National Science Week Free Talk

Join us we uncover the secret life of parasites with our themed series of National Science Week talks. Pests, pets, the plague, infections, itches and eye sores are on the agenda as we glimpse into the lives of these microscopic blood-suckers that are sure to make your skin crawl.

Free Talk

Friday, 19 August
Drug discovery in Malaria

Talk: 12pm - 12:30pm
Speaker: Professor Vicky Avery, Chief Investigator & Head, Discovery Biology, Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, Griffith University

The focus of Vicky’s group is drug discovery, with the aim of identifying novel molecules for the treatment and improved understanding of disease. They have successfully designed and implemented assays for human parasites, namely malaria and human-infecting trypanosomes in Africa.

Queensland Museum Theatre, Level 2.

Event Details

19 August 2016, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Level 2 Theatre