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Professor Lezanne Ooi – University of Wollongong

16/08/2024 10:00 am - 16/08/2024 11:00 am
Location
Davis Auditorium

WEHI Parkinson’s Disease Special Seminar hosted by Michael Lazarou and Runa Lindblom

 

Professor Lezanne Ooi

Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration Lab, School of Chemistry and Moleclar Bioscience and Molecular Horizons, University of Wollongong

 

Phenotyping Parkinson’s disease iPSC-derived dopaminergic neurons and neuronal-glial co-cultures using single-cell metabolomics and lipidomics

 

Davis Auditorium

Join via ZOOM

Passcode: 405941

Including Q&A session

 

 

Lezanne Ooi is a Professor in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience at the University of Wollongong, Australia and Group Leader of the Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration Lab. Her research speciality is cellular neuroscience and the regulation of neuronal function and neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative diseases. The Ooi lab uses electrophysiology, imaging and a range of cell and molecular biology techniques to investigate disease mechanisms and for drug discovery, using induced pluripotent stem cells, tissue and disease models. She completed her PhD and post-doctoral training at the Institute of Membrane and Systems Biology, University of Leeds, UK and has >6400 career citations, h-index 40. She is a Theme Leader of an ARC Centre of Excellence in Quantum Biotechnology and leading grants from the Michael J Fox Foundation and US Department of Defense.

 

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