The Science of Us

The series will investigate the science of our lives and our health from the moment of conception through to death, focusing on the main issues plaguing people in various age groups and what science is doing to resolve them.

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About the convenors

Professor Simon Foote FAA FTSE

The Australian National University

Professor Simon Foote is a molecular geneticist. He is Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Professor Lois Salmonsen FAA

Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Professor Lois Salamonsen has a PhD in reproductive biology from Monash University, and in 2017, was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. She was Senior Principal NHMRC Research Fellow, Director of the Centre for Reproductive Health at the Hudson Institute for Medical Research, and is adjunct Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University. Now partly retired, she heads the Endometrial Remodelling laboratory at the Hudson Institute.

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