Thursday 20 November 2014 MIPS, Parkville Melbourne |

Thursday 20 November 2014 | MIPS, Parkville Melbourne
PROGRAM
8.00am
Registration
8.30 – 8.40
Welcome & Introduction
Prof Nigel Bunnett | Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS)
& A/Prof Jan Tennent | CEO, Biomedical Research Victoria
Session 1
MATERIALS FOR DRUG DELIVERY
Chair: Dr Angus Johnston
Session Sponsor
8.40 – 9.05
Engineered Particles for Nanomedicine: Why and Where Next?
Prof Frank Caruso | Chemical Engineering, The University of Melbourne
9.05 – 9.20
Engineering the structure of soft nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery
Prof Sébastien Perrier | Professor of Chemistry, The University of Warwick, UK
9.20 – 9.35
Nano-engineered polypeptide architectures and their potential applications in medicine
Prof Greg Qiao | Chemical Engineering, The University of Melbourne
9.35 – 9.50
The Design of Smart Nanoparticles with Tunable Biological Response
Dr Georgina Such | Senior Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
9.50 – 10.15
Theranostics – nanoparticles for combined MRI imaging and drug delivery
Prof Tom Davis | MIPS
10.15 – 10.45
MORNING TEA
Session 2
PLENARY
Chair: Prof Tom Davis
10.45 – 11.25
Session 3
11.25 – 11.40
Plenary Sponsor
Title TBA
Prof Molly Stevens
Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine, and the Research Director for
Biomedical Material Sciences in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London
PROBING BIOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS
Chair: A/Prof Jan Tennent
Microfluidic Nebulization Platform for Pulmonary Drug and Gene Delivery
Prof Leslie Yeo | Co-Director of the MicroNano Research Facility, RMIT
PROGRAM | Nanotechnology & Medicines for Tomorrow
11.40 – 11.55
Novel approaches to enhance drug interactions with trafficking receptors
Dr Nicholas Veldhuis | MIPS
11.55 – 12.10
Molecular Sensors to Understand Cellular Interactions
Dr Angus Johnston | MIPS
12.10 – 12.45
Early Career Researcher Poster Presentations
12.45 – 1.45
LUNCH
Session 4
CELLULAR PROCESSING AND BEHAVIOUR
Chair: TBC
Session Sponsor
1.45 – 2.10
Bacterial 'caveolae' as a novel targeted delivery system
Prof Rob Parton | Laboratory Head, Molecular Cell Biology Division, The University of
Queensland
2.10 – 2.25
Plasma membrane localisation of the mu-opioid receptor controls spatiotemporal signalling
Dr Michelle Halls | MIPS
2.25 – 2.40
Accessing lipid processing pathways using triglyceride mimetic prodrugs
Prof Chris Porter | MIPS
2.40 – 2.55
Targeting nanoparticles to elicit effective vaccination
Dr Justine Mintern | The University of Melbourne
2.55 – 3.20
Endosomal Platforms for the Signalling Train to Pain
Prof Nigel Bunnett | MIPS
3.20 – 3.50
AFTERNOON TEA
Session 5
TRANSLATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY
Chair: Dr Roland Scollay
3.50 – 4.05
In-vivo targeting of prostate cancer with I-124 PEG-avibodies
Prof Andrew Scott | Director - Centre for PET, Austin Health
4.05 – 4.20
Antibody-targeted nanoparticles for molecular imaging and drug delivery
Prof Christoph Hagemeyer | Head, Vascular Biotechnology, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes
Institute
4.20 – 4.35
Title TBA
Amabel Tan | PX Biosolutions
4.35 – 4.45
Closing remarks
Symposium close
4.45 – 5.30
NETWORKING DRINKS
PUBLIC LECTURE REGISTRATION
5.30 – 6.30pm
PUBLIC FORUM with QandA
The promise of nanotechnology for tomorrow’s medicine
Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC FAA FRS
Public Forum Sponsor
Program subject to change. Version 8, updated 10/11/14
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