IMMUNOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
20-22 March 2019
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Summary

The Apprentice programs are small, hands-on workshops in which scientists, technologists and innovators educate curious minds on the workings and wonders of their chosen fields.

Combining biology, chemistry and physics, biomedical science examines the genetic and environmental causes of disease, and explores prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Today, translational research enables scientists to take discoveries from the laboratory bench to the hospital bed.

Apprentices will have a chance to experiment at QIMR Berghofer, a world-leading medical research institute to learn the techniques used to study the body’s immune responses to invaders like Ross River virus.

Notes

  • Capacity limit of 18 per session.
  • Program is best suited to participants aged 15 and over.
  • Participants aged 12 to 14 may be admitted if accompanied by a paying adult (children under 12 will not be permitted).
  • Covered footwear is essential.
  • School and international study groups must be accompanied by a teacher (basic scientific English language skills are essential).

 

FEATURING

Liam St Pierre

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Liam St Pierre

Liam St Pierre came to QIMR Berghofer as a PhD student in 2002, with a research project identifying new therapeutic drug leads from the venom of Australia’s deadliest land snakes....

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Rowena Long

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Rowena Long

Rowena Long has a research background in plant ecology and molecular biology, and is a registered teacher. Her PhD and postdoctoral research focussed on the mysterious world of weed seeds,...

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Cost

Location

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 300 Herston Road, Brisbane QLD 4006

Age Recommendation

Ages 15+

Session Times

Immunologist’s Apprentice

20 March 2019

90mins 9:30am

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Immunologist’s Apprentice

20 March 2019

90mins 12:30pm

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Immunologist’s Apprentice

21 March 2019

90mins 9:30am

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Immunologist’s Apprentice

21 March 2019

90mins 12:30pm

EVENT OVER

Immunologist’s Apprentice

22 March 2019

90mins 9:30am

EVENT OVER

Immunologist’s Apprentice

22 March 2019

90mins 12:30pm

EVENT OVER

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