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21 March 2019
TACKLING IMMUNITY: Best Friend, Worst Enemy
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC
21 March 2019 Sold Out

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Protection against harm is not always without consequence. The immune system is our body’s defender against potential harm. Infectious agents, allergens, disease – not much gets past our silent and...

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22 March 2019
PANDEMICS & EPIDEMICS: Preparing for the Ultimate Travel Bug
Concert Hall, QPAC
22 March 2019 Sold Out

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Can 21st century intelligence finally tame age-old enemies?   From the bubonic plague to malaria and swine flu, infectious diseases that spread through communities and across borders have significantly shaped...

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23 March 2019
CRISPR: The Modern Creation Story
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC
23 March 2019 Sold Out

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Splicing and dicing DNA. The development and refinement of CRISPR-based gene editing over the past decade has accelerated the progress of genetic manipulation like never before, including the prospect of...

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23 March 2019
PERSONALISED MEDICINE: Every Bodies’ Business
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC
23 March 2019 Sold Out

Event Description

Medicine made to order. The last 50 years has produced phenomenal breakthroughs in medical science that have revolutionalised human health. We can now probe, image and analyse the human body...