Dr Danielle Kamato (UQ School of Pharmacy)

Speaker Bio

Dr Danielle KamotoDr Danielle Kamato obtained her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science (Pharm Sci)(Hons) in 2012 from RMIT University, followed by a Ph.D. in 2017. In 2019, Danielle was awarded a co-funded national health and medical research council and national heart foundation early career fellowship in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland. Danielle’s research is centred on exploring the signalling pathways in cardiovascular endocrinology specifically the role of proteoglycans in lipid deposition on atherosclerotic plaque. Danielle has over 37 publications with a H-index of 13 and over 570 citations. Danielle has collectively secured over $600,000 in competitive research funding and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Molecular Science and the Journal of Vascular Biology.

About Seminar Series

The School of Pharmacy Seminar Series involves regular formal presentations of high-quality scholarly work with broad appeal.

The wider School community is invited to attend, including academic and professional staff, special guests, visitors, as well as HDR, postgraduate, masters and honours students.

Seminars are held on Fridays from 12pm–1pm in room 5034 in the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence, 20 Cornwall St Woolloongabba (next to TRI and the PA Hospital).

Confirmed 2021 seminars

Date Presenter
12-1pm, Friday 19 March
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)
Professor Paul Clarke, Director Diamantina Institute        
12-1pm, Friday 16 April
(Zoom only)
Associate Professor Francine Marques, Monash University     
12-1pm, Friday 23 April
(Zoom only)
Associate Professor Ben Colagiuri, Sydney University 
12-1pm, Friday 7 May
(Zoom only)
Dr Laurence Cheung, Curtin University
12-1pm, Friday 30 July
(location TBC)
Dr Gary Chan, UQ CYSUR
12-1pm, Friday 13 August
(Zoom only)
Professor Sanjay Garg, University of South Australia
12-1pm, Friday 3 September
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)
Associate Professor Michael Barras, UQ Pharmacy
12-1pm 10 September
(Online via Zoom)

Professor Josephine Forbes, Mater Research


12-1pm, Friday 17 September
(PACE R5034 and Zoom)

Professor Nigel McMillan, Program Director: Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Menzies Health Institute QLD, Griffith University

12-1pm, Friday 24 September
(Location TBC)
Denuja Karunakaran, IMB Fellow, Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), UQ


Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence, 20 Cornwall St, Woolloongabba