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Scientific seminar, 1pm 7 April 2021

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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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Image of tissue captured under a microscope Unravelling the secret of a critical immune cell for cancer immunity

WEHI researchers have discovered a key differentiation process that provides an essential immune function in helping to control cancer and infectious diseases.

3 April 2021
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Researchers from successful round 3 applications National Drug Discovery Centre announces new projects

The National Drug Discovery Centre is pleased to announce the selection of five projects that will now receive generous Australian Government subsidies to support high-throughput screening campaigns.

29 March 2021
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DNA strand Deluge of DNA changes drives progression of fatal melanomas

Melbourne researchers have revealed how melanoma cells are flooded with DNA changes as this skin cancer progresses from early, treatable stages through to fatal end-stage disease.

20 March 2021
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Researchers Dr Joanna Groom and Brigette Duckworth in an imaging laboratory Three-dimensional imaging provides valuable insight to immune responses

A new imaging technique is shining a light on immune responses and setting the scene for enhancing immune memory to optimise vaccine strategies.

19 March 2021
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Mon 12/04/2021 - 4:30 PM to Mon 12/04/2021 - 5:00 PM


Crystallographic fragment screening of the SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease and crowdsourcing the development of antiviral drugs

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Includes Q&A session

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 14/04/2021 - 2:00pm

Immune pressure on lung tumour evolution: a tale of two cancers

Davis Auditorium

Mon 19/04/2021 - 10:00 AM to Mon 19/04/2021 - 11:00 AM


Targeted Protein Degradation: Mapping the Degradable Proteome

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Includes Q&A session

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 21/04/2021 - 2:00pm

Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy is associated with distinct changes in the composition and function of the gut microbiome