Programme

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  • Wednesday

    28th of November

      Location: Auditorium entrance
      Location: Auditorium
    • Jasmina Markulić – EAPS 2018 Chair
    • Prof. Josephine Forbes – Professorial Research Fellow & Program Leader of the Chronic Disease Biology and Care Research, Mater Research, Brisbane AUS

    Sponsored by: Translational Research Institute
      Location: Auditorium
    • Prof. Ian Frazer – Chair of the TRI Foundation Board & Program Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Brisbane AUS

    Sponsored by: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
      Location: Auditorium
    • Henriette DohntQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
      • The growing gap in education: Using quantile regression to identify genetic and environmental sources
    • Sherouk FoudaRMIT University
      • Does cigarette smoking exacerbate high-fat induced hepatosteatosis to NASH in C57BL/6J mice
    • Lawrence LiewEar Science Institute Australia, University of Western Australia
      • Tympanic membrane derived stem cell-like culture for tissue regeneration
      Location: Auditorium
    • A/Prof. Tracy AinsworthScientia Fellow, University of New South Wales, Sydney AUS
    • A/Prof. Cedric BardySenior Research Fellow & Group Leader of the Laboratory for Human Neurophysiology and Genetics, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, Adelaide AUS
    • Dr. Lynn FinkDirector of Research, BGI Australia, Brisbane AUS
    • Prof. Josephine ForbesProfessorial Research Fellow & Program Leader of the Chronic Disease Biology and Care Research, Mater Research, Brisbane AUS
    • Prof. Ian FrazerChair of the TRI Foundation Board & Program Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Brisbane AUS
    • A/Prof. Lutz Krause - Principal Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Brisbane AUS

    Sponsored by: Charles Sturt University
      Location: Atrium

    Sponsored by: CSL Limited
  • Thursday

    29th of November

      Location: Auditorium
    • Dr. Glenn Begley - Chief Executive Officer of BioCurate Pty Ltd, Melbourne AUS

    Sponsored by: Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
      Location: Auditorium
    • Stefan BaderOlivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, La Trobe University - Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University - ARC Centre for Excellence in Bio-Nano Science
      • Anti-metastasis therapy via nanoparticle mediated drug delivery
    • Denise HeckmannThe Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
      • Combining forces to treat cancer: how inhibiting the MAPK p38 increases cell death in Smac mimetic-treated leukemic cells
    • Ming-Jie LuoThe Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
      • Advancing BH3 mimetics for treating non-hematological cancers
      Location: Atrium
      Location: Auditorium
    • A/Prof. Cedric Bardy - Senior Research Fellow & Group Leader of the Laboratory for Human Neurophysiology and Genetics, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, Adelaide AUS

    Sponsored by: South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute
      Location: Auditorium
    • Priscila LimaThe University of Queensland
      • Addressing Unmet Therapeutic Needs in Oncology: Perineural Disease
    • Belal ShohayebThe University of Queensland
      • The microcephaly gene wd40-repeat protein 62 (wdr62) has a role in cilia regulation in embryonic mice brains
    • Sunyuan ZhangThe University of Melbourne
      • The ataxin-1 interactome reveals direct connection with multiple disrupted nuclear transport pathways
      Location: Auditorium
    • Session 1

    Sponsored by: Australian National University – Research School of Biology
      Location: Room 2003 + 2004
    • Poster Session A

    Sponsored by: Macrogen
      Location: Auditorium
    • Dr. Kim-Anh Lê Cao - NMHRC Career Development Fellow & Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Melbourne AUS

    Sponsored by: Charles Sturt University
      Location: Auditorium
    • Jose AlquiciraGarvan Institute of Medical Research
      • scPred: Single cell type prediction using singular value decomposition and machine learning method
    • Cristina FortunoQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
      • A quantitative model to predict pathogenicity of p53 missense variants
    • Jamila IqbalGriffith University
      • Cytological Profiling with Human Olfactory Neurosphere-derived cells
      Location: Rydges Hotel

    Sponsored by: Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
  • Friday

    30th of November

      Location: Auditorium
    • A/Prof. Tracy Ainsworth - Scientia Fellow, University of New South Wales, Sydney AUS

    Sponsored by: University of Sydney – Faculty of Science
      Location: Auditorium
    • Melissa PappasUniversity of New South Wales
      • The stability of the giant clam holobiont over time and during bleaching stress
    • Caitlin RomanisUniversity of Newcastle
      • Annual variation in bloom-forming Microcystis genotypes from an Australian wastewater lagoon
    • Timothy StephensThe University of Queensland
      • Understanding cold adaptation and evolutionary transition to symbiosis in dinoflagellates using genomics approaches
      Location: Atrium
      Location: Auditorium
    • A/ Prof. Natalie Sims - Deputy Director & Head of the Bone Cell Biology & Disease Unit, St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne AUS

    Sponsored by: St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research
      Location: Auditorium
    • Mischa LundbergDiamantina Institute, The University of Queensland
      • Detecting transposable element insertions from whole genome and targeted sequencing data
    • Gayathri ThillaiyampalamThe University of Queensland
      • Developing a systems-based analysis of miRNA target networks
    • Sofiya TsimbalyukCharles Sturt University
      • Structural basis for importin alpha 3 specificity of W proteins in Hendra and Nipah viruses
      Location: Auditorium
    • Session 2

    Sponsored by: Abcam
      Location: Room 2003 + 2004
    • Poster Session B

    Sponsored by: Illumina
      Location: Auditorium
    • Prof. Jenny Martin - Director & Principal Research Leader at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Brisbane AUS

    Sponsored by: University of Wollongong, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
      Location: Auditorium
    • Amlan ChakrabortyMonash University
      • Effect of a Small Natural Dietary Compound on Lung Pathology in Acute Airway Inflammation
    • Minnie JacobKing Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, James Cook University
      • Quantitative Biomarker profiling in DOCK8 deficiency and atopic dermatitis patients
    • Harrison MadgeThe University of Queensland
      • Cyclic Multicomponent Lipopetide Vaccine Candidates Against Group A Streptococcus (GAS)
      Location: Auditorium
    • Jasmina Markulić - EAPS 2018 Chair

    Sponsored by: Translational Research Institute