Discipline of Pharmacology seminar series

The Discipline of Pharmacology seminar series is held on Wednesdays (12-1pm) Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building.

The series is supported by the Discipline of Pharmacology and the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT) and organised by



7th Mar
Dr Pippa Yeoman; Education, University of Sydney
Aligning people, pedagogy, and place

14th Mar
Shannon Mostyn; Pharmacology (final PhD talk)
Heads or tails: lipid inhibitors of the glycine transporter, GlyT2

21st Mar
Dr Devanshi Seth; Centenary Institute
Does alcohol damage your liver? A genetic and molecular perspective

28th Mar
Dr Lyndsey Anderson; Lambert initiative
Anticonvulsant efficacy of cannabinoids in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome

4th April Mid semester break

11th April
Dr Nathan Absolom; Pharmacy, University of Sydney
How to modulate ligand-gated ion channels

18th April
Dr Flavia Di Pietro; Anatomy & Histology, University of Sydney
The brain and chronic pain: what is the role of inhibition?


2nd May
Honours Introductory talks

9th May
Honours Introductory talks

16th May
Assoc. Prof. Irina Vetter; IMB, University of Queensland
The contribution of NaV isoforms to pain pathways: insight from venom peptides

23rd May
Prof. Robert Harvey; University of Sunshine Coast
Defective inhibitory neurotransmission in startle disease: some surprising findings

30th May
Dr Kristen Bubb; Kolling
Novel therapies for pulmonary hypertension

6th June
Lydia Daniel; Pharmacology (Masters final talk)
Developing methods to access isoform-selective inhibitors of histone deacetylases

13th June
Honours final talks for mid-year students;
Charlotte Fletcher, Sarah Abelev, Thomas Bradbury