Pre-retinal vessels in retinopathy of prematurity: The thief of sight
The Bosch Institute is a major centre for medical research at the University of Sydney. It brings together basic and clinical research scientists to tackle major unsolved questions about the human body in health and in illness.
This year the Bosch Institute's Annual Scientific Meeting will present "Ideas and Technology - Engines of Medical Science". The special one day event will feature speakers from across all the Bosch Research Themes and will also show case the latest in technologies. The conference is open to basic scientists and physicians to enable effective cross cutting of interdisciplinary ideas and to stimulate collaboration. The meeting will also provide an outstanding opportunity and exciting environment for junior investigators and trainees to develop their knowledge. Read more...
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The Institute’s Director spoke on Radio National’s Ockham’s Razor program, on January 31
The talk, introduced by the ABC’s Robyn Williams, is called 'Life wasn't meant to be easy' Old age, dementia and acquired resilience
Introduction Jonathan Stone notes that life is stressful - all the way from the womb to the grave.
And the way we have evolved to survive stress has been to harness it, and to use stress to trigger mechanisms which protect us.
Here, Stone gives examples from how we survive the stress of pathogens - organisms that infect our tissues; and from the challenges of predation and combat.
And he proposes a third evolved reaction to stress, which he calls acquired resilience - Robyn Williams
The audio file can be downloaded from here, and the text from here.
The Bosch Institute invites you to attend the Mammalian Cell Culture: A Practical Approach Workshop on March and April, 2016. This workshop consists of a mixture of lectures and practical laboratory training sessions and is held at the Bosch Live Cell Analysis Facility at the Medical Foundation Bldg. (K25). The course provides the knowledge and practical skills required to maintain and preserve mammalian cell cultures: from starting a culture to freezing and storing cells. Read more...
It’s that time of year again - the annual Bosch Young Investigators Retreat in just around the corner!! The retreat will take place from Tuesday 16th to Thursday 18th February 2016 at Kioloa Costal Campus, just north of Bateman’s Bay. The retreat is great for all postgraduate students and postdoctoral trainees who want to network with their peers, gain advice on career development/pathways, learn how to effectively present both oral and poster presentations and write effectively Read more...
The Bosch Institute invites you to attend the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (Bio2) Facility - February workshops: "Introduction to R" on 9 or 11 February, 2016 and "The Power of n" on 16 February, 2016. Read more...
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