2 April 2017:
A/Prof Jeremy Thompson, CNBP Chief Investigator, has given an invited talk at the 7th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2017) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the 2nd April 2017.
The Congress is the largest clinical reproductive medicine meeting in the Asia-Pacific region with A/Prof Thompson’s talk titled, “New sensing methods for embryos.”
25 March 2017:
CNBP Chief Investigator Professor Nicki Packer was an invited chair of a session and leader of the Power Hour (gender equality workshop) at the Gordon Glycobiology conference at Ventura, California 19-24 March, 2017.
As session Chair, Prof Packer led discussion on advances in omics, integrated omics, bioinformatics for glycobiology and the impact of altered glycosylation for human disorders.
The Power Hour was an informal session designed to help address the challenges women face in science and to support the professional growth of women by providing an open forum for discussion and mentoring.
Further conference information is accessible online.
23 February 2017:
CNBP Chief Investigator A/Prof Jeremy Thompson has delivered a talk to the “Best of ASRM-ESHRE” forum, in Paris, February 23, 2017.
The forum, a joint initiative of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) brings together 1200 delegates focused in the science of reproductive medicine, with updates on the latest concepts and developments presented in a framework of lectures, debates and back-to-back sessions.
A/Prof Thompson’s well received talk was titled, “Automation in the IVF Laboratory – what works and what hasn’t.”
28 May-1 June 2017:
CNBP Research Fellows at Macquarie University, Dr Lindsay Parker (pictured) and Dr Nicole Cordina will attend the 11th International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2017 to be held in Cairns, Australia May 28 – June 1.
The conference spans wide research topics from fundamental physical and chemical concepts to applied technologically driven applications with carbon based materials. Those include, but not limited to single crystal diamond, nanodiamonds, carbon nanotubes, graphene and other carbon nanostructures.
Dr Parker has been selected for an oral presentation for her work titled: “Applications of fluorescent nanodiamonds in cellular molecular tracing”.
Dr Cordina has been selected for a poster presentation for her work titled: “Targeting fluorescent nanodiamonds to E-selectin for the detection of inflammation”.
10 May 2017:
Dr Philipp Reineck, CNBP Research Fellow has been invited to give a talk at the ENM Nanoparticle meeting in San Sebastian in Spain and will also chair a workshop/session on nanoparticles for optical bioimaging. Further information on the conference can be found online.