Public seminars

Hear from world leading researchers and how they're using genome technology to better diagnose, treat, predict and prevent disease.

Public seminars

The Garvan Institute is committed to safeguarding the health of all visitors. In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are postponing our face-to-face public seminars. 
Until restrictions ease, we are hosting virtual seminars only — see below for details
Thankyou for your ongoing support. We look forward to welcoming you in the future. 

Virtual day seminars

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How COVID-19 impacts our genes

4 June 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

We believe genetics is the key to supporting Australia through COVID-19. Hear from Garvan’s top researchers, who assess our genetics to understand why some have severe COVID-19 symptoms, while other remain asymptomatic.

Featuring guest speakers: A/Prof Joseph Powell and Prof Stuart Tangye

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Managing COVID-19 and the flu season, when immunocompromised

25 June 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us our researchers to discuss how to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season while you're immunocompromised.

Featuring guest speakers: Dr Alisa Kane and Dr Sara Wahlroos


All seminars take place in the auditorium at Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria Street (enter via Burton Street), Darlinghurst, NSW 2010.