniSA