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Scientific seminar, 1pm 21 April 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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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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Two people in a laboratory, one wearing lab coat Donors key to discovery of potential new combination therapy for leukaemia

With the generous support of donors, WEHI researchers have discovered why some leukaemia cells are resistant to new ‘SMAC-mimetic’ anti-cancer agents, a finding which could improve the use of these drugs in the clinic.

15 April 2021
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Researchers smiling at camera Freeze! Executioner protein caught in the act

A new molecular ‘freeze frame’ technique has allowed WEHI researchers to see key steps in how the protein MLKL kills cells.

13 April 2021
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Image of tissue captured under a microscope Unravelling the secret of a critical immune cell for cancer immunity

WEHI researchers have discovered a key differentiation process that provides an essential immune function in helping to control cancer and infectious diseases.

3 April 2021
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Wed, 21/04/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 21/04/2021 - 2:00pm

Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy is associated with distinct changes in the composition and function of the gut microbiome


Thu, 22/04/2021 - 3:30pm to Thu, 22/04/2021 - 4:30pm

Pre-clinical assessment of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (Vaxzevria)


Wed, 28/04/2021 - 9:30am to Wed, 28/04/2021 - 11:00am

The in situ structure of Parkinson’s disease-linked LRRK2

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Wed, 28/04/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 28/04/2021 - 2:00pm

Gene regulation in the immune system