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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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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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Dr Misty Jenkins with Health Minister Greg Hunt in a laboratory Government announces $1.4M for Institute brain cancer research

Dr Misty Jenkins’ research to develop new treatments for a devastating type of childhood brain cancer has received a $1.4 million boost.

26 September 2019
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Wed, 13/11/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 13/11/2019 - 2:00pm


The power of non-catalytic functions: redefining kinase signalling pathways


Thu, 14/11/2019 - 1:00pm to Thu, 14/11/2019 - 2:00pm


​Common pathogenesis and therapeutic pathways for pediatric colitis and inflammatory bowel diseases


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