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Scientific seminar, 1pm 12 May 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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Photograph of five tuberculosis scientists in an auditorium New collaboration to tackle tuberculosis

A new Melbourne group has been establisehd to optimise the science and practice relating to tuberculosis through collaboration, translation research and local solutions.

11 May 2021
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Photograph of Associate Professor Misty Jenkins Brain cancer breakthrough provides hope for new treatments

A novel approach to immunotherapy design could pave the way for new treatments for people with an aggressive form of brain cancer called glioblastoma.

10 May 2021
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Three female researchers standing outside WEHI Natural immunity to malaria provides clues to potential therapies

Researchers have identified how natural human antibodies can block malaria parasites from entering red blood cells, potentially indicating how new protective therapies could be developed against this globally significant disease.

3 May 2021
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Visualisation of SARS-CoV-2 virus with nanobodies Nanobodies inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection

Australian researchers have identified neutralising nanobodies that block the SARS-CoV-2 virus from entering cells in preclinical models.

24 April 2021
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Wed, 12/05/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 12/05/2021 - 2:00pm

Tag, you’re gone: Employing tag-targeting protein degraders to de-risk prospective therapeutic targets

Davis Auditorium

Fri, 14/05/2021 - 11:00am to Fri, 14/05/2021 - 12:00pm

Advancing stem cell therapies for neural repair

Davis Auditorium

Mon 17/05/2021 - 11:00 AM to Mon 17/05/2021 - 11:30 AM


Discovering new medicines using the National Drug Discovery Centre

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Including Q&A session

Fri, 21/05/2021 - 1:00pm to Fri, 21/05/2021 - 2:00pm

Mapping the tumour and microenvironmental evolution underlying DCIS progression through multiplexed ion beam imaging

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