School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health

Tuesday Seminar – 10 September 2013

Time: 12:00pm
Venue: Maxwell Seminar Room, Level 2, Clarence Reiger Building, Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Dominique Condo, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Paediatrics
Development and Validation of an Iodine Specific Food Frequency Questionnaire for use in Pregnancy
(HDR Supervisors: Professor Maria Makrides and Dr Jo Zhou)

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Wednesday Seminar – 11 September 2013

Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room N229, Level 2, Medical School North, Frome Road

Siew Leng Wong, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The impact of obesity- induced disruptions to membrane functional domains on embryo development
(HDR Supervisors: Dr Rebecca Robker and Dr Linda Wu)

Bihong Zhang, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Regulatory T cells in early pregnancy
(HDR Supervisors: Professor Sarah Robertson; Associate Professor Simon Barry; and Dr John Schjenken)

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Friday Seminar – 13 September 2013

Dr John Bromfield, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women’s Health, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
Infection and immunity in the dairy cow: is the female germline protected from infection at distant sites?

Time:4:00pm
Venue: Seminar Room N229, Level 2, Medical School North, Frome Road
Host: Professor Sarah Robertson, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health

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Seminar: Towards Cell to Organisms Level Systems Biology – 18 September 2013

Dr Hiroki R. Ueda, The Laboratory for Systems Biology, Centre for Developmental Biology, Riken
Towards Cell-To-Organisms-Level Systems Biology

Date: 18 September 2013
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Venue: NUMICO Seminar Room S512, Level 5, Medical School South, Frome Road
Program: Flyer 

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Campus Travel: Qantas Travel Grant

The grant is open to employees or students from any Australian university, school, research or academic organisation. The application period runs from 1 September 2013 through to 15 November 2013.

The grant includes $5,000 worth of air credit from Qantas and $1000 from Campus Travel to be used towards hotel accommodation, transfers or tours.

For further information and to apply, please see flyer

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Seminar: Corticosteroids and Preterm Birth Research Update – 19 October 2013

What’s known, what’s happening, what still needs to be done

When: Saturday 19 October 2013 from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: National Wine Centre, Adelaide
Cost: $50.00 (includes lunch)

Range of international and local experts in the field including:

  • Professor Cindy McEvoy, US
  • Professor Liz Thom, US
  • Professor Kellie Murphy, Canada
  • A/Professor Michael Stark, Australia
  • Professor Outi Peltoniemi, Finland
  • Professor Lex Doyle, Australia

Final program to follow shortly.

Enquiries to Philippa Middleton – philippa.middleton@adelaide.edu.au

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Tuesday Seminar – 3 September 2013

Time: 12:00pm (A light lunch will be served from 11:45am)
Venue: Maxwell Seminar Room, Level 2, Clarence Reiger Building, Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Jemma Anderson, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Paediatrics
Longer sleep duration and time spent lying down relates to better vascular health in youth with type 1 diabetes
(HDR Supervisors: Professor Jenny Couper and Dr Alexia Peña Vargas)

Amy Kaim, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Paediatrics
Healthy Kids Check: Can it identify mental health problems? 
(HDR Supervisors: Professor Michael Sawyer; Dr Alyssa Sawyer; Professor John Lynch; and Associate Professor Peter Baghurst)

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Wednesday Seminar – 4 September 2013

Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room N229, Level 2, Medical School North, Frome Road

Hong Liu, PhD Candidate, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Can neonatal exendin-4 prevent diabetes and obesity after IUGR?
(HDR Supervisors: Dr Kathy Gatford and Professor Julie Owens)

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Special Interactive Workshop: The Road to Translational Success – 15 October 2013

The Road to Translational Success
A specially-designed interactive workshop for HDR Students & ECRs/MCRs!

Facilitated by a panel of experts:

Using case studies and real life experiences, you will gain practical ideas and useful tips on:

  • What is translational research?
  • How do you go about commercialising your IP?
  • How long does it take to achieve commercial success?
  • How do you get the government to fund you to write health policy guidelines?
  • Getting help

When: Tuesday, 15 October 2013 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm (light lunch will be provided from 12:00pm)
Where: Seminar Room N229, Medical School North, Frome Road
RSVP: kay.govin@adelaide.edu.au

As spaces are limited, please register NOW to avoid disappointment! 

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Young Investigator Award 2013: Semi-Finals – 25 September 2013

The 2013 Young Investigator Award semi-finals will be conducted on Wednesday September 25 from 10:00 am in the Queen Victoria Lecture Theatre, Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Guest Speaker: Dr Natasha McInnes (last year’s winner)

Program: Flyer

Abstracts of the semi-finalistsWCH Foundation website

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