The World Congress For Hair Research 2021 is proud to announce the Keynote Speakers:
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Prof Michael Archer
Prof Mike Archer has been Curator of Mammals at the Queensland Museum, Director of the Australian Museum and Dean of Science at the University of New South Wales where he’s now Professor in the PANGEA Research Group. His research includes the World Heritage fossil deposits at Riversleigh, conservation through sustainable use of native resources and DeExtinction efforts to revive extinct species. He has supervised >100 research students, produced >400 scientific publications and received many awards including Fellowships in the Academy of Science and Royal Society of NSW, Eureka Prize for Promotion of Science and Member of the Order of Australia.
Dr Drew Berry
Dr Berry’s career began in cell biology and microscopy at The University of Melbourne. Dr Barry has used this knowledge to bring a rigorous scientific approach to every topic, immersing himself in relevant research and current data to ensure the frontier of human discovery is authentically reconstructed.
Since 1995, he has worked as a biomedical animator at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. His animations have exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Royal Institute of Great Britain and the University of Geneva.
Prof Emeritus Jacques Miller
Jacques Miller is a Professor Emeritus at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne. He obtained his medical degree from Sydney University in 1955, and his PhD and DSc degrees from London University in 1960 and 1965. His main contributions to Immunology was the discovery of the immunological function of the thymus in 1961 and the identification of T and B cells in 1967. He has received numerous Awards, including the Copley Medal of the Royal Society, London, in 2001, the Australian Prime Minister’s Prize for Science in 2003, the Japan Prize for Medicine and Medicinal Science in 2018 and the Basic Medical Research Lasker Award in 2019.
Prof Steven Kossard
Professor Kossard graduated in Medicine from Sydney University and gained his PhD in 1972 in Melanoma research. He completed his training in clinical dermatology and dermatopathology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney and the Mayo Clinic in the United States.
In 1980, he established the Dermatopathology Unit at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia. Professor Kossard has published extensively in scientific peer reviewed journals. He defined a nevoid form of melanoma in the elderly, a follicular pathway to skin cancer, subtypes of lymphocytic vasculitis and frontal fibrosing alopecia in older women.
In 2016 he was honoured to be appointed to head a dedicated Healius dermatopathology laboratory named in his honour.
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