Join ADDRI for the next dynamic session in our 2024 seminar series.

Coordinated by Dr Elham Beheshti the series is designed to foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing amongst medical and scientific researchers.

Seminar details:

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Location: ADDRI Boardroom, Gate 3, Hospital Road, Concord, NSW 2139

Seminar Highlights:

• Renowned speakers
• Interactive Sessions
• Light lunch and product
• Showcase by industry sponsor

Topic: The twisted link between a dual function glutamate transporter and Episodic Ataxia

Chaired by:
Dr. Sakthi Priya

Coordinated by:
Dr. Elham Beheshti

Sponsored by:


Prof. Renae Ryan

Prof Renae Ryan is a Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology at the University of Sydney, Australia. She received her PhD from the University of Sydney in 2004 and completed postdoctoral work with at Columbia University and the National Institutes of Health (NINDS). Renae returned to the University of Sydney in 2007 where she leads a research team that investigates the molecular mechanisms of neurotransmitter and amino acid transporters and their role in cancer and neurological diseases, such as episodic ataxia. She has received several awards for scientific excellence, mentoring and outreach including the Nancy Millis Medal from the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Mentoring of Young Researchers. Renae is a globally respected leader and advocate for gender equity, diversity and inclusion, and a sought-after supervisor, mentor, and role model for women in science.

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