Upcoming events

28
May
2019
Speaker: Michael Braby, Honorary Associate Professor, E&E, RSB
Please note: this seminar is cancelled and will be rescheduled later in the year.  
28
May
2019
Speaker: Associate Professor Ashley Buckle - Monash University - Head, Protein Engineering and Design Lab - Host - Denisse Leyton
α-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is used as augmentation therapy in patients with AAT deficiency (AATD)-related emphysema, and is a promising therapeutic for treatment of a wide range of inflammation and autoimmune diseases.
05
Jun
2019
Speaker: Professor Geoff McFadden, School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne
Malaria is still a major global health problem, and the spread of drug resistance is making it worse. We combine our knowledge of parasite evolution, metabolism, genetics, and life cycle to identify the best drugs to fight malaria and ultimately win the resistance battle.
11
Jun
2019
Speaker: Jon T. Sakata, Department of Biology, McGill University
A number of songbird species, including zebra finches, demonstrate commonalities or “universals” in learned song structures across populations, and cultural propagation and biological predispositions in vocal learning have been proposed to underlie such universals.
11
Jun
2019
Speaker: Sarah C. Woolley, Department of Biology, McGill University
Vocal communication requires proper interpretation of vocal signals which can depend not only on the content of the signal, but also on an individual’s experiences.
13
Jun
2019
Speaker: Michelle Boyle - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute - Host Alex Maier & IRTG
Dr Boyle completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Melbourne and Burnet Institute in malaria parasitology and immunology.
27
Jun
2019
Speaker: Dr Michael Duffy - Monash University - Host Alex Maier + IRTG
Dr Michael Duffy did his PhD in Mycoplasma pneumoniae at the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne.
30
Jun
2019
Register now and save the date!   This conference brings together the key elements for a future food revolution.

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