The first UQDI Research Symposium will be held at the QBI Auditorium on Friday the 16th of September, 2011.

The scientific event program will feature presentations of a generalist nature from all research labs within the UQDI and a poster session. You are cordially invited to attend a cocktail reception after the day’s sessions.
 
All staff and postgraduate students whom have research connections within the UQDI are invited to attend.

Itinerary

 

0830
0850
Registration and Coffee on the patio, Auditorium level, QBI
0850
0900
Professor Matt Brown
Welcome
SESSION 1: CHAIR: ANTJE BLUMENTHAL
0900
0925
Towards understanding pathogenesis and immunotherapy of autoimmune disease
Ranjeny Thomas
0925
0950
Overview of the Epithelial Pathobiology Group and the Epithelial Cancer Cluster
Nick Saunders
0950
1015
Melanoma projects at UQDI
Brian Gabrielli
1015
1035
Controlling persistent HPV infections - immune prevention and immunotherapy
Ian Frazer
1035
1100
Morning Tea: on the patio, Auditorium level, QBI
SESSION 2: CHAIR: RAY STEPTOE
1100
1120
Overview of research in the Molecular Oncogenesis Group.
Tom Gonda
1120
1140
Progression and Therapy in squamous cell carcinoma.
Fiona Simpson
1140
1200
Immune suppression in precancerous skin
Graham Leggatt
1200
1220
Human Genetics Group – Gene Discovery and Translation.
Matt Brown
1220
1400
Lunch and Poster Session Judging by Gethin Thomas, Ray Steptoe and Antje Blumenthal
Presentations by Sparq-Ed students
SESSION 3: CHAIR: GRAHAM LEGGATT
1400
1420
Obstacles for the immuno-therapeutic treatment of cancer
James Wells
1420
1440
Regulators of innate immune responses during bacterial infection
Antje Blumenthal
1440
1500
Translating genetic findings in ankylosing spondylitis
Gethin Thomas
1500
1520
What IS quantitative genetics? Overview of research of the Visscher Lab
Naomi Wray
1520
1550
Afternoon Tea: on the patio, Auditorium level, QBI
SESSION 4: CHAIR: RANJENY THOMAS
1550
1610
Turning off pathogenic T-cell responses
Ray Steptoe
1610
1630
A systems biology approach to translational research.
Angus Harding
1630
1700
UQDI into the Future
Matt Brown
1700
1710
Professor Matt Brown
Poster prize (Best RHD and Best Postdoctoral Researcher)
Close
1710
1830
Sparkling Wine Reception: on the patio, Auditorium level, QBI

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