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Renae Fernandez from the Robinson Research Institute’s Life Course and Intergenerational Health Research Group attended the International Symposium of Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace (RHICOH) in Barcelona, Spain in September 2016. Renae presented her research on Application of a shift work job-exposure matrix to investigate occupational differences in women’s accessing of fertility treatment and infertility […]

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Dr Sonja Frolich from the Robinson Research Institute’s Ovarian and Reproductive Cancer Research Group attended the QMB Cancer Biology Meeting in New Zealand in August 2016. Sonja was invited to give a talk on Development of automated high-content microscopy-assisted assays for telomere biology. This is what Sonja had to say about her experience: What was […]

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Dr Tina Bianco-Miotto from the Robinson Research Institute’s Placental Development Research Group attended the Australian and New Zealand Placental Research Association (ANZPRA) Satellite Meeting and the Joint meetings of Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Society for Reproductive Biology in Gold Coast in August 2016. Tina was invited to give […]

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Dr John Schjenken from the Robinson Research Institute’s Reproductive Immunology Research Group attended the Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Society for Reproductive Biology in Gold Coast in August 2016. John presented his research on Unknown sperm-associated TLR4 ligands act as signalling molecules in the female reproductive tract at coitus. […]

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Dr Amanda Highet from the Robinson Research Institute’s Placental Development Research Group attended the Australian and New Zealand Placental Research Association (ANZPRA) Satellite Meeting and the Joint meetings of Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Society for Reproductive Biology in Gold Coast in August 2016. Amanda presented her research on […]

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Rebecca Wilson from the Robinson Research Institute’s Placental Development Research Group attended the Society for Reproductive Biology Annual Scientific Meeting in Gold Coast in August 2016. Rebecca presented her research on Zinc deficiency in pregnancy increases placental oxidative stress and disrupts iron transport to the fetus contributing to fetal growth restriction. This is what Rebecca […]

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Dr David Sharkey from the Robinson Research Institute’s Reproductive Immunology Research Group attended the Inflammation in Reproduction, Pregnancy and Development (IRPD) symposium and the Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) Annual Scientific Meeting in Queensland in August 2016. David was invited to give talks on his research Interferon gamma is a potent inhibitor of TGFB-mediated signalling […]

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Dr Lachlan Moldenhauer from the Robinson Research Institute’s Reproductive Immunology Research Group attended the Inflammation in Reproduction, Pregnancy and Development symposium in Palm Cove, Queensland in August 2016. Lachlan was invited to give a talk on his research Repeated seminal fluid exposure progressively expands the Treg cell population in mice. This is what Lachlan had […]

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Dr Kerrilyn Diener from the Robinson Research Institute’s Reproductive Immunology Research Group attended the Inflammation in Reproduction, Pregnancy and Development symposium in Palm Cove, Queensland in August 2016. Kerrilyn was invited to give a talk on her research Murine cytomegalovirus infection during early pregnancy impacts on reproductive outcomes. This is what Kerrilyn had to say […]

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Daniel Pederick from the Robinson Research Institute’s Neural Development Research Group attended the Gordon Research Conference – Neural Development in Rhode Island, USA in August 2016. Daniel was invited to present his research Mosaic Expression of Pcdh19 Causes Segregation of Pcdh19-wild type and Pcdh19-null Neurons in the Developing Mouse Cortex Leading to an Epileptic Phenotype. […]

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