Genetics and Epigenetics of physical activity Symposium

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Ian Potter Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre, University of Melbourne

30 Royal parade

Parkville, Victoria

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Genetics and epigenetics of physical activity:

Gene-environment interactions modulating health and disease

Co-chairs:

A/Prof. Nir Eynon (Institute for Health and Sport, Victoria University) and

Prof. Anthony Hannan (Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne)

Programme

8:50am Opening address: Professor Michael McKenna,

Executive director, Institute for Health and Sport, Victoria University


9:00am: Associate Professor Nir Eynon,

"Genomics of Exercise: lessons from 2 decades of research"

Institute for Health and Sport, Victoria University


9:30am: Dr Jane Seto,

"The ACTN3 speed gene- 20 years on"

Neuromuscular Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute


9:50am: Professor Gordon Lynch,

"New frontiers in Exercise Biology "

Director, Centre for Muscle Research, Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne


10:20am: Dr Severine Lamon,

"Non-coding RNAs in the exercising skeletal muscle"

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University


10:40am: Dr Terence Pang,

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne


11:00-11:30am Morning Tea


11:30am: Professor Romain Barrès – Plenary Speaker,

"Epigenetics in modulating health-disease environment"

Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen


12:20pm: Dr Sarah Voisin,

"Exercise and the epigenetic clock"

Institute for Health and Sport, Victoria University


12:40pm: Dr Thibault Renoir,

"Effects of exercise in animal models of psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders"

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne


1:00pm: Dr Benjamin Parker

"Proteome-wide systems: genetics of metabolism"

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.


1.30pm: Close


Location: Ian Potter Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre, 30 Royal Parade, University of Melbourne, Parkville

Date: 18 October 2019

Time: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm


Registration: Free (however registration is essential for catering purposes)

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Ian Potter Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre, University of Melbourne

30 Royal parade

Parkville, Victoria

Australia

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