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Speakers PG&ECR Symposium 2020

 

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Keynote Speakers, Panel & Oral Presenters

Name
Role
Nicci Bartley
Nicci Bartley
 |  Nicci Bartley is a Research Officer on the Psychosocial issues in Genomic Oncology (PiGeOn) Project and PhD candidate with the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group at...
Professor Alexandra Barratt
Professor Alexandra Barratt
 |  Professor Alexandra Barratt Professor of Public Health, The University of Sydney Alexandra Barratt (MBBS, MPH, PhD) is a Professor of Public Health in the School of Public ...
Catherine Seet-Lee
Catherine Seet-Lee
 |  Catherine Seet-Lee is a PhD student from the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. She has an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology and completed...
Dr Tuba Gide
Dr Tuba Gide
 |  Dr Tuba Gide is a post-doctoral researcher at Melanoma Institute Australia, The University of Sydney. She completed her PhD in 2019, focusing on the identification of biomar...
Dr Sabina Vatter
Dr Sabina Vatter
 |  Dr Sabina Vatter is a postdoctoral researcher in psychology currently working on the Psychosocial Issues in Genomic Oncology (PiGeOn) research program. She completed her PhD ...
Dr Amelia Parker
Dr Amelia Parker
 |  Dr Amelia Parker completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Science (Biochemistry) degree at the University of Sydney before undertaking her PhD with the Children...
Danielle Gessler
Danielle Gessler
 |  Danielle Gessler is a clinical psychology registrar who is passionate about translational clinical research in clinical psychology, medicine and public health. She has worke...
Associate Professor Thomas Cox
Associate Professor Thomas Cox
 |  Associate Professor Thomas Cox currently leads the Matrix and Metastasis Group at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. His team focuses on how the extracellul...
Chloe Lim
Chloe Lim
 |  Chloe Lim is a second year PhD Student at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney, supervised by Prof Phyllis Butow, Dr Rebekah Laidsaar-Powell, and Prof Jane Young. ...
Christina Stanislaus
Christina Stanislaus
 |  Christina Stanislaus has worked in Robotic Surgery Research for 2 years with a background in Health Science and currently completing her Masters of Public Health. The robot ...
Jasmine Yee
Jasmine Yee
 |  Jasmine Yee is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (School of Psychology) and Academic Fellow (Exercise and Sport Science, School of Health Sciences) at The University of Sydney....
Dr Jolyn Hersch
Dr Jolyn Hersch
 |  Dr Jolyn Hersch is a postdoctoral researcher at The University of Sydney School of Public Health and a member of Wiser Healthcare, a research collaboration for reducing over...
Poorva Pradhan
Poorva Pradhan
 |  Poorva Pradhan is a PhD candidate with the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group at the University of Sydney's School of Psychology under the supervision of Professor ...
Qamra Muaikel Alqahtani
Qamra Muaikel Alqahtani
Qamra Muaikel Alqahtani is a full-time PhD student in Health Sciences at The University of Sydney and is currently work at King Saud University in Riyadh as a physiotherapy lecturer. Qamra has a ...
Rebecca Simpson
Rebecca Simpson
 |  Rebecca Simpson is a first year PhD candidate with the Melanoma Institute Australia, University of Sydney. Her research focuses on how diet and intestinal microbes...
Rebecca Venchiarutti
Rebecca Venchiarutti
 |  Rebecca Venchiarutti is a final year PhD candidate investigating patient and carer experiences of pathways to diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer. Her resea...
Tam Bui
Tam Bui
 |  Tam Bui is a medical oncologist who has recently completed her training through Concord Hospital and Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.  In her clinical practice, she has often r...
Tiffany Li
Tiffany Li
 |  Tiffany Li is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health investigating outcome measures, risk factors and phenotypes of chemotherapy-induced...
Mark Schreuder
Mark Schreuder
 |  Mark Schreuder is working at the CTC as a T1/T2 Research Fellow in the field of cancer biology. During his training he gained extensive experience in cardiovascular research ...
Dr Alison Young
Dr Alison Young
 |  Alison Young has over five years of experience working in psycho-oncology research with both the Behavioural Sciences Unit at Sydney Children's Hospital and the Centre for Me...
Jessica Chitty
Jessica Chitty
 |  Jessica Chitty's PhD project was a collaboration with Prof. Bostjan Kobe and involved a combination of molecular and structural techniques. She joined Thomas Cox's lab to in...
Grace Attrill
Grace Attrill
 |  Grace Attrill is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Sydney and the Melanoma Institute Australia. Her research is focused on melanoma immunology, with a particular f...
Ruth Allen
Ruth Allen
 |  Ruth Allen is a first year PhD student working in the Palendira lab at the University of Sydney. She is examining how immune infiltrates, in particular myeloid cells, regula...
Elysse Filipe
Elysse Filipe
 |  Elysse Filipe moved to the Cancer Matrix and Metastasis laboratory at the Garvan after completing a PhD in bioengineering in the Applied Materials Group (HRI - Usyd).&n...
Josef Gillson
Josef Gillson
 |  Josef Gillson is a first year MPhil student located at the Kolling Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonards under the supervision of Dr. Sumit Sahni. His current ...
Clare Toms
Clare Toms
 |  Clare Toms is a Master of Philosophy Candidate at the University of Sydney, investigating the quality of life in pancreatic cancer patients. Clare works at the Surgical Out...
Olivia Fox
Olivia Fox
 |  Olivia Fox has a background in Public Health Nutrition and recently graduated from a Masters of Global Health at the University of Sydney. She worked previously in community...
Michael Papanicolaou
Michael Papanicolaou
 |  Michael Papanicolaou is a PhD student from Cancer Matrix and Metastasis at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Michael completed his Bachelor of Biomedical Science (1s...
Dr Brooke Pereira
Dr Brooke Pereira
 |  Brooke Pereira completed her PhD at Monash University within the Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) under the supervision of Professor Gail Risbridger in late 2018. Durin...
Fawaz Mayez Mahfouz
Fawaz Mayez Mahfouz
 |  Fawaz Mayez Mahfouz is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health. His thesis centres around classifying chemotherapy induced peripheral neu...
Daniel Reed
Daniel Reed
 |  Daniel Reed is a research assistant and a PhD candidate at the Garvan. He is interested in using innovative cutting-edge imaging technologies to elucidate how cancer spreads...
Dr Kendelle Murphy
Dr Kendelle Murphy
 |  Dr Kendelle Murphy completed her Bachelor Degree in Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Western Australia before undertaking an honours i...
Cecilia Chambers
Cecilia Chambers
 |  Cecilia Chambers is currently undertaking a PhD candidature in the Invasion and Metastasis group under Prof. Paul Timpson at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Her res...
Thomas Johnson
Thomas Johnson
 |  Thomas Johnson has recently completed his PhD at the ANZAC Research institute. His thesis focussed on the role of oncoprotein Y-box binding protein in mesothelioma. Sin...