2019 Diana Temple Lecture

9 October 2019

You’re invited to the 2019 Diana Temple Memorial Lecture, to be presented by Professor Jennifer Byrne. This annual lecture honours the memory of Dr Diana Temple AM, a former member of the University of Sydney community and an advocate for the role of women in science and medicine.


 About the presenter  

Professor Jennifer Byrne has spent her scientific career analysing childhood and adult cancers at a molecular level. She is Head of the Children’s Cancer Research Unit at Kids Research at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Professor of Molecular Oncology in the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, and Deputy Director of the Kids Cancer Alliance. She has published over 90 peer-reviewed publications, which have been cited more than 2,400 times. Her research interests include the regulation of lipid metabolism and lipid storage in cancer cells, the identification of cancer predisposition genes and predictive biomarkers in childhood cancer patients, and the improvement of the operations and regulatory oversight of human tissue biobanks. Professor Byrne was named as one of the journal Nature’s 10 people who mattered in 2017, for identifying and reporting numerous flawed cancer research papers, some of which have been retracted from the literature.

Event details



2019 Diana Temple Lecture

Where

Veterinary Science Conference Centre (B22), Webster lecture Theatre, Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney

When

9 October 2019


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