Events

Biology of Ageing Symposium

20 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Join prominent researchers to explore current research into the biology of ageing at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience.
Professor Vera Gorbunova will describe her research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Mechanisms of longevity and cancer resistance: lessons from long-lived mammals

20 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Vera Gorbunova will discuss the mouse model that show increased healthspan and lifespan, and will describe the role of SIRT6 in mediating longevity across mammals and in human centenarians by improving DNA repair and silencing transposable elements.
Associate Professor Kate Schroder

Meet the Researchers: Associate Professor Kate Schroder

26 September 2019 9:45am11:30am
Associate Professor Kate Schroder will discuss her research and how it may affect a 13-million global death rate during the 'Meet the Researchers' series.
Professor Christian P. R. Hackenberger will discuss his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

The power of chemoselectivity: Functional protein-conjugates for intra- and extracellular targeting

27 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Christian P. R. Hackenberger will discuss the chemical modification of functional proteins as well as their cellular delivery.
Associate Professor Irina Vetter.

Meet the Researchers: Associate Professor Irina Vetter

31 October 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Associate Professor Irina Vetter's research into plant toxins and venomous animals in the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Associate Professor Brett Collins.

Meet the Researchers: Associate Professor Brett Collins

28 November 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover how Associate Professor Brett Collins is determining how the dysfunction of molecular mechanisms is contributing to disease at the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Amy Keating will discuss her research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Navigating the sequence space of Bcl-2-binding peptides

16 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Amy Keating will describe features of Bcl-2 family protein interactions and discuss approaches that integrate computational structure-based modeling with high-throughput screening to generate peptide-based inhibitors.
Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor will discuss his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Common complex diseases: from genetics to translation

6 September 2019 12:30pm
Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor will describe his insights into gene mapping and how it offers fascinating insights into disease biology and translational opportunities.
Professor Glenn King.

Meet the Researchers: Professor Glenn King

6 September 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Glenn King's research into venom in a special 'Meet the Researchers' series during National Stroke Week.
Professor William Lubell will be discussing his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

From a CH to N swap to therapeutic prototypes to treat macular degeneration; modulation of the cluster of differentiation-36 receptor using azapeptides mediates macrophage-driven inflammation

30 August 2019 12:30pm
Professor William Lubell will describe synthetic methods, conformational analyses and biological assays to gain insight into the structure-activity requirements and to enhance the therapeutic potential of linear and cyclic azapeptide CD36 modulators for treating macrophage-driven inflammation.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) group leader Theodore Alexandrov will discuss his research into discovering links between metabolism, cell states, metabolic plasticity and reprogramming on the single-cell level.

Spatial metabolomics in tissues and single cells

23 August 2019 12:30pm
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) group leader Theodore Alexandrov will discuss his research into discovering links between metabolism, cell states, metabolic plasticity and reprogramming on the single-cell level.
Associate Professor Makrina Totsika

Bacterial Virulence: the superbug’s Achilles’ heel?

16 August 2019 12:30pm1:30pm
Associate Professor Makrina Totsika's work is at the forefront of anti-virulence drug research and development, which are promising to offer effective and superior therapeutics for common bacterial infections that are no longer treatable with antibiotics. She will discuss "Bacterial Virulence: the superbug’s Achilles’ heel?"
Associate Professor Denise Wootten will be discussing her research on class B G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) that are important therapeutic targets for metabolic diseases.

Structural and mechanistic insights into class B GPCR signalling

9 August 2019 12:30pm
Associate Professor Denise Wootten will be discussing her research on class B G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) that are important therapeutic targets for metabolic diseases.
Professor Kathy Andrews will be discussing her research at the IMB Friday Seminar Series.

New insights on the activity of the antimalarial drug proguanil

2 August 2019 12:30pm
Professor Kathy Andrews will discuss her research is shifting the paradigm on drugs that may help the millions of people who suffer the potentially fatal effects of malaria.
Professor David Craik

Meet the Researchers: Professor David Craik

31 July 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover how the acclaimed Professor David Craik is using proteins, toxins and NMR in drug design in the latest series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Nick Loman

How can long reads help us diagnose and track microbial pathogens?

5 July 2019 12:00pm
University of Birmingham's Professor Nick Loman will discuss recent progress in developing a real-time genomics-informed outbreak system focused around real-time Oxford Nanopore sequencing methods.
Associate Professor Frédéric Gachon.

Regulation of mammalian physiology by circadian and feeding rhythms

28 June 2019 12:30pm
IMB group leader Associate Professor Frédéric Gachon will discuss his research into circadian rhythms in the next seminar of IMB Friday Seminar.
Meet the Researchers: Professor Naomi Wray

Meet the Researchers: Professor Naomi Wray

27 June 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Naomi Wray's research on the development of quantitative genetics and genomics methodology with application to psychiatric and neurological disorders in the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
A/Prof Ana Travern

Battle to the end: how fungal pathogens manipulate and evade innate immunity

21 June 2019 12:00pm
Associate Professor Ana Travern will discuss her research fungal pathogens - including the emergence of superbugs - in the next seminar of IMB Friday Seminar.
Professor Trevor Lithgow.

Understanding and reversing the evolution of antimicrobial resistance: making superbugs less super

14 June 2019 12:30pm
Professor Trevor Lithgow will discuss his research into the rise of antimicrobial resistance in the next seminar of IMB Friday Seminar.
Professor Peter Macdonald.

Preservation of the donor heart – from the bench to the bedside

31 May 2019 12:30pm
Join Professor Peter Macdonald as he explains his research into preservation strategies to decrease the risk of heart injury for the process of transplantation.
Doctor Emma Gordon and Professor Nathan Palpant.

Meet the Researchers: Dr Emma Gordon and Dr Nathan Palpant

30 May 2019 9:45am11:30am
Dr Emma Gordon and Dr Nathan Palpant will highlight their areas of expertise in the fourth series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor James Whisstock

The structure and molecular mechanism of pore formation by Macrophage Expressed Gene-1

24 May 2019 12:30pm
Professor James Whisstock will discuss his research in the next session of the IMB Friday Seminar.
Dr Kylie Quinn

An Ageing Army: How Ageing Undermines Immunity and Limits the Function of CD8 T cells

17 May 2019 12:30pm
RMIT University Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow Dr Kylie Quinn will discuss how she tracked the loss of CD8 T cells over the course of ageing.
IMB scientists examine a spider.

Tea & Tours Lab Tour

16 May 2019 9:30am11:00am
The Institute of Molecular Bioscience’s brightest minds will give an exciting and informative behind-the-scenes look around the institute on our Tea & Tours Lab Tour.
Professor Glenn King

'Stopping the wave of Destruction' with Professor Glenn King and Professor Michael O'Sullivan

15 May 2019 6:30pm9:00pm
University of Queensland researchers Professor Glenn King and Professor Michael O'Sullivan will detail how their research could pave the road to minimising the effects of one of the world's biggest killers in an exclusive Discovery Presentation in London.
Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall

Meet the Researchers: Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall

26 April 2019 9:45am11:30am
Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall will highlight their areas of expertise in this series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Bostjan Kobe

Signalling by cooperative assembly formation (SCAF) by TIR domains in innate immunity and cell death pathways

5 April 2019 12:30pm
Professor of Structural Biology and ARC Laureate Fellow at the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Professor Bostjan Kobe will discuss his research focus of on applying structural biology approaches to understanding proteins involved in infection and immunity.

Beyond the Ribosome: The role of the nucleolus in development and cancer

29 March 2019 12:30pm
Professor Ross Hannan, Head of the Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics at John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University, will discuss the role of the nucleolus in development and cancer in IMB's latest Friday Seminar.
Professor Grant Montgomery

Meet the Researchers: Professor Grant Montgomery

28 March 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Grant Montgomery's contributions to the worldwide effort to map genomic regions contributing to risk for complex traits and diseases in the next lecture of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Rob Capon

Meet the Researchers: Professor Rob Capon

1 March 2019 9:45am12:00pm
Learn how cane toad toxin is being turned against the long-term pest from Professor Rob Capon.

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