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Gage Conference Muscle 2020

The 2020 Gage Muscle Conference will be held from Tuesday 21st April to Thursday 23rd April 2020 at at Canberra Boys Grammar School, ACT.

Sessions will start at 11.00 am Tuesday 21st April and finish mid-afternoon Thursday 23rd April.


  • Skeletal muscle growth, development and fatigue
  • Ryanodine receptors and channelopathies
  • Ca2+ signalling in muscle
  • Cardiac function and disease
  • Skeletal myopathies

Evolving list of Confirmed Sessions and Invited Speakers

Ryanodine receptors from different perspective
  • Bradley Launikonis (University of Queensland) (Chair)
  • Robyn Rebbeck (University of Minnesota)
  • Razvan Cornea (University of Minnesota)
  • Michelle Munro – (University Otago)
Structural and functional exploits of the calcium release unit
  • Marco Casarotto (Australian National University) (Chair)
  • Dmitry Shishmarev (Australian National University)
  • Emily Rowland (Australian National University)
Muscle disorders
  • Miranda Grounds (University of Western Australia) (Chair)
  • Peter Arthur (University of Western Australia)
  • Connie Jackaman (Curtin University in WA)
  • Gina Ravenscroft (University of Western Australia)
Ca2+ signallng
  • Angela Dulhunty (Australian national University) (Chair)
  • Pete Jones (University of Otago)
  • Derek Laver (University of Newcastle)

Gage Lecture

The 2020 Gage lecture will be delivered by Associate Professor Nicole Beard, University of Canberra.


Registration will be through this website starting Early February.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission is TBA.

Organising committee

  • Nicole Beard,
  • Angela Dulhunty
  • Lea Delbridge
  • Graham Lamb
  • Robyn Murphy
  • Bradley Launikonis
  • Marco Casarotto
  • Frances Evverson
  • James Bell
  • Gordon Lynch
  • Miranda Grounds
  • Website: Dave Davey
  • Website: Dave Davey

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