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A/Prof. Josephine Bowles

‘Germ cells in development and disease’

Friday, 19 March 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker:A/Prof. Josephine Bowles, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland   BIO:
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Brain slices, photo credit Natasha Kumar

Neuroscience Night

Wednesday, 17 March 2021
An evening of brain science, hear how neuroscience helps us prepare for the future, and how it applies to the law, economics, and ethics. Brain Awareness Week is a global event which focuses on raising awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Join UNSW for an evening of brain science, hear how neuroscience helps us prepare for the future, and how it applies to the law, economics, and ethics.
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A/Professor Phoebe Phillips

‘Therapeutic targets and tools to tackle tumour cells and the fibrotic fortress in pancreatic cancer’.

Wednesday, 10 March 2021
School of Medical Sciences Seminar Series Speaker: A/Professor Phoebe Phillips, Leader of the Pancreatic Cancer Translational Research Group Deputy Director of the Adult Cancer Program at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre Deputy of the Cancer Theme at University of NSW, Australia. Bio:
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Associate Professor Caroline Ford and Angela Saini, both smiling at the camera

Inferior

Monday, 8 March 2021
What misconceptions do we still have about women's minds and bodies? On International Women’s Day, A/Prof Caroline Ford interviews award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster Angela Saini about bias in science and medical research, and the implications for public trust in science and women’s health.
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Graphic of diverse women for International Women's Day

UNSW Medicine & Health International Women’s Day panel

Monday, 8 March 2021
Join UNSW Medicine & Health on International Women's Day for an inspiring panel discussion and announcement of the 2021 Apte Scholarship. The global UN Women theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. This theme celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future.
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Dr Melanie Neeland

‘Immune responses in children with COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases’

Friday, 5 March 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases WEBINAR Speaker: Dr Melanie Neeland, Murdoch Children's Research Institute BIO:
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Dr Matthew Piper

‘The role of nutrient balance in lifespan extension by dietary restriction in Drosophila’

Friday, 26 February 2021
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases WEBINAR Series Speaker: Dr Matthew Piper, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia   BIO:
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Dr. Hongyuan (Robert) Yang

“The trafficking and storage of cellular lipids: from fundamental biology to new therapies against cancer and diabetes.”

Wednesday, 10 February 2021
School of Medical Sciences Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Rob Yang, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences (BaBS), UNSW Sydney Bio:
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Professor Lynne Bilston

“Upper airway muscle function in obstructive sleep apnoea, and a potential new optogenetic stimulation therapy”

Wednesday, 11 November 2020
School of Medical Sciences Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Lynne Bilston Bio:
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Professor Kyung A Cho

‘Mucosal TLR5 activation controls healthspan and longevity’

Friday, 30 October 2020
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases WEBINAR Series Speaker: Professor Kyung A Cho, Ph.D, CEO, MediSpan. Co., Ltd. Vice Dean, Chonnam National University Medical School. Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Chonnam National University Medical School, Republic of Korea.
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