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UNSOMNIA 2021 | How do we equip ourselves to face an uncertain future and thrive in the 21st century?

Tuesday, 6 July 2021
We have begun the 21st century hurtling full speed towards a future that feels deeply uncertain. One of global pandemics, climate emergencies, and deeply divided politics. It’s easy to feel the odds are stacked against us. So as we confront massive disruptions in our environment, in technology and in the world in which we live, what can we do to equip ourselves to face the future and thrive in the 21st century?
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Dr Thomas Ve

‘Molecular basis for activation and catalysis of the pro-neurodegenerative NADase SARM1’

Friday, 18 June 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Dr Thomas Ve, Research Leader, ARC Future Fellow and NHMRC Investigator at the Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University.
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Professor Rebecca Ritchie

Exploiting adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector-mediated therapeutics for diabetic cardiomyopathy

Wednesday, 9 June 2021
School of Medical Sciences Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Rebecca Ritchie, Head of Drug Discovery Biology, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Head of Heart Failure Pharmacology, Monash University Bio:
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A/Prof. Adam Claridge-Chang

‘Using estimation statistics to analyze emotional behaviour’.

Friday, 28 May 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases 2021 Webinar Series Speaker: Associate Professor Adam Claridge-Chang, Duke-NUS Medical School Bio: 
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Exercise Right Week: Free exercise classes

Monday, 24 May 2021
Exercise Right Week is aimed at helping Australians live healthier and more active lives. Our events are set up to celebrate MOVEMENT! The UNSW Exercise Physiology department is offering the services of our final year B. Ex. Phys. students along with UNSW qualified Accredited Exercise Physiologists for a range of exercise types. Join in at one of our FREE events with the exercise experts and lets celebrate MOVEMENT! Each day will feature a different workout style and will last for 50 minutes. Register for one or more classes!
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Associate Professor Cecilia Prêle

‘Immune regulation in Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; the role of B cells’.

Friday, 21 May 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Associate Professor Cecilia Prêle, University of Western Australia and Acting Head of the Hearing Therapeutics Team at the Ear Science Institute Australia Bio: 
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Marc Wilkins, UNSW

‘The intracellular network of histone and non-histone protein methylation: enzymes, motifs, crosstalk, regulation and function.’

Wednesday, 12 May 2021
School of Medical Sciences Seminar Series Speaker: Marc Wilkins, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science, UNSW Sydney
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SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES Honours Introductory Seminars

Monday, 10 May 2021
You are invited to attend the SOMS Honours Introductory Seminars that will be held from Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th May 2021.These seminars will be run online via Microsoft Teams (schedule attached). Each presentation will be 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes of questions. You can access any of the sessions via the links below: Day
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Heart Week: Free heart health checks with Exercise Physiology students

Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Exercise physiology's final year students are conducting free heart health checks. No treadmills or difficult exercise tests involved! There has never been a more important time to prioritise heart health. Approximately 2.5 million Australians are at a high risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the next five years, and over half of these have not had an event previously.
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Associate Professor James Hudson

‘BET Inhibition Blocks Inflammation-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction and SARS-CoV-2 Infection’

Friday, 30 April 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases 2021 Seminar Series Speaker: Associate Professor James Hudson, Group Leader of the Cardiac Bioengineering Lab at QIMR Berghofer   BIO:
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