Dr Su Heinzel, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, will be presenting “T-cell modelling: Numbers, Colours and Destiny”. Dr Eric Smith (Postdoctoral Fellow, Discipline of Surgery, Basil Hetzel Institute TQEH and the University of Adelaide) will chair the seminar.

Susanne completed her PhD at the University in Tuebingen in the field of Tumour Immunology investigating the immune responses of human CD4 T cells to novel tumour antigens. Her postdoc took her to Adelaide where she continued to work on tumour immunology at the RAH, before moving to Vaxine, a small biotech company. There she worked as clinical trial manager and senior research scientist on the development of vaccine adjuvants. Following her passion for basic research she moved to WEHI in Melbourne in 2010. Her research there has focussed on understanding the rules that govern the activation, survival and expansion of T and B lymphocytes.

Date: Wednesday 10 June 2015,
Time: 12-1pm.
Venue: Ground Floor Seminar Rooms, Basil Hetzel Institute, 37a Woodville Road, Woodville. All welcome.

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The Community Outreach Dental Program has been selected to participate in Local Matters at Grill’d Rundle St this June!

Local Matters is the Grill’d community donation program that sees each Grill’d restaurant donate $500 back into the community every month. The donation is split between 3 local community groups $300 / $100 / $100.

HOW YOU CAN HELP?

We’d love your support in receiving the highest $300 donation! Simply head to Grill’d Rundle St during June, for a burger and pop your Local Matters token in our jar. The group with the most tokens at the end of the month receives the largest donation.

It’s a simple (and delicious) way to show your support!

You’ll find us on a jar at Grill’d Rundle St, 187 Rundle St Adelaide.

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The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning) Philippa Levy has established a new initiative, the Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research (BeaCUR). BeaCUR, which she hopes will become an annual event, will be held this year in August at the University. The deadline for abstracts is Friday 5 June 2015 (week 12) and I ask that you promote this opportunity enthusiastically to your undergraduate students.

The Office of the DVC&VP(A) will then fund prize-winning students to attend the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR). Undergraduate research through initiatives such as BeaCUR will continue to be strategically important to the University, and BeaCUR promises to be a good opportunity for you to showcase the work of your students and staff at a local and national level.

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The Trevor Prescott Memorial Scholarship is a major award (up to $25K+ is available or several smaller awards) enabling talented young people to achieve their career ambitions in any worthwhile endeavour in Australia or overseas (i.e. to obtain experience, knowledge or skill in a field and to return a significant contribution to the community). There are [...]

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The Adelaide Medical and Nursing Schools project is seeking interested staff and students from the Faculty of Health Sciences to be involved in current project work. The project’s Transition Taskforce, chaired by Professor Alison Kitson, oversees a broad portfolio of projects that will co-ordinate and integrate the delivery of a wide range of related projects [...]

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Transforming Health: Shaping the Research Agenda Workshop The Transforming Health initiative will be the flagship activity of SA Health over the next four years. While the focus is on improving metropolitan hospital services in South Australia, there will be flow-on effects, particularly in  primary health care,  aged care and  country health services. Do you have [...]

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ICHOM (International Consortium for Health Outcome Measurement) is a non-profit organisation established by Harvard Business School, Boston Consulting Group and the Karolinska Institute, with the objective of improving value-based healthcare by measuring health outcomes. The senior executive is visiting Adelaide on the 26th May and will deliver an open lecture entitled ‘Towards Global Standards on [...]

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Consider the alternatives! Why do people neglect alternatives when making judgments and what can we do about it? Brett Hayes is Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of New South Wales. He is a former Head of the School of Psychology at UNSW, and has held previous appointments at the University of Sydney, University [...]

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 “Modulation of angiogenesis in obesity: role of the anti-angiogenic VEGF-A165b isoform” presented by Dr Doan Ngo (The Hospital Research Foundation Mid-Career Postdoctoral Fellow, Basil Hetzel Institute TQEH and the University of Adelaide).  Chair, Dr Yuliy Chirkov (Cardiology, Basil Hetzel Institute TQEH). Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 12-1pm. Location: Ground Floor Seminar Rooms, Basil Hetzel Institute, [...]

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“The bacterial lifestyle during chronic infection: A new approach to prolonged growth of Staphylococcus aureus reveals mechanisms for its survival in the host” presented by Dr Stephen Kidd (University of Adelaide). Chair, Dr Sarah Vreugde (ENT, Basil Hetzel Institute TQEH and The University of Adelaide). Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015, 12-1pm. Location: Ground Floor Seminar [...]

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