Australian Inflammation Symposium

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The inaugural joint Australian Inflammation Symposium will showcase inflammation research from across Australia, highlighting collaboration, consortia and joint grant opportunities, as well as enabling the networking of like-minded researchers.

Featured will be the latest inflammation research taking place at participating organisations that include the Centenary Institute; University of Technology Sydney; Institute for Molecular Bioscience (University of Queensland); Hudson Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases; Monash University Centre for Inflammatory Diseases; and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

Program

SessionDateBrisbane TimeSydney & Melbourne TimeHostVenue
1Thursday 11 November10am – 12pm11am – 1pmWEHITBC
2Thursday 11 November1pm – 3pm2pm – 4pmCentenaryCentenary lecture theatre &/or virtual
3Friday 12 November10am – 12pm11am – 1pmMonashTBC
4Friday 12 November1pm – 3pm2pm – 4pmIMBIMB large & small seminar rooms

Session 2: Thursday 11 November

Centenary speakers and titles listed below:

TimeSpeakerGroupTitle
15 minsProf Phil HansbroCentre for InflammationOverview and Centre For Inflammation
10 minsProf Phil HoggCancer Research CentreInflammation & Cancer Research Centre
10 minsProf Jenny GambleVascular biology programInflammation & cardiovascular research
ChairDr Elinor HortleCentre for Inflammation 
8 minsDr Annalicia VaughanCentre for InflammationMicrobiomes in COPD
8 minsMs Ridhima WadhwaCentre for InflammationInflammation in severe asthma
8 minsDr Gang LiuCentre for InflammationInflammation in IPF
8 minsDr Matt JohansenCentre for InflammationCellular and animal models for SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19
8 minsDr Jaesung ChoiCentre for InflammationThe role of microbiome and its’ induced immune response in stroke caused by cerebral cavernous malformation
8 minsMs Aster PijningCancer research CentreαIIbβ3 integrin functions as multiple covalent forms on human platelets
8 minsDr Joyce ChiuCancer research CentreMechano-redox control of Mac-1 de-adhesion from endothelial ICAM-1 by protein disulfide isomerase
8 minsDr Kathryn WrightTuberculosis programMycobacterium infection-induced miR-126 protects the host by suppressing permissive macrophages
8 minsDr Diana QuanTuberculosis programHow does silicosis make TB worse
8 mins
Dr Andrew Quattrocchi
Vascular biology program
Role of perivascular macrophages in blood-brain barrier dysfunction
8 minsDr Matt GrausCardiovascular developmentSingle molecule based assay as an  emerging approach in the field of genome biology