Seminars Archive - 2012

Associate Professor Matthew Watt
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, Dept of Physiology, Monash University
Professor Peng Li
Tsinghua-Peking Center for Life Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Professor Peng Li is currently the Dean for Research at the School of Biological Sciences of TsingHua University, one of the top two universities in China. Trained at UCSD and then at Dallas. Her...

Professor Zhi-Cheng Xiao
Neurodegeneration and Regeneration Group, Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories (MISCL), Monash University

Appropriate connections or interactions among different neural cell types are essential for the correct and efficient functioning of the nervous system during development and regeneration after...

Dr Alyson Ashe
Herchel-Smith Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
Professor David Le Couteur
Professor of Geriatric Medicine, The University of Sydney; Director, Centre for Research and Education on Ageing; President of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Professor Glenda Halliday
Neuroscience Research Australia and the University of New South Wales, Sydney

Synucleins are soluble proteins structurally resembling apolipoproteins tat are primarily found in neural tissue. Synuclein mutations cause neurological diseases with cellular inclusions made from...

Professor Paul Matsudaira
Dept of Biological Sciences, NUS Centre for BioImaging Sciences, MechanoBiology Institute, Singapore
Professor James H. Hurley
Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, US Department of Health & Human Services

The ESCRT complexes catalyze one of the most unusual membrane remodeling events in cell biology. ESCRT-mediated membrane neck cleavage is critical for the biogenesis of multivesicular bodies (MVBs...

Professor Moustapha Kassem
Faculty of Science Visiting Professorial Fellow; Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark & University of Odense

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are among the first stem cell types to be introduced in therapy for tissue regeneration. MSC are clonogenic cells that are in the bone marrow and the stroma...

Associate Professor Claudia Hase
Oregon State University

The shellfish industry in the United States is largely dependant on hatchery and nursery production of high quality, disease free larvae and juvenile bivalves mollusks (e.g. oysters, clams,...