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UNSW Trade Expo

UNSW Trade Expo

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Join researchers and staff from Medicine, Science and Engineering.  Visit 16 external suppliers who support research infrastructure as you wander around the stalls at Mathews Pavilions. The UNSW Services also participating include:
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Brian O'Neill Pancreatic Cancer Fundraising Dinner

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
A fun night in memory of Brian O'Neill at The Juniors at Maroubra, with all profits going to A/Prof Phoebe Phillips Pancreatic Cancer Research at UNSW Sydney. Includes pre-dinner drinks, three course meal, all drinks and entertainment by the band Equator Principles.
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Understanding and improving the safety of medicines in old age

Friday, 15 November 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Sarah Hilmer, Dept Clinical Pharmacology, USYD
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The pros and cons of using optogenetics to control the autonomic nervous system.

Friday, 1 November 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Nick Spencer, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
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Moderate and late preterm birth - what do we know in 2019?

Friday, 25 October 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Speaker: Associate Professor Jeanie Cheong, MCRI, University of Melbourne
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What can the study of monotremes tell us about mammalian brain evolution?

Friday, 18 October 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Speaker: Professor Ken Ashwell, Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences
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“Finding and validating genetic causes of human male infertility”

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
SoMS Seminar Series Speaker: Professor Moira O’Bryan, Head of the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University
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Effects of environmental contaminants on cardiometabolic programming

Friday, 11 October 2019
Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Speaker: Professor Paulo Mathias, State University of Maringa, Brazil Professor Paulo Mathias is head of the Laboratory of Secretion Cell Biology. Following a PhD in Sciences (Human Physiology) at University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and postdoctoral work at NIH, USA; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA and Hadassah Medical Center, Israel, Prof Mathias returned to Brazil.
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“The Talin Code: Deciphering Mechanotransduction Using Structural Mechanobiology”

Thursday, 10 October 2019
School of Medical Sciences Special Seminar Dr Ben Goult - School of Biosciences, University of Kent
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Muscling up for mental health: Exercise for stress, anxiety and depression

Thursday, 10 October 2019
Research shows that just one hour a week of exercise help can help prevent against depression. When it comes to your mental health, exercise doesn't have an exact prescription. Including small amounts of exercise as a broader part of a healthy lifestyle can result in significant benefits to your mental health, including improving memory, concentration and brain performance, improving sleep, reducing stress and anxiety, building self-esteem and improving socialisation.It can also help relax the mind under acute bouts of intense stress.
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