Seminars and Events

Biomedical Seminars

Biomedical Seminars are held each week at the Bionics Institute and are open to the public. Registration is not required.

The seminars are held at the Institute, unless stated otherwise:

4-5pm each Friday

Bionics Institute

Level 1, 384-388 Albert Street

East Melbourne

Start Time Title Speaker
04/05/2018 04:00 PM Defining the functional neuroanatomy of the urogenital organs to develop strategies for restoring autonomic and sensory function Professor Janet Keast, Chair of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne View
11/05/2018 04:00 PM Forensic DNA Analysis – What does the future hold? Dr Linzi Wilson-Wilde OAM Director National Institute of Forensic Science, Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency View
15/05/2018 12:00 PM Development of an implantable device for the long term sensing of pressure Professor Simon Malpas, University of Auckland View
18/05/2018 04:00 PM Shining Light on Bioengineering – Design and Utilisation of Light Responsive Hydrogels A/Prof John S. Forsythe, Department of Materials Science and Engineering Monash Institute of Medical Engineering View
25/05/2018 04:00 PM Brain-inspired digital memories Shruti Nirantar, PhD candidate at Functional Materials and Microsystems, RMIT University View
01/06/2018 04:00 PM Rate Modulation and Speech Perception for Cochlear Implant Users Tim Brochier, PhD candidate, Bionics Institute View
08/06/2018 04:00 PM Beyond the Shannon limit: Chronic intracochlear electrical stimulation at high charge densities Prof Rob Shepherd, Head of the Medical Bionics Department, University of Melbourne and Principal Scientist at the Bionics Institute View
22/06/2018 04:00 PM Using fNIRS brain imaging for clinical management of hearing loss Prof. Colette McKay, Leader of the Translational Hearing Research Group, Bionics Institute View
29/06/2018 04:00 PM Generation of inner ear organoids derived from human pluripotentstem cells enriched with mechanosensitive vestibular like hair cells and otoconia: the evolution from 2D to 3D Cristiana Mattei, PhD student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Melbourne View
20/07/2018 04:00 PM Special multi speaker seminar: Overview of the cutting edge research conducted at the Micro-Nano Research Facility Prof. Arnan Mitchell, Prof. Yongxiang Li, Dr. Kate Fox, Dr. Paul Beckett, School of Engineering, RMIT University View
13/07/2018 04:00 PM Optimal energy-efficient coding in sensory neurons Prof Doug Jones, University of Illinois View
24/07/2018 12:00 PM Neural Interface in Artificial Tactile Sensation and Suprachoroidal electrical stimulation Dr. Xiaohong Sui Associate Professor at the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University View
27/07/2018 04:00 PM The potential benefits of inhibiting Apoptotic Signal Regulating Kinase 1 in conjunction with aminoglycoside treatments Jackie Ogier: PhD candidate, Dept. of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne; Neurogenetics, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. View
03/08/2018 04:00 PM Innovate using Design Tools Philippe Guichard: DipMechE, University of Saint; Founder, Designer and Creative Director of D2 design and development View
10/08/2018 04:00 PM Exploiting the properties of neurotropic viruses to understand complex brain circuitry Dr. Alice McGovern: NHMRC Early Career Fellow, PhD Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne View
17/08/2018 04:00 PM Not sure whether you’re indecisive? Apply science to improve decision-making! BAppSc (Hons) (Electronics), PhD View
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