BIC Biomedical Symposium

  • Date: Monday, 18 September 2017 to Monday, 18 September 2017
  • Time: 12:30PM to 05:30PM
  • Location: Beaven Lecture Theatre, 7th floor, University of Otago building, 2 Riccarton Ave, Riccarton
  • Ticket: Free $0

In collaboration with the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine, we are holding a half-day meeting that will bring together leading researchers in the biomedical sciences (the application of the biological sciences, especially biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, to the understanding, treatment and prevention of human disease).

The programme will be led by Associate Professor Renwick Dobson and Professor Mark Hampton. Speakers include:

  • Glutamate Racemase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a new target for antituberculosis drug design Professor Kurt Krause, Director of the Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases, Biochemistry Department, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago
  • Metagenomic discovery of new natural products from free living and symbiotic bacteria Dr Jeremy Owen, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Dr Kristin Brown, Cancer Therapeutics Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
  • Dr Andrew Cox, Organogenesis & Cancer Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

Registration is free and we welcome anyone who would like to attend. Afternoon tea will be provided. 

Symposium will run from 12.30pm - 5.20pm followed by drinks at the nearby Pegasus Arms Hotel from 5.30pm.

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