The Institute Seminars - 2015
12 noon - 1.00pm Every Wednesday BHI Ground floor Seminar Room
WEDNESDAY, 20 May 2015
SPEAKER: Dr Stephen Kidd, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences and Research Group Leader Research Centre for Infectious Diseases, the University of Adelaide
TITLE: “The bacterial lifestyle during chronic infection: A new approach to prolonged growth of Staphylococcus aureus reveals mechanisms for its survival in the host”
CHAIR: Dr Sarah Vreugde, Chief Scientist, ENT, Discipline of Surgery (TQEH), University of Adelaide, Level 1 BHI
WEDNESDAY, 27 May 2015
SPEAKER: Dr Doan Ngo, The Hospital Research Foundation Mid Career Postdoc, University of Adelaide, Level 2 BHI
TITLE: “Modulation of angiogenesis in obesity: role of the anti-angiogenic VEGF-A165b isoform”
CHAIR: Dr Yuliy Chirkov, Chief Medical Scientist, Cardiology Unit, Level 2, BHI
WEDNESDAY, 3 June 2015
NO SEMINAR Medical Research Week (ASMR Scientific Meeting)
WEDNESDAY, 10 June 2015
SPEAKER: Dr Su Heinzel, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute,Melbourne
TITLE: ‘T cell Modelling: Numbers, Colours and Destiny’
CHAIR: Dr Eric Smith, Postdoctoral Fellow, Discipline of Surgery (TQEH), University of Adelaide, Level 2, BHI
WEDNESDAY, 17 June 2015
SPEAKER: Prof Corey Bradshaw, Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change, ARC Future Fellow III, The Environment Institute & School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide
TITLE: ‘Human population reduction is imperative, but not a quick fix, for global environmental problems’
CHAIR: Dr Pallave Dasari, Postdoctoral Fellow, Discipline of Surgery (TQEH), University of Adelaide, Level 1 BHI
WEDNESDAY, 24 June 2015
SPEAKER: Nigel Farrow, Adelaide Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Research Group, Department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, School of Paediatrics & Reproductive Health, Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Adelaide
TITLE: ‘Cystic fibrosis: the role of airway stem cells in sustained gene expression by lentiviral mediated gene therapy’
CHAIR: Dr Irene Zinonos, Postdoctoral Fellow, Breast Cancer Research Unit, Discipline of Surgery (TQEH), University of Adelaide, Level 1 BHI
Talking Head Seminar Series 2015
Research staff and students are invited to the BHI ‘Talking Heads’ seminars. Two research heads will each discuss their current research, detail their 5 year plans, and invite your questions.
Thursday 18 June, 2015 from 12 - 1pm, Ground Floor Seminar Room, Basil Hetzel Institute
Prof Rob Fitridge, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Adelaide Discipline of Surgery, 6A, TQEH.
Prof Peter Hewett, Professor of Colorectal Surgery, University of Adelaide Discipline of Surgery, 6A, TQEH.
Titles: ‘Predicting and improving outcomes in vascular surgery’ and ‘Improving outcomes in colorectal surgery’ respectively
Chair: Dr Prue Cowled, RP Jepson Research Fellow, University of Adelaide Discipline of Surgery, TQEH, Level 2 BHI
Followed by the BHI Longest Table Lunch - a fundraising lunch for The Hospital Research Foundation
Previous BHI Talking Head Seminars in 2015
Thursday 30 April, 2015 from 12 - 1pm
Prof Robert Adams, Professor of Medicine and Respiratory Physician, University of Adelaide, Discipline of Medicine, 5B, TQEH.
A/Prof Catherine Hill, Consultant Rheumatologist and epidemiologist, Rheumatology Unit, 5C, TQEH.
Chair: Dr Sarah Appleton, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Health Observatory and Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, University of Adelaide Discipline of Medicine at TQEH and SAHMRI, Ground Floor BHI
Follow by lunch, generously supported by The Hospital Research Foundation