|The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases hosted a launch of the new Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Blood Cancer Therapeutics Centre on 24 July 2018. The visitors from ACRF and the community had a tour of the new laboratory and centre, then listened to talks from the senior researchers and a patient who has already benefited from the research into improved treatments. Seen here, left to right, are Mr Russell Caplan (Director, ACRF), Kerry Strydom (Chief Operating Officer, ACRF), Mr Greg Camm (Director, ACRF), Victoria Bonsey (Philanthropy & Engagement Manager, ACRF), Professor Ian Brown (CEO, ACRF), Mr Gordon Wheaton (Wheaton Foundation donor), Professor Andrew Spencer (Group leader, ACBD and Head of the Malignant Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Service, The Alfred), Associate Professor Andrew Wei (Group Leader, ACBD and Head of leukaemia research, The Alfred). See more about the launch and the centre in this issue's story.|
27 Jul 2018
|The AMREP Honours information evening is being held on|
Thursday 2 Aug, starting at 6.00 pm. RSVP here.
CCS staff and students can see details of both public and local events (including professional development courses, trade fairs and Graduate Research Student calendars) and deadlines, at the CCS intranet's Announcements page.
See CCS seminar index: www.monash.edu/medicine/ccs/headlines/events-calendar
What's on at CCS 30 July-03 August 2018
|Mon||30/07/2018||►||12:00||Neuroscience seminar series|
|Wed||01/08/2018||►||11:30||Seminar: Gabrielle Belz (WEHI)|
|Journal Club: Timothy Gottschalk|
Alfred Grand Rounds: Medical Education - Present, future and challenges
|►||18:00||AMREP Honours and graduate research Information Night|
|Fri||03/08/2018||►||12:30||PhD confirmation Seminar: Ms Chloe Duygu Durukan|
|Dr Jason Ong, of the Melbourne Sexual|
Health Centre, is a co-author on a paper
looking at vaccination targets for HPV
Labels: recent publications
|Professor Anton Peleg in the lab|
Professor Peleg was honoured with the ASM's top research award at the ASM Annual Scientific meeting in Brisbane this month. One of the leading awards in microbiology in Australia, it recognises distinguished contributions in any area of Australian research in microbiology.
Department of Diabetes candidate Pacific Huynh received his PhD award on 18 July 2018 for his thesis, "The role of CDA1 in an Experimental Model of Diabetes-Associated Renal Fibrosis". Pacific was supervised by Dr Zhong-Lin Chai.
Julidth Moore, Department of Gastroenterology candidate, likewise was awarded her PhD on 18 July for her thesis, "Novel interventional strategies for chronic constipation". Judith's supervisors were
Dr Rebecca Burgell and Prof Peter Gibson.
|27 August 2018 Multicultural lunch hosted by GEDI|
During Diversity and Inclusion week (Aug 27 - 31), the GEDI committee will be hosting a multicultural lunch in the AMREP foyer on Monday 27 August from 1.30 - 2.30pm. This will be a great opportunity to engage with CCS staff and students, meet the GEDI committee and learn more about CCS and Monash initiatives that celebrate and recognise diversity and inclusion. There will be more information in the CCS blog - look out for the Eye on GEDI section.
26 Jul 2018
|The ACRF Blood Cancer Therapeutics Centre launch ceremony|
held at the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct.
L-R: Russell Caplan (ACRF), A/Prof Andrew Wei, Prof Andrew
Spencer and Greg Camm (ACRF)