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Targeting cancer metabolism to “starve” cancer cells

Thursday, 13 September 2018
A/Professor Jeff Holst Head of the Translational Cancer Metabolism Laboratory, Adult Cancer Program, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney
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Talking about your Research

Tuesday, 20 August 2019
This postgraduate research workshop series aims to help prepare research students for their on-going studies at UNSW. It is designed for later-stage PhD students and aims to enhance oral communication skills in the Postgraduate research context. Students will be asked to actively take on the ‘role of a researcher’ and engage and participate in communicating their ideas to other researchers by writing, designing and performing an oral presentation.
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Cytomegalovirus infection: updates on the diagnosis of maternal infection and the pathogenesis of brain injuries and intestinal damage

Tuesday, 11 September 2018
VRL Seminar Series are pleased to welcome our international guest, Prof Tiziana Lazzarotto, who will speak about “Cytomegalovirus infection: updates on the diagnosis of maternal infection and the pathogenesis of brain injuries and intestinal damage.”  
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Career Transition Workshop for UNSW HDR Candidates

Sunday, 9 September 2018
Finishing your PhD (soon)? Wondering how to prepare for your next career step? This full day training will help the UNSW HDR candidates to critically think about their current path and their career opportunities and helps them to lay the foundation for a successful future career transition. Space is strictly limited and restricted to those candidates in their 2nd year or above, so sign up now. Attendance is required for the full day due to the nature of the workshop being presented. Please show up on time.
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Research Week St Vincents

St Vincent's Campus Research Week

Sunday, 9 September 2018
St Vincent’s Campus Research Week - 10-14 September 2018 Research Week is a celebration of the remarkable depth and breadth of translational health research undertaken across the St Vincent’s Darlinghurst campus and its sister entities.
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Integrative Structural Biology of HIV-1 Infection

Friday, 7 September 2018
Dr. Peijun Zhang obtained her Ph.D. in Biophysics and Physiology from University Virginia, USA; and M.S. in Physics and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Nanjing University, China. She was a postdoc, and later a staff scientist, at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA. In 2006, she joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh, and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2012. She was recently recruited to the University of Oxford as a full professor, and jointly as the founding director of eBIC (the UK National Electron Bio-imaging Centre) at the Diamond Light Source.
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Lowy Seminar Series: ‘Targeting BCL-2 family proteins to treat cancer: latest developments on MCL1 inhibitors’

Thursday, 30 August 2018
Lowy Seminar Series 2018 A/Prof Guillaume Lessene, PhD Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
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Cortical and subcortical control of sympathetic outflow in humans: implications for cardiovascular control in health and disease

Friday, 24 August 2018
Professor Vaughan Macefield (Baker Institute, Victoria) Cortical and subcortical control of sympathetic outflow in humans: implications for cardiovascular control in health and disease
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Challenges in the Australian Innovation Landscape for Synthetic Biology

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Synthetic biology is one of the most exciting areas of science at the moment, and has gotten a lot of air time with CRISPR recently. Meet with industry and academic experts on synthetic biology and biotech development in Australia as they discuss what factors are providing the greatest challenges for synthetic biology research and products, and how we might go about solving them.
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