Biochemistry Alumni Lecture

Established in 1990, the Biochemistry Alumni Lecture brings together past and present students and staff of the biochemistry discipline within UQ's School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences.

The lecture was not offered in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TBD - Prof Sally Dunwoodie

22 October 2024 4:00pm5:00pm
Prof Sally Dunwoodie (Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute) will be presenting the 2024 Biochemistry Alumni Lecture.

Key for a lock: using structural biology in new mode-of-action herbicide development

28 November 2023 2:30pm3:30pm
Professor Josh Mylne of Curtin University will be presenting the 2023 Biochemistry Alumni Lecture, 'Key for a lock: using structural biology in new mode-of-action herbicide development'.

Cellular machines, molecular movies and malaria therapies

12 October 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Leann Tilley from the Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, will present her latest research on the mechanisms of action of and resistance to the antimalarial artemisinin, as well as the potential for a newly-discovered series of nucleoside sulfamates as agents against malaria and a broad range of infectious diseases.

Biobased Building Blocks for the chemical industry - Opportunities and Challenges for (bio)chemical reaction routes

28 June 2019 4:00pm6:00pm
Presenter: Professor Volker Sieber, Technical University of Munich

Genetics, Genomics and Biochemistry of Innate Immunity

12 September 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presenter: Professor David Hume, Mater Research Institute/University of Queensland

Cryo-electron Microscopy of Helical Protein and Nucleoprotein Polymers: Insights into Evolutionary Divergence.

15 November 2017 5:30pm8:30pm
Presenter: Professor Edward Egelman, University of Virginia

MAIT cells: Friend or Foe in recognising microbial vitamin meabolites presented in the MHC-I-related molecule MR1

28 May 2015 12:15pm
Presenter: Professor James McCluskey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), The University of Melbourne

Characterization of Orphan Human Cytochrome P450 Enzymes & Their Metabolic Roles: The General Problem of Gene Annotation

3 December 2013 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor F Peter Guengerich, Tadashi Inagami Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Ethical dilemmas and missed opportunities

23 October 2011 3:00pm
Presenter: Professor Neva Haites OBE, of the University of Aberdeen

Life on the Edge- the Generic Nature of Protein Misfolding Disorders

30 August 2010 12:30pm
Presenter: Prof Christopher Dobson, Master of St John's College, The University of Cambridge

Identification of a novel regulator of skeletal muscle mass

20 July 2009 5:45pm
Presenter: Prof Christina Mitchell, Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor, Monash University

Molecular Mechanism of the Nuclear Protein Import Cycle

20 July 2008 5:45pm
Presenter: Dr Murray Stewart, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

The world of small RNAs and mobile signals

20 July 2007 5:45pm
Presenter: Prof Peter Waterhouse, ARC Federation Fellow, The University of Sydney and CSIRO Plant Industry