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.
Upcoming virtual seminars
Bite Size Science series
How cancer becomes treatment resistant
29 October 2020, 12:00pm to 12:30 pm (AEST)
Hear about Dr Arcadi Cipponi's breakthrough cancer research! Dr Cipponi revealed how cancer cells adapt and evolve to become resistant to treatment. Treatment resistance affects thousands of cancer patients every year. With this research; there's new potential for improved cancer therapies.
A genetic diagnosis changed Michael’s life
12 November 2020, 12:00pm to 12:30pm (AEST)
Michael suffered from mysterious and chronic symptoms all life. Through the CIRCA program, he received a life-changing diagnosis and treatment. A/Professor Tri Phan explains these findings, and how it's giving hope to others impacted by rare disease.
Biomedical animation: combining art and science
26 November 2020, 12:00pm to 12:30pm (AEST)
Complex scientific concepts can be hard to understand, but molecular animations make them more accessible. Hear how Dr Kate Patterson takes us inside the body through scientifically accurate animations and visualisations.