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Scientific seminar, 1pm 16 October 2019
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Scientist in the National Drug Discovery Centre

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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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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Two women standing in hallway smiling at camera Same but different: unique lung cancer traits key to targeted therapies

Melbourne researchers have discovered that the key to personalised therapies for some types of lung cancers may be to focus on their differences, not their similarities.

13 September 2019
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Visitors at the Art of Science 2019 exhibition Art of Science - you won’t believe it until you see it!

The Institute’s popular Art of Science exhibition has opened at Melbourne’s Federation Square for its fifth year.

13 September 2019
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Wed, 16/10/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 16/10/2019 - 2:00pm

The roles of the histone acetyltransferase, KAT6B, in neural stem cells and cortex development

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 3:00pm to Wed, 16/10/2019 - 4:00pm

​Morphology-driven high-plex spatial analysis of tissue microenvironments

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 1:00pm to Thu, 17/10/2019 - 2:00pm

​Class and position - positive and negative discrimination in the germinal centre

6pm to 8.15pm

2019 Boston alumni reunion dinner