September Seminars School of Biomedical Sciences

Every day, until further notice
12am - 11:59pm

SEPTEMBER

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Week 1

  

Monday, 3 September

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

12:00 - 1:00pm

Ovarian cancer, mechanisms of primary and acquired drug resistance, and the role of BRCA1/2 and related mutations in ovarian cancer genetic risk and therapeutic response.

Prof David Bowtell, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

→ Rand Theatre, Level 8, Medical Building

 

Wednesday, 5 September

Physiology

12:00 - 1:00pm

The neural and dendritic activity underlying sensory-based behaviour

Dr Lucy Palmer, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

→ Alan Gilbert 109 - Theatre 2

 

Wednesday, 5 September

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

3:30 - 4:30pm

Deciphering Cell Death Signalling Pathways in Neuronal Excitotoxicity by Proteomics Approach

PhD Oration - Cheng Laboratory

Syeda Sadia Ameen, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne

→ Bio21 Institute Auditorium

Event flyer PDF, 551.68 KB

 

Friday, 7 September

Anatomy & Neuroscience

4:00 - 5:00pm

Understanding neuronal dedifferentiation in the Drosophila CNS

Dr Louise Cheng, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne

→ Frederic Wood Jones Theatre, Level 3, Medical Building

 

Week 2

  

Monday, 10 September

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

12:00 - 1:00pm

The physiological functions of RNA methylation and the pathological consequences of RNA methylation deficiency in adult organisms

Dr Jean-Michel Fustin, Kyoto University

→ Rand Theatre, Level 8, Medical Building

 

Wednesday, 12 September

Physiology

12:00 - 1:00pm

Who controls the conductor? Current perspectives of regulation of the AMP-activated protein kinase

A/Prof Jonathan Oakhill, St Vincent's Institute

→ Alan Gilbert 109 - Theatre 2

 

Wednesday, 12 September

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 - 1:00pm

Enabling discoveries using high throughput screening technologies

A/Prof Kaylene Simpson, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

→ Bio21 Institute Auditorium

Event flyer PDF, 1359.43 KB

 

Thursday, 13 September

Anatomy & Neuroscience

12:00 - 1:00pm

Imaging fast, big and deep... Problems and solutions

Prof Simon Watkins, Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh

→ ESJ King Theatre, Medical Building, Level 3 West

 

Friday, 14 September

Anatomy & Neuroscience

4:00 - 5:00pm

Identifying genetic determinants that regulate stress responsive behaviours

PhD Oration

Yvette Wilson, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne

→ Frederic Wood Jones Theatre, Level 3, Medical Building

 

Week 3

 

Wednesday, 19 September

Physiology

12:00 - 1:00pm

Metabolic control of cancer development and progression

Dr Kristin Brown, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

→ Alan Gilbert 109 - Theatre 2

Wednesday, 19 September

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 - 1:00pm

Super resolution: A closer look at formation of the Plasmodium falciparum virulence complex

PhD Oration - Dixon and Tilley Laboratory

Oliver Looker, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne

→ Bio21 Institute Auditorium

Friday, 21 September

Anatomy & Neuroscience

4:00 - 5:00pm

Storage, release, and effects of co-expressed gastrointestinal hormones

PhD Oration

Linda Fothergill, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne

→ Frederic Wood Jones Theatre, Level 3, Medical Building

Week 4

 

Wednesday, 26 September

Physiology

12:00 - 1:00pm

Facilitating the Use of Virtual Reality in Education

Dr Charles Sevigny, Department of Physiology

→ Alan Gilbert 109 - Theatre 2