Events

SoMS PhD Seminar Series - Mid and Final Talks

Event date: 
9 November 2018 - 1:00pm
Location: 
LG02 Wallace Wurth
Booking deadline: 

Mid or Final Talk:

Name:

Talk Tittle:

Supervisor(s):

1

1:00-1:20

Mid

Zhinoos Taidi

P2X7 purinergic receptor as a therapeutic target in the treatment of interstitial cystits

Lu Liu

Kylie Mansfield

Kate Moore

2

1:20-1:40

Mid

Catherine Li

Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) as a possible treatment for chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment

Lindsay Wu

David Sinclair

Ian Johnston

Nicole Jones

3

1:40-2:10

Final

Jonathan Ho

Protection against chemotherapy induced infertility through Elevation of NAD

Lindsay Wu

Hayden Homer

David Sinclair

4

2:10 2:40

Final

Ashley Wong

Small molecule activation of the Pentose Phosphate Shunt for pharmacological extension of lifespan

Lindsay Wu

David Sinclair

Break: 2:40pm – 3:00pm

5

3:00- 3:20

Mid

Josephine Yu

Interventions in obesity: Do exercise and NMN provide synergistic benefits?

Margaret Morris

Ross Laybutt

Neil Youngson

6

3:20-3:40

Mid

Louise Metcalfe

Exploring the physiological role of a gene variant that causes obesity

Nigel Turner

Greg Smith

Margaret Morris

7

3:40-4:00

Mid

Azrah Samsudeen

Investigating the effects of altering nuclear NAD+ on skeletal muscle metabolism 

Nigel Turner

Kyle Hoehn

8

4:00-4:30

Final

Ghazal Sultani

Impact of Compartment-Specific Changes in NAD+ Biosynthesis on Development and Progression of Cancer 

Nigel Turner

Beer and pizza to follow post-graduate seminar

Mid = 15-minute talk 5-minute questions. Final = 20-minute talk 10-minute questions

Enquiries:

Ingvars Birznieks i.birznieks@unsw.edu.auor

Greg Smith g.smith@unsw.edu.au, or

Natasha Kumar Natasha.kumar@unsw.edu.au

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