Previous seminars

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Previous seminars

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Disclaimer: Our seminars are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice and should not be relied on as health or personal advice.

Revolutionising triple negative breast cancer treatment

October 2022

 

A/Prof Christine Chaffer


 

Breast Cancer Public Lecture 

From the Breast Cancer Lab to You

October 2022

Prof Elgene Lim

A/Prof Alex Swarbrick

A/Prof Liz Caldon

Prof Charles M. Perou

 


 

Getting ahead of Covid-19

June 2022

Dr Deborah Burnett

 


 

Harnessing genomics for families with inherited heart diseases

March 2022

A/Prof Jodie Ingles

 


 

Breakthrough Science 2021

November 2021

Dr Deborah Burnett

Dr David Herrmann,

A/Prof Michelle McDonald

A/Prof Yan-Chuan (Yan) Shi

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 3

“Accelerating genomic diagnosis of disease"

October 2021

Dr Ira Deveson

Dr Kishore Kumar

 


 

CELEBRATING STRONG WOMEN IN SCIENCE

18 August 2021

 

Sarah Alexandrou

A/Prof Elissa Deenick

Prof Susan Clark


 

ANNUAL BREAST CANCER SEMINAR

“From the Lab to you"

October 2021

 

Prof Elgene Lim

A/Prof Alex Swarbrick

Dr Elizabeth Caldon

Prof Geoffrey Lindeman

 


 

THE POWER OF PERSONALISED MEDICINE 

25 June 2021

 

Bronwyn Terrill
Fundamentals of Genomic medicine 

Dr Kendelle Murphy

Prof Paul Timpson


 

GET INTO YOUR GENES

26 May  2021

 

Bronwyn Terrill
Investigating our DNA, genes and genomes

A/Prof Sarah Kummerfeld
Genomics in whole of life healthcare

A/Prof Cindy Ma
CIRCA discovering the unknown

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 2

13 APRIL  2021

Professor Jacqueline Center

The Story of Our Bones

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 1

18  MARCH  2021

A/Prof Marina Pajic

Harnessing the immune system against pancreatic cancer

 


 

ANNUAL BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

23 OCTOBER  2020

A/Prof Elgene Lim,

A/Prof Alex Swarbrick

From the Breast Cancer Lab to You

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 5

26 NOVEMBER  2020

Dr Kate Patterson 
"Biomedical animation: combining art and science"

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 4

12 NOVEMBER  2020

Dr Pei Dai 
"A genetic diagnosis changed Michael's life"

 


 

 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 3

29 OCTOBER  2020

Dr Arcadi Cipponi 
"How cancer becomes treatment resistant"

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 2

15 OCTOBER  2020

Prof Katherine Samaras
"Diabetes and dementia"

 


 

BITE SIZE SCIENCE SEMINAR 1

1 OCTOBER  2020

 

Dr Nona Farbehi 
"Stem cells and cardiac defects"

 


 

FINDING THE SOLUTION TO DISEASE AT GARVAN 

JULY 2020

 

Dr Sara Ballouz
"Immune diseases and why they are more common in women"

Dr Lisa Ewans
"Rare genetic diseases, causes and treatment"

Dr Peter Schofield
"Antibody therapy and COVID-19"

 


 

DISEASES THAT AFFECT US MOST 

July 2020

Dr David Gallego-Ortega
"Development of new generation breast cancer therapies"

Dr Joanna Achinger-Kawecka
"3D DNA models and its importance in prostate cancer treatment"

A/Prof Elissa Deenick
"Autoimmune diseases, treatment and diagnosis"

Dr Michelle McDonald
"Osteoporosis and the impact of common prescribed drugs"

 


 

MANAGING COVID-19 WHEN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED 

June 2020

Dr Alisa Kane

Dr Sara Wahlroos

Prof Tri Phan

 


 

HOW YOUR GENES INFLUENCE COVID-19

June 2020

Prof Stuart Tangye
"Searching for genes to protect against COVID-19"

A/Prof Joseph Powell
"Investigating genes linked to severe COVID-19 in immune cells"

 


 

Prof Daniel Christ 
Engineering antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

Dr Ira Deveson
"Tracing the evolution and transmission of coronavirus using genome sequencing technology"

 


 

Dr Mandy Ballinger 
“Born unequal: overcoming the risk of cancer”

Dr Warren Kaplan
"Engineering and computation for medical research beyond 2020"

Mr Andrew Law 
"Achieving the next generation of precision medicine using tissue engineering"

Ms Mary-Anne Young 

"The lifelong value of our genome"

 


 

Prof Tuan V. Nguyen
“Osteoporosis: not just facture”

Prof David Ryugo 
"Hearing and the Brain: Making sense of sound and hearing loss"

Dr Marina Pajic
"Towards precision medicine for pancreatic cancer"

Prof Katherine Samaras 

"Sweet memories: glucose, diabetes and brain health and ageing"