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Scientific seminar, 1pm 12 May 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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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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Image of parasites bursting out of red blood cell Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to jump-start search for new malaria drugs

Potential new antimalarial drug candidates are being developed through an extended drug-discovery collaboration between WEHI and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, facilitated by Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

23 April 2021
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Four researchers photographed in the WEHI courtyard Researchers unveil new 'time machine' technique to measure cells

Using a new single-cell technique, WEHI researchers have uncovered a way to understand the programming behind how stem cells make particular cell types.

16 April 2021
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Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:30am to Thu, 06/05/2021 - 11:30am

Exploiting “DalPhos” Ligands to Enable Nickel-CatalyzedC-N Cross-Couplings

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Fri, 07/05/2021 - 9:30am to Fri, 07/05/2021 - 10:30am

The Interplay of Mitochondrial and Lysosomal Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease


Mon, 10/05/2021 - 11:00am to Mon, 10/05/2021 - 11:30am

Protect and PROTAC: exploiting ubiquitin ligases for targeted protein degradation

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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