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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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News

Still image from microscopy film Microscopic behaviour of developing breast cells uncovered

An improved high-tech fluorescence microscopy technique is allowing researchers to film cells inside the breast as never seen before.

25 February 2021
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Scientific diagram New methods for exploring the 'dark matter' of biology

New tools and methods have been described by WEHI researchers to study an unusual protein modification and gain fresh insights into its roles in human health and disease.

5 February 2021
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Woman leaning on bollard QueersInScience founder and LGBT+ role model recognised

Dr Sarah Stephenson has been featured in the OUTstanding LGBT+ Future Leaders Role Model List 2020.

21 January 2021
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A mother holding a baby $13M boost for international mother-baby iron supplements study

A Melbourne-led research consortium investigating the impact of iron treatments on maternal and newborn health in low-income countries has received two major grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

18 December 2020
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Events

Thurs 4/03/2021 - 1:00 PM to Thurs 4/03/2021 - 2:00 PM

 

Protein modification at atomic resolution

 

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Wed, 10/03/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 10/03/2021 - 2:00pm

 

Using in vivo cellular barcoding to determine the origin of blood
 

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Tues 16/03/2021 - 12:00 PM to Tues 16/03/2021 - 1:00 PM

 

In Situ Structures of Bacterial Toxin Delivery Systems by Electron Cryotomography
 

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Wed, 17/03/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 17/03/2021 - 2:00pm

 

COVID-19: a race between SARS-CoV-2 and immunity

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