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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

Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 29, 2020 AACR Annual Meeting 2020
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, USA
May 15, 2020 - May 19, 2020 AUA 2020 Annual Meeting
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, USA
May 29, 2020 - Jun 02, 2020 ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting
McCormick Place, Chicago, USA
Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 BIO International Convention
San Diego, USA
Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020 ANZUP 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia