Speaker: Associate Professor Lisa Butler, ARC Future Fellow, University of Adelaide and head, Prostate Cancer Research Group, SAHMRI
Title: Lipid metabolism and prostate cancer
Chair: Professor Andreas Evdokiou, Head, Breast Cancer Research Unit, Basil Hetzel Institute and University of Adelaide. Located Level 1 BHI, TQEH.
Speaker biography: A/Prof Lisa Butler is an ARC Future Fellow at the University of Adelaide and heads the Prostate Cancer Research Group at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in cancer biology from the University of Adelaide with postdoctoral training in preclinical drug development at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York. A/Prof Butler’s research focuses on novel combinatorial approaches to target androgen signalling therapeutically in prostate cancer and biomarker discovery. She also has a strong interest in the development and utilisation of novel preclinical models of disease, including mouse models and human tumour explants.