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Mind over gut

Wheelchair Accessible Venue
Past event - 2019
22 May Doors open 6:30pm | Start time 7pm | End time 9pm
2019 Sea Legs Brewing Co., 89 Main St, Kangaroo Point,
Brisbane 4169
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You are what you eat, or at least what is in your gut ... Gut over here and make up your own mind! Or is making up your mind challenging enough? Brain it on!

Five ways your brain is screwing you over

Dr Diane Harner (Managing Director, CleverMinds Consulting)
Everything we think, feel, say and do is orchestrated by our brain. Your brain is what allows you to do all of the wonderfully human things you do. However, though our brains may have the best intentions, they do sometimes make life difficult.

Dr Harner is a unique mix of neuroscientist, businesswoman and counsellor. We specialise in helping people understand human behaviour so they can be more self-aware and deliberate in their thinking and behaviour, and improve their interpersonal effectiveness.

Hiking the brain epigenetic landscape

Ms Marta Nabais (PhD Candidate, Institute for Molecular Bioscience)
One of the most daunting tasks for humanity has been to try and understand the most complex human organ: the brain. In this talk we will hike through the brain epigenetic landscape, looking for clues to disease risk amongst the mountains.

Marta Nabais completed a BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Lisbon and was awarded a scholarship for a Masters in Neuroscience-Neurasmus. In 2017 she accepted a joint PhD scholarship between the University of Queensland and the University of Exeter (QUEX).

Gut microbiome profiling

Dr Alena Pribyl (Senior Scientist, Microba)
Got a gut? Then this matters to you! Come along to hear how microbiome profiling provides insight into our gut and how the microorganisms inside us can influence our health, for better or for worse!

Dr Pribyl is a biologist with expertise in fisheries, stress physiology, microbiology, and human microbiome research. She has a passion for science communication to support science informed decision making.