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Hypertension in Africa

Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Hypertension in Africa: Involvement of the micro- and macrovasculature in hypertension development in populations from African descent You are warmly invited to attend a Presentation by Visiting Speaker, Alta Schutte, Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology. Introduction by Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
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Molecular Pharmacology of Cannabinoids: Beyond THC

Friday, 21 June 2019
Neuroscience and Non-communicable diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Prof Mark Connor, Macquarie University
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‘HDL function and cardiovascular risk’

Wednesday, 19 June 2019
School of Medical Sciences 2019 Seminar Series About the Speaker: Professor Len Kritharides, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of the Department of Cardiology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital (CRGH) Sydney, Conjoint Professor in Medicine at The University of Sydney, Head of the Atherosclerosis Research Laboratory Group at the ANZAC Research Institute and Deputy Clinical Director of the Cardiovascular Stream of the Sydney Local Health District.
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Binge-drinking is ERK-some for your BNST

Friday, 14 June 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Prof Karen Szumlinski, University of California Santa Barbara
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NSW Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting

Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Confirmed plenary speakers include: Professor Pierre Gonczy, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland Dr Chis Hall, University of Auckland, New Zealand Dr Jennifer Zenker, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University Postdocs and PhD students will be chosen from abstracts to present a 15 minute talk Prizes for best talks, best posters, best science image Refreshments, lunch and prizes provided by our sponsors
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Osteoarchaeological Perspectives on Maya Mortuary Ritual in the Caves and Rockshelters of Central Belize

Friday, 7 June 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: A/Prof Gabriel Wrobel, Michigan State University, USA Osteoarchaeological investigations of mortuary deposits in caves and rockshelters in the river valleys of west-central Belize have yielded one of the larger and more complex regional skeletal assemblages in the Maya area, providing insights into the lives and deaths of people living in the nearby communities between 900 BCE to 900 CE.
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Stereology with Stereo Investigator® Automatic neuron reconstruction and analysis with Neurolucida® 360

Thursday, 30 May 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series  Speaker: Dr. Susan Tappan, Scientific Director at MBF Bioscience, Burlington, Vermont, USA. Join Dr. Susan Tappan for an exciting seminar on using Stereo Investigator® to design and execute an unbiased stereology study for quantifying cell numbers, areas, and volumes in biological structures and, Neurolucida® 360 for latest automatic methods for neuron reconstruction and analysis.
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Keeping up with Upper Limb Prosthetics

Friday, 24 May 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Dr Greg Bowring, Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at The Prince of Wales Hospital Dr Greg Bowring is the Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at The Prince of Wales Hospital and Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of NSW. He is currently President elect of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and chair of the Faculty Policy and Advocacy committee.
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DNA Origami Barrels - Professor William Shih

Friday, 24 May 2019
Single Molecule Science Special Seminar Speaker: Professor William Shih, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Wyss Institute
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'How to starve cancer cells to death' - Associate Professor Aimee Edinger

Wednesday, 22 May 2019
About the speaker Aimee Edinger is an Associate Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology in the UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences and a member of the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCI. She joined UCI in 2005 after completing a PhD in Virology, veterinary training (VMD), and a postdoctoral fellowship in Cancer Metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
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