QIMR Berghofer hosts Cafe Scientique

QIMR Berghofer will open its doors to the public from 10am-2pm on Sunday 13 October. They will also offer a series of entertaining and informative talks about the Institute's research into cancer, infectious diseases and mental health and complex disorders.

Children haven't been forgotten: there will be activities for the littlies in our specially-designed Education Laboratory and outdoor atrium. 

10.30am-11.30am Cafe Scientique: How healthy will you be in 2023?

Hear cancer, infectious diseases and mental health specialists explain how medical research will change us in the next decade. Speakers include: Professor Michael Breakspear (Neuroscience), QTHA researcher Professor James McCarthy (Infectious Diseases) and Dr Rachel Neale (Cancer and Population Health)


11.30-Noon and 12.30pm-1pm - water memory

Acclaimed local artist Judy Watson explains the inspiration behind her stunning art wall water memory


12pm-12.20pm Free seminar: What is your breast cancer risk?

Dr Stacey Edwards will explain the latest genetic findings into breast cancer and take your questions. 


1pm-1.20pm Free seminar: HIV/AIDS

QTHA researcher Associate Professor David Harrich will explain the latest strategies against HIV and take your questions. 


1.30pm- 1.50pm Free seminar: The Buzz - The latest from the Mosquito Control Lab


As we head into the wet season, Dr Jonathan Darbro explains the latest research in our Mosquito Control Laboratory and takes your questions. 


QIMR Berghofer is at 300 Herston Rd, Herston. Parking is available in the Wilson's carpark across the road. 

 

 

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