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Scientific seminar, 1pm 20 November 2019

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Fast-tracking new medicines

The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) is open to the Australian medical research community.

With the NDDC researchers have access to advanced high-throughput screening and the latest robotic technologies in a fully staffed facility.

Apply for an Australian government-subsidised screening campaign, and fast track your discoveries into new medicines.

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Dr Christine Keenan Research Australia award for early-career asthma researcher

The discovery of a potential new treatment approach for asthma has seen early-career researcher Dr Christine Keenan win the 2019 Research Australia Griffith University Discovery Award.


15 November 2019
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Man sitting and smiling at camera New database enhances genomics research collaboration

Sharing datasets that reveal the function of genomic variants in health and disease has become easier, with the launch of a new, open-source database developed by Australian and North American researchers

4 November 2019
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Professor David Huang, Professor Guillaume Lessene, Associate Professor Peter Czabotar and Professor Andrew Roberts PM Prize win for cancer drug discovery

The discovery and development of a breakthrough anti-cancer drug has seen four senior Institute scientists win the 2019 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.


16 October 2019
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WEHI.TV still of BCL-2 'Cell death blocker' prevents healthy cells from dying

Institute scientists have developed a world-first compound that keeps cells alive and healthy when they otherwise would have died.

8 October 2019
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Mon, 18/11/2019 - 10:30am to Mon, 18/11/2019 - 11:30am

​Adventures in Natural Product-like Chemical Space

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 3:00pm to Mon, 18/11/2019 - 4:00pm

Mechanistic studies of MLKL mediated cell death

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 10:00am to Tue, 19/11/2019 - 11:00am

​Translating Differentiated Scientific Discoveries via Collaboration

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 20/11/2019 - 2:00pm

Chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy; an overview of preclinical research and clinical trials at the Peter MacCallum