The School of Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series presents seminars by international and national researchers as well as local researchers and postdocs.

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars are held in the QBI Auditorium, Level 7 on Mondays from 1.00-2.00pm.

Contacts

Dr Niwanthi Rajapakse
+61 7 3365 2402

Defining the tissue resident vascular stem cell niche

21 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Jatin Patel, Lab Head, Vascular Regeneration Group, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Please note time change to 12-1pm and venue change to 50-T203

Germ cell pluripotency control: developmental mechanisms underlying fertility and disease

28 October 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Cassy Spiller, Career Track Award

Hippo-YAP signalling in development and cancer

11 November 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Professor Barry Thompson, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University (ANU)

Development of novel cancer cell killing and anti-migratory agents based on omega-3-fatty acid epoxides

14 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Michael Murray, University of Sydney
Please note time change to 12-1pm and venue change to 03-309

Navigating the sequence space of Bcl-2-binding peptides

16 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Amy E. Keating, Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, MIT

Understanding students’ metacognition to support learning of biomedical science

9 September 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Kay Colthorpe, Senior Lecturer, School of Biomedical Sciences

Epithelial Mesenchymal Plasticity Dynamics in Human Breast Cancer Model Systems

26 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Rik Thompson, Associate Director, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) and Professor in Breast Cancer Research, School of Biomedical Sciences, QUT

Triple-negative breast cancer and targeted therapy: Why such complexity?

19 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Murugan Kalimutho, Senior Research Officer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Protein regulation at atomic resolution: Insights into protein posttranslational modifications using NMR spectroscopy

5 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Anne Conibear, UQ Development Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Using patch clamp electrophysiology to elucidate the molecular mechanisms for the induction of arrhythmias

29 July 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Professor Livia Hool, Head of the Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Laboratory in the School of Human Sciences, University of Western Australia

Recycling to save the cell: retromer, endosomes & disease

17 June 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Rohan Teasdale, School of Biomedical Sciences

Patterns, Profiles, and Parsimony: dissecting transcriptional signatures from minimal single-cell RNA-seq output with SALSA

3 June 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Kathryn McClelland, Visiting Fellow, Developmental Genomics Section, Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK/NIH)

Using gene therapy technologies to study and treat skeletal muscle

27 May 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic, The University of Melbourne

Auxiliary brain fuels – new treatments for epilepsy?

20 May 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Karin Borges

Energy homeostasis, disease progression and survival - tipping the scales on MND

15 April 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Shyuan Ngo and Dr Frederik Steyn

How close are we to providing personalised medicine in diabetes?

8 April 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Sof Andrikopoulos, University of Melbourne

Heads or Tails: the regulatory logic of cell identity in the nervous system

1 April 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Vicki Metzis, The Francis Crick Institute, London

A smorgasbord of New Frontiers in heart failure therapies: A cardiologist’s perspective

6 August 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Speaker: Dr Scott McKenzie (The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane)

Synthetic biology and the principal agent problem

23 July 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Speaker: Professor Kirill Alexandrov (Institute for Molecular Bioscience, UQ)

Calcium regulation and the cytoskeleton: how does calcium control cell motility

16 July 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Speaker: Professor Lisa Foa (University of Tasmania, Hobart)

Protecting the heart and kidneys in diabetes mellitus

28 May 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Linda Gallo

Novel pathomechanisms and treatment strategies for Alzheimer's disease

21 May 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Professor Juergen Goetz, QBI

Lighting the pathway: Insights into neural circuitry of motivation and movement disorders

27 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Lighting the pathway: Insights into neural circuitry of motivation and movement disorders

Single Molecule Neuroscience

20 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Single Molecule Neuroscience

Single stranded DNA binding proteins: Stems Cells, Development, Cancer and more

13 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Single stranded DNA binding proteins: Stems Cells, Development, Cancer and more

Targeting the IGF1-PI3K pathway in the failing heart: Translating studies from mice to humans

30 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Targeting the IGF1-PI3K pathway in the failing heart: Translating studies from mice to humans

Development, maturation and self-assembly of neurons derived human pluripotent stem cells

23 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Development, maturation and self-assembly of neurons derived human pluripotent stem cells.

Calcium and the cytoskeleton: guiding axons

16 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Calcium and the cytoskeleton: guiding axons

Get your (microtubule) motor running: Molecular insights into cargo recognition and transport by kinesin-1

9 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Get your (microtubule) motor running: Molecular insights into cargo recognition and transport by kinesin-1.

Acidosis, ion channels and disease

11 September 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Acidosis, ion channels and disease.

Molecular regulators of synapse development and maintenance

4 September 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Molecular regulators of synapse development and maintenance

A thalmic circuit for directional escape

21 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
A thalmic circuit for directional escape

Hypoxia in the kidney: causes and consequences

14 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Hypoxia in the kidney: causes and consequences

Sleep and circadian regulation: implications for alertness and health

26 June 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Shanthakumar Wilson Rajaratnam, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

The impact of Alzheimer's disease on blood-brain barrier transport of endogenous and exogenous molecules

19 June 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Joseph Nicolazzo, Monash Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

An isoform-specific role for Dscam2 at the synapse

22 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Sean Millard, SBMS

A Synthetic Biology Approach To Next-Generation Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine

8 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Jeremy Crook, University of Wollongong

Mechanisms underlying the establishment of the evolutionary conserved wedge-like structure of the central nervous system

5 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Professor Stefan Thor, Professor in Developmental Biology, Linkoping University, Sweden

Using CRISPR/Cas9 technology to identify novel cell death regulators for cancer therapy

26 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Marco Herold, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Host responses to intracellular bacterial pathogens

10 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Antje Blumenthal, UQ Diamantina Institute

How autotransporter proteins mediate bacterial interactions

3 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Dr Begona Heras - La Trobe University, Victoria