NeuRA scholarship winners 2015

PhD Completion Seminars 2018

The NeuRA PhD Completion Seminar series provides an opportunity to hear from completing PhD students and celebrate their success.

Date Speaker Group Title
Wed 14th Feb Alexandra Hall A/Prof Julie Brown A novel user-input and user-testing method for designing child restraint product information to reduce misuse.
Wed 14th Feb Juan Olaya Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert The role of Neuregulin 1 risk haplotype (HapICE) and Neuregulin 1 type III overexpression in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia
Wed 6th Jun Ye Zhao Prof Glenda Halliday Potential role of LRRK2 Ser910 and Ser935 phosphorylation in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease
Wed 15th Aug Chaminda Lewis Prof Jane Butler Respiratory muscle training in cervical spinal cord injury
Wed 15th Aug Helen Cai Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert The blood-brain barrier and neuroinflammation in schizophrenia
Oct Christin Weissleder Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert TBA
Oct Shan-Yuan Tsai-Chin Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert/Purves-Tyson TBA

Dr Jasmine Menant – phone: +61 2 9399 1267 or email:

Location: John and Betty Lynch Seminar Room, Level 3, NeuRA, followed by a celebratory lunch in the cafe.