Faculty of Pharmacy Seminar Series 2017


The Faculty of Pharmacy runs these seminars in collaboration with other University of Sydney faculties and includes speakers from collaborating Australian and international universities. Speakers will discuss current pharmaceutical research, and share their expertise with the general public for better understanding of the selected topics.

Please join us for the 2017 pharmacy semester series. All seminars take place in the Pharmacy Lecture Theatre in the Pharmacy Building (A15). Please register for a seminar here.


Date  Speaker Affiliation Title   Chair
Friday 17 March, 12 - 1pm Assistant Professor Céline Costaz Biosciences Department INSA of Lyon, France Intracellular Cholesterol trafficking : Rôle of Bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate and OSBP-related proteins 11 Dr Ingrid Gelissen
Friday 24 March, 12 - 1pm Dr Delisha Carpenter Assistant Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Technology-Based Interventions to Improve Pediatric Asthma Outcomes Dr Stephen Carter
Tuesday 28 March, 12 - 1pm Professor David Hunter Kolling Institute, the University of Sydney Osteoarthritis: Drugs are not the answer Professor Andrew McLachlan
Friday 31 March, 12 - 1pm Professor Vanessa Barrs Faculty of Veterinary Science, the University of Sydney Felis catus aka your pet cat - A model of invasive fungal infections Professor Andrew McLachlan
Friday 28 April, 12 - 1pm Professor Mark Kendall Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), the University of Queensland TBA Professor Kim Chan
Friday 12 May, 12 - 1pm Dr John Brannan Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital Methods to assess the efficacy of pharmacotherapy in asthma Associate Professor Bandana Saini
Thursday 18 May, 12 - 1pm Professor Xi Huang Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics studies on TCM formulas Dr George Li
Friday 19 May, 12 - 1pm Professor Greg Monteith School of Pharmacy, the University of Queensland Calcium channels in triple negative breast cancers: opportunities for unique pharmacological interventions Professor Mary Collins
Friday 9 June, 12 - 1pm Professor Phil Hansbro University of Newcastle Understanding pathogenesis to develop new treatments for respiratory diseases Professor Kim Chan

Friday 11 August, 12 - 1pm

Professor Shudong Wang School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia Opportunities and Challenges in Discovery of CDK-targeted Cancer Therapeutics Professor Mary Collins