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Australian Islet Study group meeting

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The Australian Islet Study group meeting will focus on findings in islet development, physiology, pathophysiology, genetics and metabolism that may lead to the discovery and development of new treatments and/or a cure for diabetes.

Event details

The meeting will start with a plenary on Friday evening and continue all-day Saturday with a mix of invited speakers and talks selected from abstract submissions. Morning tea and lunch will be provided on Saturday 2 September.

Date
1 - 2 September 2017
Time
5 pm Friday; 9 am to 4 pm Saturday
Venue
Harry Perkins Institute, 6 Verdun St, Nedlands WA 6009
Cost
Researchers: $150 Students: $75

Early bird registrations close 1 July 2017.
Abstracts to be submitted by Monday 31 July 2017 to Andrea Johnson.

More information

Download flyer [.pdf 314KB]

Download program [.pdf 73KB]

Keynote speakers

Professor Patrik Rorsman, University of Oxford, UK

Professor Michele Solimena, Universitaetsklinikum Dresden, Germany

Invited speakers

Professor Trevor Biden

Professor Sof Andrikopoulos

Associate Professor Ross Laybutt

Professor Matthew Watt

Professor Marco Falasca

Dr Andrew Sutherland

Organising committee

Professor Philip Newsholme

Associate Professor Cyril Mamotte

Professor Marco Falasca

Dr Kevin Keane

Dr Rodrigo Carlessi

Image: Pancreatic islet
Photographer: Rodrigo Carlessi