Previous seminars

Watch a range of videos from Garvan’s seminars and learn about the latest trends and advances in medical research.

Previous seminars

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Prof Luke Hesson

“Transforming cancer treatments through genetics”

Dr Simon Junankar 
"Breast cancer and immunotherapies to the bone and back "

Bella Shadur
"Stories from the Lab - Immunology"

Prof Vanessa Hayes 

"Stories from the Lab in remote African desert"

April 2019

Dr Robert Weatheritt
"Jumping genes and loneliness"

Kiera Grierson
"Balance in the brain"

Nikki Lee
"Brain control and energy manipulation"

Welcome to the brain!

October 2018

Dr Michael Muniak
"Brain circuits and hearing"

Kiera Grierson
"Hidden hearing loss"

Prof Herbert Herzog
"Appetite regulation and eating disorders"

Dr Yanchuan Shi
"How the brain controls fat burning"

Dr Robert Weatheritt
"Oil and water: The idea revolutionizing neuroscience"

Associate Prof Antony Cooper
"Neurogenomics shedding light on Parkinson’s disease"

You & your 206 bones: forming a living world more dynamic, complex and vibrant then you may know

August 2018

Dr Michelle McDonald
"Welcome to the mysterious world of bone. What is bone?" 

Professor Mike Rogers
“Welcome to the mysterious world of bone. What does bone do?”

Associate Professor Paul Baldock 
“Controlling the system: an insight into the bone underworld”

Dr Weiwen Chen
“What happens when it all goes wrong? Osteoporosis”

Dr Niall Byrne
“What happens when it all goes wrong? Cancer” 

Professor Peter Croucher
“Solving the biggest mysteries: Multiple Myeloma and cell dormancy”

Dr Angela Sheu
“Targeting therapies: treating diseases of the bone” 

Unlocking Disease & Finding HOPE

June 2018

Prof Stuart Tangye
“Introduction to Immunology: A meet & greet with our body’s defence system”

Dr Alisa Kane
“Fighting a war without an army: Immunodeficiency's explained”

A/Prof Tri Phan
“Sending in the reinforcements: Where are we at with immunotherapies?”

Dr Joanne Reed
“Finding HOPE and targeting rogue clones”

Prof Chris Goodnow
“The importance of medical research”

“Epi-what? Demystifying the world of epigenetics"

May 2018

Prof Susan Clark
“The what, why & how of epigenetics”

Amanda Khoury
“How does 2 metres of DNA fit into every single cell? A look at epigenetics in 3D”

Dr Ksenia Skvortsova
“Epigenetic inheritance: you are what your grandmother ate; fact or fiction?”

Dr Stephen Bradford
“Epigenetics and the environment: impact on obesity and metabolic disorder susceptibility”

Qian Du
“Epigenetics, age and cancer: what do they have in common?”

Dr Ruth Pidsley
“Epigenetics and cancer detection: thinking outside the box”

Dr Clare Stirzaker
“Epigenetics therapy: a new frontier for cancer treatment”

Dr Shalima Nair
“Investing in advanced sequencing technology to solve the epigenetic puzzle”

“Treating and preventing overweight and obesity related diseases”

February 2018


Prof Don Chisholm
“Progress in Diabetes: Banting & Best to NOW”

Dr Jerry Greenfield
“What makes us gain weight: Genes vs Environment”

Dr Katherine Tonks
“Treatment of overweight & obesity related diseases”

Dr Martin Whitham
“Exercise small talk”

October 2017

Professor Jacqueline Center
"Osteoporotic Fractures"

Professor Markus Seibel
"The osteoporosis treatment gap and how it can be bridged"

Professor John Eisman
"Finding novel gene variants for high bone mass in families"

Dr Paul Baldock
"The search for new osteoporosis drugs: What’s new in the lab?"

September 2017

Dr Thomas Cox
“Seeing is believing: New Insights into Targeting Pancreatic Cancer”

Dr Marina Pajic
"Research into personalised medicine for pancreatic cancer"

Dr Lorraine Chantrill
"Emerging treatments for pancreas cancer"

Daniel Goulburn
"Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival"