Invited Speakers 2017

Riichiro Abe
Niigata University, Japan

Riichiro Abe received an M.D. degree in 1994 and a Ph.D. degree in 2001 from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Picower

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Annemiek Beverdam
UNSW, Australia

Dr. Annemiek Beverdam is a mouse developmental geneticist with special interest in the fundamental mechanisms controlling skin regeneration. She obtained her

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Glen Boyle
QIMR, Australia

Dr. Glen Boyle is Head of the Cancer Drug Mechanisms Group in the Cancer Program, at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Boyle established his

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Scott Byrne
University of Sydney, Australia

Associate Professor Scott Byrne is a teaching and research academic at the University of Sydney who leads a group devoted to studying the biological effects

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Oliver Dreesen
Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore

After completing his undergraduate degree in Bern, Switzerland, Oliver Dreesen worked as a research technician at the Institute Pasteur in Paris and the

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Pablo Fernandez Peñas
University of Sydney, Australia

Pablo Fernández-Peñas is Associate Professor in Dermatology at the University of Sydney, Head of the Department of Dermatology at Westmead Hospital and Head of

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Nikolas Haass
University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Nikolas Haass is a Professor at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute/Translational Research Institute, and Adjunct Faculty member at the Centenary

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Cheng-Che Lan
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

Dr. Cheng-Che Lan received his MD degree from National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, in 2000, and PhD degree from Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung,

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Graham Mann
University of Sydney, Australia

Professor Graham Mann co-leads a highly translational NHMRC program on melanoma, at Melanoma Institute Australia, and the Australian Melanoma Genome Project. The

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Dedee Murrell
UNSW, Australia

Professor Murrell is Head of the Department of Dermatology at St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, in Sydney. She graduated with honours in Medicine from

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Helmut Schaider
University of Queensland, Australia

Helmut Schaider, MD, FACD is a Principal Research Fellow and board certified academic dermatologist at the Dermatology Research Centre, Diamantina Institute,

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Rick Sturm
University of Queensland, Australia

A/Prof Sturm is based within the Dermatology Research Centre (DRC), Diamantina Institute at the University of Queensland, and is a member of the NHMRC Centre

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Tony Weiss
University of Sydney, Australia

Professor Tony Weiss is the McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology, Leader of the Tissue Engineering &

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James Wells
University of Queensland, Australia

James Wells is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute who leads a group devoted to studying mechanisms of CD8 T-cell

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Wolfgang Weniger
Centenery Institute, Australia

Professor Wolfgang Weninger received his training in clinical dermatology at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria (1992-1999). He

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