Seminar program

Seminar program

Schedule 2016

DateTimeLocationSpeakerInstituteSeminar Title
09th Feb 2016 13:00 to 14:00 pmF7B 322
Dr. Lisbeth
Grondahl
University of
Queensland
Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles
in bone tissue engineering
17th Feb 201610:00-11:00 pmF7B 322Dr. Mat LucasDavies Collison CaveIP-What is it, how do I get it, and how can I use it?
23rd Feb 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B322Prof. Paul HaynesMacquarie UniversityNavigating the densely tangled maze of Ph.D. student admission and scholarships at Macquarie
1st March 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Yves de DeeneMacquarie UniversityFrom safeguarding to image guiding radiotherapy:
Technological challenges and opportunities
15th March 201615:00 to 16:00F7B 322Professor Jonathan Zehr University of California at Santa CruzFrom genes and microbes to ecosystems-molecular tools and in situ instrumentation in microbial oceanography
22nd March 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Dr. Tzipi Cohen-HyamsTechnion R&D, IsraelFocus Ion beam and its applications
24th March 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Prof. William TongSand Diego State University, USAUltrasensitive Multi-Photon Nonlinear Laser Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Applications
29th March 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Dr. Dana PascoviciAPAF, Macquarie UniversityThe American Statistical Association on misuse of P values – a statistical reformation?
12th April
2016
13:00 to 14:00 F7B 322A. Prof. James CrowleyUniversity of Otago, New ZealandFunctional (Supra-)Molecular Architectures and Machines: It’s as easy as 1,2,3 “Click”

21st April 2016

13:00 to 14:00 F7B 322 TRoomPatrick IvoryiGroup Australasia Pty LtdSpecial Seminar: New research and workflow solutions from Chemical Abstracts Service – MethodsNow and PatentPak for SciFinder
3rd May 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322 RoomDr. Sean HumphreyUniversity of SydneyTechnologies and applications of high-throughput phosphoproteomics
31st May 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322Dr. Yuling WangUniversity of QueenslandSurface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Study to Translational Science
7th June 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322Dr. Jen RowlandMacquarie UniversityPlagiarism in Science
28th  June 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Dr. Alex SwarbrickSt Vincent's Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW AustraliaUsing mass spectrometry to decode transcription factor function in breast development and cancer

5th  July 2016

13:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Dr. Lawrence LeeUNSWNanoscopic machines
12 July 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322Prof. Denis JacqueminUniversity of Nantes, FranceAb initio modelling of excited-states: applications to dyes and switches
26th July 201612:00-14:00
F7B 322
MRes StudentsMacquarie UniversityPoster Session
29th July 201613:00-14:00F7B 322Alexander F. R. KilpatrickUniversity of Oxford (UK)Bimetallic Pentalene Sandwich Complexes:
Exploiting Metal−Metal Interactions for Small Molecule Activation
2nd  August 201613:00 to 14:00 F7B 322Prof. Stephen HashmiHeidelberg UniversityNew Mechanistic Studies in Homogeneous Gold Catalysis
      
9th August 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322Dr. Victoria ColemanDpt. of Industry, Innovation and Sciencetba, National Measurement Institute
6th September 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322MRes StudentsMacquarie Universitytba, Introductory Seminar
13th September 201612:00 to 13:00F7B 322Prof. Larry J BerlinerUniversity of Denver, United StatesThe History of the Nobel price
27th September 201613:00 to 14:00F7B 322Dr Christian Rinke Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, University of QueenslandIlluminating microbial dark matter via single-cell genomics.
4th October  201613:00 to 14:00F7B322Assoc. Prof. Cuong Ton-ThatUTS, Sydneytba
11th October 201613:00 to 14:00F7B322Dr. Wei XuEngineering Dpt., Macquarie University3D metal printing of titanium alloys
25th October 201613:00 to 14:00F7B322Prof. William PriceUniversity Western SydneyDevelopment and Applications of High Field MRI and NMR to Biomedical Problems at Western Sydney University
2nd November 201612:00E8A 280 (Biology Tea Room)Prof Mark RodgerUniversity of Warwick, UKLong Times and Rare Events
(Physical Chemistry on the Nanoscale)
22nd November
2016
11:00-12:00F7B322Prof. Nik PetrovskyVaxine Pty Ltd and Flinders Medical CentreModelling-based approaches to vaccine design
24th November 201613:00 to 14:00F7B322Prof Cristiano GiordaniInstitute of Physics - Universidad de Antioquia, Medellìn, COLOMBIA (South AmericaBiophysical studies on the interaction between amyloid peptides and natural compounds with lipid membrane models
      

Schedule 2015

DateTimeLocationSpeakersInstituteSeminar Title
24 February 201512:00 to 1:00 pmBiology Tea RoomProf Colin MurrellUniversity of East Angila (UK)Bacterial growth on C1 compounds in the laboratory and in the environment
 25 February 20152:30 pmBiology Tea RoomProf Lee R.LyndThayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College (USA)Land, food, and bioengineering in relation to the great challenges of our time
3 March 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 422Prof Kini ManjunathaNational University of Singapore Venoms and Toxins: A Source of Inspiration
13 March 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322Prof E. Peter KündigUniversity of Geneva Asymmetric Pd-NHC* Catalysed C(sp3)-H Activation 
24 March 20151:00 to 2:00 pmF7B 322Dr Alfonso Garcia-Bennett,ARC Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, CBMSSynthesis, Structural Properties and Applications of Mesoporous Materials.
31 March 20151:00 to 2:00 pmF7B 322Dr Biswaranjan MohantyMonash UniversityStructure determination of low affinity protein–ligand complexes from sparse NMR data
14 April 201512:00 to 1:00pmF7B 322Prof Brendan KennedyUniversity of SydneyUnderstanding Order And Disorder In Complex Oxides. How $500 Million Helps.
20 April 20151:00 to 2:00 pmF7B 322Prof Marisa KozlowskiUniversity of Pennsylvania (USA)Adventures in Oxidative Bond Forming Reactions Development and Applications in Natural Product Synthesis
5 May 201512:00 to 1:00 pm F7B 322Prof Ajayan Vinu AIBN, University of QueenslandAdvanced Functional Nanoporous Materials for Multiple Applications
19 May
2015
3:00 to 4:00 pmF7B 322Dr Hannah BrownRobinson Research Institute, University of AdelaideDiabetes: changing and challenging the reproductive landscape
26 May 201512:00 to 1:00 pm F7B 322A/Prof Matthew H. ToddSchool of Chemistry, University of Sydney OPEN SOURCE DRUG DISCOVERY
26 May 20156:30 pmUniversity of Western Sydney, CampbelltownProf Paul KellerSchool of Chemistry, University of WollongongFrom Anti-Bacterial Medicinal Chemistry to Antarctic Natural Products:
Two Stories for the Price of One
2 June 201512:00 to 1:00 pm F7B 322A/Prof Federico LauroNanyang Technological University, SingaporeCitizen Oceanography and Predictive Modelling of Environmental Health in the Global Ocean.
9 June 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322Dr Thomas WilliamsSynthetic Biology, CBMS, Macquarie UniversityCompeting with Complexity – Engineering Genetic Regulation, Metabolic Pathways, and Whole Genomes
11 June
2015
12:00 to 1:00F7B 322Prof Subhash VasudevanDuke-NUS Graduate Medical SchoolConformational control of MTase and RNA-polymerase domains in Dengue virus NS5 protein
23 June 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322Prof Garvin ReidDept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of MelbourneLipidomics Strategies to Elucidate the Functional Role of Aberrant Lipid Metabolism in the Onset and Progression of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
30 June 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322Prof Lisa R. MooreDepartment of Biological Sciences,
University of Southern Maine
Biogeography of Picoplankton within the Patagonia Large Marine Ecosystem
21 July12:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322MRes year 2 poster dayCBMS, Macquarie UniversityMRes year 2 poster day
28 July 201512:00 to 1:00 F7B 322Prof Martin J. DrysdaleThe Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UKFASCINating RAScals – Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions in Cancer Drug Discovery

 AUGUST

11 August 20151:00 to 2:00 F7B 322Prof Antoine van OijenSchool of Chemistry, University of WollongongBiology at the nanoscale, one molecule at a time
 25 August 20151:00 to 2:00 pm F7B 322Prof Gilles GuilleminMacquarie UniversityTryptophan metabolism and neuroinflammation
27 August 20152:30 to 3:30 pm F7B 322Dr Stephen SchuckBioEnergy AustraliaBioenergy: Current Status, Future Directions & International Collaboration

SEPTEMBER

1 Sept. 20151:00 to 2:00 F7B 322Anna GrocholskyDirector of Commercialisation and Innovation at Macquarie UniversityIntellectual Property and Commercialization of Research
8 Sept. 20151:00 to 2:00 F7B 322Prof. Murray KillingsworthIngham Institute/UNSW, Liverpool, Sydney, Australia.TBA
29 Sept.20151:00 to 2:00F7B 322Dr Zhaojun HanCSIRO Manufacturing Flagship, Lindfield, NSWRandom and oriented nanomaterials: Plasma-enabled functionalities

OCTOBER

6 Oct. 20151:00 to 2:00F7B 322Prof Yves De DeeneDepartment of Engineering, Macquarie UniversityPost-poned
27 Oct. 20151:00 to 2:00 F7B 322Prof Yasuhiro SakamotoDepartment of Physics, Osaka University, JapanElectron microscopy studies of nanoporous materials on the micro- and meso-scale.

NOVEMBER

 3 Nov. 20151:00 to 2:00 F7B 322Dr. Tony CesareGenome Integrity Group Leader, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Westmead, Australia.Microscopy reveals the complexities of telomere biology in cancer and cellular ageing
10 Nov. 20151:00 to 2:00F7B 322Dr. Andrew PiggottDepartment of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Macquarie University.Antibiotic biodiscovery
17 Nov. 20151:00 to 2:00F7B 322Prof. Peter KarusoDepartment of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Macquarie UniversityChemistry and Chemical Biology of Natural Products and Fluorescence
24 Nov. 20151:00 to 2:00F7B 322Prof. Paul HaynesDepartment of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Macquarie UniversityPlant and environmental proteomics: getting the message across
16 Dec.
2015
10:30-11:30F7B 322Prof. Bert PoolmanDepartment of Biochemistry, University of Groningen, The NetherlandsLigand-binding mechanism and substrate delivery in ATP-binding cassette transporter at the single-molecule level

Please e-mail Alf Garcia-Bennett (alf.garcia@mq.edu.au) for the 2015 seminar schedule, to make enquiries about presenting a seminar or to arrange a meeting with one of the speakers.

All seminars are from 1:00 pm Tuesdays in Rm F7B322 (unless otherwise stated); all welcome.

This semester we aim to promote all our research fields and include speakers from a range of disciplines falling under the banner of the Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences.

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