Memorial Celebration of Emeritus Professor Jack Pettigrew’s Life in Science

Fri 18 Oct 2019 12:30pm4:00pm

Venue

Level 7 Terrace and Auditorium
Queensland Brain Institute
Building 79 Upland Road
St Lucia QLD 4072
Emeritus Professor Jack Pettigrew.

The life and career of Emeritus Professor Jack Pettigrew will be celebrated - with his friends and colleagues sharing their memories/recollections of Jack’s life in science - at a retrospective held at the Queensland Brain Institute.

When: Friday 18 October 2019

12:30PM – 1:30PM LIGHT LUNCH
1:30PM – 4:00PM CELEBRATING JACK
4:00PM – 5:30PM SOCIAL DRINKS & SNACKS

Where: Level 7 Auditorium and Terrace, Queensland Brain Institute.

Online: Via Zoom at: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/552576236

 

Schedule

 

12:30PM – 1:30PM

 

Light lunch on arrival

 

QBI Level 7 Terrace

1:30PM – 1:35PM

Pankaj Sah

Welcome & Introduction

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

1:35PM – 1:40PM

Perry Bartlett

A few words about Jack

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

1:40PM – 1:50PM

Takuji Kasamatsu
Caltech days 1975 – 1984

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

1:50PM – 1:55PM

Justin Marshall           
Jack and the Vision Touch and Hearing Research Centre (VTHRC)

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

1:55PM – 2:05PM

 

Olivia Carter
Work arising from PhD with Jack

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

2:05PM – 2:15PM

 

Donald Mitchell
Jack in Berkeley in the summer of 1966 and later at the National Vision Research Institute of Australia (NVRIA)

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

2:15PM – 2:25PM           

 

Valerie Beral and Susan Pond

Medical School with Jack in the 1960’s and onward

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

2:25PM – 2:35PM

 

Christine (Chris) Wildsoet
Reflections of Jack

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium

 

2:35PM – 2:45PM

 

Trung Ngo
‘A phylogenetic switch model of brain and behavior: From E. coli to e-Mental Health applications’

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

2:45PM – 3:15PM

 

Afternoon tea break
 

QBI Level 7 Terrace

Bathrooms are located on Level 7 to the right hand side of the lifts

3:15PM – 3:20PM

Herbert Huppert (via Zoom)
A few words about Jack

 

Via Zoom

 

3:20PM – 3:25PM

Rama Vilayanur

TBA

Pre-recorded message played from QBI Auditorium, and via Zoom

 

3:25PM – 3:35PM

 

Paul Martin
Binocular Signals

 

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

3:35PM – 3:45PM

 

John Drennan
Jack’s interest in the Bradshaw Rock Art of the Kimberley region

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

3:45PM – 3:55PM

Claudia Vickers
Jack and the Baobabs

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

3:55PM – 4:10PM

Tara Kurrajong and Chloë Callistemon
A tribute from Jack’s daughters

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

4:10PM – 4:15PM

Pankaj Sah     
Closing comments

 

QBI Level 7 Auditorium and via Zoom

 

 

Guests move through to the Terrace

Conclusion of Zoom meeting

4:15PM – 4:25PM

Pipe Sergeant Stuart McLeod
‘The Gael’ musical score from the film ‘The Last of the Mohicans’
A toast to Jack

 

QBI Level 7 Terrace

4:25PM – 5:30PM

 

Social drinks & nibbles

Wine, beer, juice and water provided, with light snacks available

 

QBI Level 7 Terrace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~~ Conclusion of the memorial event for Emeritus Professor Jack Pettigrew ~~

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contacts

Megan Alexander