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Scientific seminar, 1pm 16 June 2021

Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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WEHI – Brighter together

At WEHI, the world’s brightest minds collaborate and innovate to make discoveries so we can all live healthier for longer.

We think differently about some of the world’s most important and complex health problems, making transformative discoveries for cancer, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders and healthy ageing.

We are driven by collaboration, curiosity and creativity. We are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

We are WEHI. We are brighter together.

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Microscopic image of cells Microscopic CCTV reveals secrets of malaria invasion

State-of-the-art video microscopy has enabled WEHI researchers to see the molecular details of how malaria parasites invade red blood cells – a key step in the disease.

15 June 2021
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Three researchers standing in WEHI's galleria Melbourne research team recognised with Clunies Ross Award

A team of researchers from WEHI and Monash University has received the 2021 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

10 June 2021
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Photograph of Dr Cyril Seillet 'Tiny first responders' use powers for good against skin cancer

Researchers investigating a group of microscopic cells have discovered they can put the brakes on the rapid development of melanoma lesions.

8 June 2021
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Image of crypts and buds inside the small intestine and colon Biomarker predicts bowel cancer recurrence

A biomarker in the blood of patients with bowel cancer may provide valuable insight into the risk of cancer relapse after surgery and the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

4 June 2021
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Wed, 16/06/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 16/06/2021 - 2:00pm

Translational genomics to improve outcomes for patients with bowel cancer


Thu, 17/06/2021 - 11:00am to Thu, 17/06/2021 - 12:00pm

Investigating genetic mysteries to unlock new therapeutic approaches for Parkinson’s disease


Mon 21/06/2021 - 4:30 PM to Mon 21/06/2021 - 5:00 PM


Proteomics of cellular dynamics upon stress and infection

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Includes Q&A session

Tue, 22/06/2021 - 4:00pm to Tue, 22/06/2021 - 5:00pm

The many roles of ATP and protein phosphorylation in cellular organization