The UOC Research Seminar Series is held every Thursday at 12.00pm noon during the academic year.
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UOC Research Seminar recordings
When we have permission from the presenter(s), we are recording their seminar so those unable to attend can access them from this webpage.
In vitro studies targeting the JAK/STAT pathway in a microenvironment that simulates ovarian cancer
Recent PhD graduate, Dr Irfan Yunianto from the Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology, UOC gave his exit seminar on Thursday 26 January 2023.
Consulting with Māori academics on the design of a point-of-care device; experiential and translational findings
Te-Rina King-Hudson, an Assistant Research Fellow and Kaitohutohu Ahurea for the Centre for Free Radical Research and PhD student at Canterbury University presented at the seminar series on Thursday 23 June 2022.
Why signalling pathways are altered by cohesin deficiency
Professor Julia Horsfield from the Department of Pathology at the Dunedin campus presented at the seminar series via Zoom on 16 June 2022.
Is age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass primarily a neurodegenerative disease?
Associate Professor Phil Sheard from the Brain Health Research Centre at the University of Otago's Dunedin campus presented at the seminar series via Zoom on 24 March 2022.
Heart muscle crisis identified in further cases of inherited pyrophosphatase 2 dysfunction
Dr Kit Doudney from the Centre for Postgraduate Nursing, UOC presented his seminar online via Zoom on 24 February 2022.
2021 UOC Research Seminar recordings
- Dr Franca Ronchese, 2021 Winterbourn Lecture: How do we become allergic? (11 November)
- Professor Martin Kennedy, EDGIng towards understanding the genetics of eating disorders (28 October)
- Associate Professor Gabi Dachs, Mate Pukupuku: He aha ō whakaaro? Cancer: What do you think is important for us to research? (23 September)
- Presentations from PhD candidates at UOC - Tess Featherston, Eleanor Burgess, Grace Borichevsky (16 September)
- Dr Bryony Simcock, Endometrial cancer in our young wahine (9 September)
- Dr Alessia Longoni, Non-autologous mesenchymal stem cells for endochondral bone regeneration (2 September)
- Dr Lynette Hodges, The abnormal physiological response to exercise in people with ME/CFS (26 August)
- Professor Margreet Vissers, “What’s in a name? The Non-haem Fe(II) 2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenases (12 August)
- Dr Christoph Goebl, The Southern BioNMR Centre: Establishing a new resource for measuring metabolites (5 August)
- Professor Steve Chambers, Leprosy: the forgotten disease in the Pacific – progress on elimination (29 July)
- Dr Evie Templeton, Using non-coding RNAs and proteins to predict acute kidney injury in acute decompensated heart failure (22 July)
- Craig Cliff, Net Carbon Zero: challenges and opportunities (15 July)
- Presentations from PhD candidates at UOC - Rebecca Lee, Hadley Northcott, Zhixing Zhu (8 July)
- Associate Professor Anitra Carr, Dr Patrice Rosengrave and Dr Emma Spencer, Nutrition in medicine: to C or not to C (what the clinical trials are telling us) (27 May)
- Presentations from PhD candidates at UOC - Hamish Farquhar, Xihua Lian and Cassie Stylianou (15 April)
- Dr Lara Urban, Environmental Monitoring Using eDNA (8 April)
- Dr Zoe Ward, RNA sequencing of non-coding RNAs in ischaemic heart disease (18 March)
- Dr Megan Leask, Decoding GWAS loci and translating the variome of the Pacific (4 March)
2020 UOC Research Seminar recordings
- Dr Tamara Glyn, IBD associate neoplasia (9 November)
- Dr Andrew Das, Ascorbate and the potential for targeted therapy in myeloid leukaemia: From epigenetic mechanisms to clinical trial design (12 October)
- Presentations from PhD candidates at UOC - Mark Holdaway and Jaslyn Kee (14 September)
- Dr Catherine Wall, Medical nutrition therapy for Crohn’s disease (3 August)
- Dr Bee Bathish, Peroxidasin: cross-linking collagen IV and beyond (27 July)
- Dr Rebekah Crake, Local and systemic effects of adipocyte-secreted factors in breast cancer (20 July)
- Dr Khoon Lim, Harnessing macromolecular chemistry to engineer blood vessels (29 June)
- Dr Cen Liau, Application of second and third generation sequencing in pharmacogenetics (22 June)
- Dr Abel Ang, Ascorbate and monocytes in the context of the tumour microenvironment (18 May)
- Presentations from PhD candidates in Pathology and Biomedical Science, UOC - Heather Shearer, Oscar Graham and Eve van Leeuwen (28 April)
- Blake Highet, FISHing for housekeeping gene changes in Alzheimer's disease (20 April)
- Dr Christoph Goebl, Protein amyloids and cancer (14 April)