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
Wed 19th Sep Shan-Yuan Tsai Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert Translational alterations of retinoid receptors, their binding partners and the retinoid signally pathway in schizophrenia brain and blood
Jan 2019 Sophie Carter Prof Danny Eckert TBA
Jan 2019 Muntaseer Mahfuz A/Prof Americo Migliaccio 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.