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Varinder Jeet

Varinder Jeet

Positions

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, APCRC-Q
  • Member, IHBI, QUT

Contact Details

Phone
+61 7 3443 7272

Qualifications

  • PhD, Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2009
  • MSc, Biotechnology, Punjabi University, India, 2003
  • BSc, Punjab University, India, 2001

Biography

Dr Varinder Jeet completed his PhD studies from the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 2009. He received a Masters degree in Biotechnology from Punjabi University, India. He started his PhD in 2005 after receiving the Sydney Foundation of Medical Research Postgraduate Scholarship. During his PhD, he investigated various aspects of prostate cancer (PC) including development of a suitable model for prostate cancer progression, study of mechanisms underlying advanced PC and targeted gene therapy mediated approaches to curb the growth and proliferation of PC cells.

Soon after completing his PhD, he moved to Brisbane to work on the dendritic cell based cancer immunotherapy at the Mater Hospital, Brisbane. His current project at APCRC - Q involves the identification and targeting of various molecular markers that underlie the progression of prostate cancer towards androgen independence.

Research interests

identification of the molecular changes, progression of prostate cancer, androgen independence, high-throughput bioprofiling, screening, validation, and functional evaluation of targets

Top publications

Upcoming Events

Feb 09, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020 ICONN 2020
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland
Feb 13, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2020
Moscone West Building, San Francisco, USA
Mar 07, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 USANZ 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
International Convention Centre, Sydney, New South Wales
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 EAU Congress 2020
RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mar 25, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 World Science Festival Brisbane
Queensland