Summer Seminars
School of Biomedical Sciences

Every weekday, until 28th Feb 2018
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The Summer Seminar Series captures those seminars occurring during January - February. A number of PhD Orations were held during this period and these have been listed, mostly retrospectively, so that the successes of our PhD candidates can be celebrated across the School.

January

Week 3

 
Friday, 19 January
Microbiology & Immunology

3:15-4:15 pm 
Avian and seasonal influenza: improving antibody-based immunity.
Hillary Vanderven, PhD Oration, Kent Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
→ PDI Auditorium

February

 

Week 1

 
Friday, 2 February
Microbiology & Immunlogy

3:15-4:15 pm
A killer education: how NK cells become licensed to kill
Shu Cheng Wong, PhD Oration, Brooks Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
→ PDI Auditorium

Week 2

 
Monday, 5 February
Microbiology & Immunology

3:15-4:15 pm 
Testing plasma IgA species for HIV disease progression prognosis and gut leakage diagnosis
Samar Omar Babkair, PhD Oration, Anderson & Robins-Browne Laboratories, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
→ PDI Auditorium
Friday, 9 February
Microbiology & Immunology

3:15-4:15 pm 
Following the HIV-1 RNA footprint in cells with latent provirus: reversing silent infection through Tat.
Michelle Lee, Phd Oration, Purcell Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
→ PDI Auditorium

Week 4

 
Monday, 19 February
Pharmacology & Therapeutics

12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Pediatric Medicines in the 21st century - Back to the future
Noel Cranswick, Royal Children's Hospital
→ Rand Theatre, Level 8, Medical Building
Tuesday, 20 February
Neuroscience

1:00 - 2:00 pm 
Development of monoclonal antibody with specificity for a toxic conformer of amyloid beta and its application toward the Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and therapeutics
Professor Kazuhiro Irie, Kyoto University
→ Ian Potter Auditorium, Ground Floor, Kenneth Myer Building 
Download the flyer for this seminar. 
Wednesday, 21 February
MDU PHL

11:00 - 12:00 pm 
Horsing around with genomics; a tail of two ponies (and their diseases)
Professor Matthew Holden, Infection and Global Health Division, School of Medicine, St Andrew’s, UK
→ Doherty Auditorium
Download the flyer for this seminar.
Friday, 23 February
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

11:00-12:00 pm 
Visualising each step of the recycling journey of the T cell receptor
Dr Jeremie Rossy, University of Konstanz, Germany
→ Bio21 Institute Auditorium
Download the flyer for this seminar.
Monday, 26 February
Pharmacology & Therapeutics

12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Motor neurone disease, progressive multiple sclerosis, and colorectal cancer: An introduction to the Crouch lab
Peter Crouch, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics 
→ Rand Theatre, Level 8, Medical Building
Tuesday, 27 February
Neuroscience

1:00 - 2:00 pm 
The p75 neurotrophin receptor is a necessary mediator of synaptic and behavioural changes induced by sleep deprivation
Dr Saji Kumar Sreedharan, National University of Singapore 
→ Ian Potter Auditorium, Ground Floor, Kenneth Myer Building 
Download the flyer for this seminar.