SBMS International Postgraduate Symposium

SBMS - 8th International Postgraduate Symposium

Tue 31 Oct 2017 9:00amWed 1 Nov 2017 4:00pm

Our 8th annual symposium will provide postgraduate students in biomedical sciences within SBMS and across UQ with an outstanding opportunity to present their research, listen to expert presentations and discuss their research with students and distinguished researchers from acclaimed international universities. The breadth and depth of this symposium is amplified through the diversity of the nine Schools, institutes and centres across UQ who join SBMS for this symposium.

Attend presentations and network with international guests:

Professor John Mattick – Director Garvan Institute for Medical Research UNSW, Sydney, Aus RNA at the epicentre of human development.’

Professor Nigel Emptage– Head of Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University, United Kingdom Live-cell imaging in pursuit of an understanding of the mammalian nervous system.’

Professor Rebecca Campbell, Associate Dean of Research, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ ‘Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): is it all in our heads?’

Professor Gerhard Rammes, Department of Anesthesiology, Technical University Munich, Germany. ‘Significance of NMDA receptors in mediating the synaptotoxic effects of beta-amyloid (Ab): a voltage-sensitive dye (VSDI) and electrophysiological study.’

Professor Ulf Goransson, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden ‘Peptide discovery from plants and animals: structure to function.’

Professor Ernst Wolvetang, UQ-StemCARE Director,  Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, UQ: Human induced pluripotent cells as tools to study neurological diseases.’

Professor Wen Tan, Dean of the Institute Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IBPS) of Guangdong University of Technology, China STVNa, a plant-derived medicine for cardiac protection.’

2017 keynote presentation

Tuesday 31st October, 5.00pm - 6.00pm, Physiology Lecture Theatre (#63-360)

Professor John Mattick “RNA at the epicentre of human development”
Professor John Mattick
Garvan Institute for Medical Research
University of NSW



Professor Peter Noakes