Seminars and Events

Every week, there are a range of seminars and events held across the Alfred precinct, by the Alfred Research Alliance members. Check in here regularly to see what’s on!



The Alfred Department of Cardiology Seminar – Tuesday 2 October, 2018

8am – 9am, Heart Centre Conference Room, Level 3, Phillip Block

Cath Lab & VCOR Update

Speaker:  Professor Stephen Duffy, Dr Dion Stub, Dr Julia Stehli
Department of Cardiology, The Alfred Hospital

Chair: Associate Professor  Tony Walton 

The presentation will include breakfast, sponsored by Bayer

Monash Immunology & Pathology Seminar Series – Wednesday 3 October, 2018

11.30am – 12.30pm – Classroom 2, Education Centre

Cytotoxic T cells for immunotherapy: Activation, Connections and Death

The next speaker in the Monash Immunology and Pathology seminar series is Misty Jenkins from WEHI, presenting her research into cytotoxic T cells for immunotherapy.

We will be holding a pre-seminar meeting in the Nairn room (Burnet Tower, Level 6), from 11:00 – 11:30am where Jess Borger will run through the main areas of Misty’s research and the attached paper.  This pre-seminar meeting is open and encouraged for all, in particular the students and early career researchers, and is compulsory for students in the Immunology department.

After the seminar, we will be holding a student/ECR lunch with the speaker, also to be held in the Nairn room.  Everyone is invited to this lunch, however please inform Kate if you will be attending without having signed up to this lunch, to aid with catering.


Neurology Grand Rounds – Wednesday 3 October, 2018

9am – 10am – Lecture Theatre, Education Centre

Speaker: Dr Jonathan Zimmerman


Speaker: Dr Anna Willard

Topic: MS & Epilepsy


These presentations will be followed by morning tea

ACBD Central Clinical School Scientific Seminar – Tuesday 2 October, 2018

11am – 12 noon – Seminar Room, Education Centre

Dijina Swaroop

PhD Confirmation, Jane Laboratory
“Therapeutic targeting of grhl3 dependent pathways in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.”
Supervisors: Dr Smitha Georgy, Prof Stephen Jane.
Chair: Raffi Gugasyan

Marina Carpinelli

Jane Laboratory
“The Grainyhead-like 2/Zeb1 axis compartmentalises epithelial and mesenchymal tissues during palate closure.”
Chair: Rania Hashad.