Behind the Microscope Discovery Tour a great hit!

Burnet Institute

30 October, 2014

Malaria scientist, Dr Herbert Opi explaining his work to the keen supporters.

Thanks to everyone who visited Burnet today for the Melbourne Knowledge Week ‘Behind The Microscope’ Discovery Tour.

Our immunologists and malaria specialists enjoyed sharing about their work and hosting the lab tour. Just another great day at Burnet!

Find out more about the work of Dr Paul Gilson, Dr Ricardo Ataide, Dr Herbert Opi, Dr Jo-Anne Chan and Ben Fancke.

Dr Ricardo Ataide preparing some cultures to grow malaria parasites.

Associate Professor Bruce Loveland explaining how many cells are stored at very low temps for later research use.

PhD student, Ben Fancke explaining how dendritic cells are the sentinels for the immune system.

This event is part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 27 October to 2 November, proudly presented by the City of Melbourne.

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