[ASC-list] Free ANZAAS talk, Melbourne, Wed 17th Sept 6:30pm - Roger Daly "Personalized cancer treatments and network medicine”

David Vaux D.Vaux at latrobe.edu.au
Mon Sep 8 02:15:11 UTC 2014


Free, all welcome (booking not needed). Bring your friends!
Free pizza and drinks after the talk

At GTAC, located in the grounds of University High School, corner Royal Parade and Story Street, Parkville (enter off Story Street or Royal Parade)
Wednesday 17 September 2014, 6:30 pm

Professor Roger Daly
Head, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University

Personalized cancer treatments and network medicine
Prof. Daly’s research focus is growth factor signalling mechanisms and their deregulation in cancer. He is using cutting edge techniques to characterize, at a global level, changes in signalling networks in cancer cells. In his talk he will review recent advances in the development of targeted cancer treatments, and how his ‘network’ level approach may provide a new strategy for molecular sub-classification of human cancers and the identification of novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers.
Roger was awarded his PhD from the University of Liverpool, UK, before taking up positions at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, followed by New York University Medical Centre, USA. He established the Signal Transduction Group at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, in 1993, and recently moved to Monash University, where he is Professor of Signalling Network Biology and Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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Forthcoming events:

 Wed 15th Oct           Grace Davies, National Student Representative, DEA (Doctors For The Environment Australia)
                                 “Climate Change: turning a global health threat into a global opportunity”

Thurs 27th Nov         ANZAAS-YSA annual dinner

We are pleased to acknowledge the support by CSL and GTAC for the ANZAAS Melbourne science talks series

 Further Info:         David Vaux       9345 2941                davidlaurencevaux at gmail.com<mailto:davidlaurencevaux at gmail.com>
http://www.anzaas.org.au/victoria/
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