We offer a busy calendar of events, which are variously available to the public, our graduates, future and current students, and staff.

Using Ancient DNA to time travel through megafaunal extinctions, climate change and human microbiomes

20 July 2015 5:15pm
Presenter: Professor Alan Cooper, from the University of Adelaide

MAIT cells: Friend or Foe in recognising microbial vitamin meabolites presented in the MHC-I-related molecule MR1

28 May 2015 12:15pm
Presenter: Professor James McCluskey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), The University of Melbourne

The Magic of Molecular Machines

18 December 2014 4:00pm5:00pm
Presenter: Prof David Leigh, University of Manchester

Brazilian Biodiversity, a Sophisticated Lab of Biologically Active Compounds: Tracing New Models for Medicinal Chemistry

20 July 2014 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor Vanderlan Bolzani, Universidade Estaduai Paulista (UNESP), Brazil

Death receptors and bacterial diarrhoea

20 July 2014 5:15pm
Presenter: Professor Elizabeth Hartland, Head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne

Characterization of Orphan Human Cytochrome P450 Enzymes & Their Metabolic Roles: The General Problem of Gene Annotation

3 December 2013 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor F Peter Guengerich, Tadashi Inagami Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Better Mitochondia through Imine Addition Chemistry

29 July 2013 4:00pm
Presenter: Prof Peter Wipf (pictured, with descendents of TGH Jones), University of Pittsburgh

A Materials Genome Approach to Complex Biological-Like Systems

20 July 2013 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor Virgil Percec, P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

Into the Natural Microbial World: Metagenomics and the Tree of Life

20 July 2013 5:15pm
Presenter: Professor Norman Pace from the University of Colorado

Organic Electronic Materials: a Licence to Print Money

20 July 2012 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor Andrew B Holmes AM FRS FAA, CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Engineering; University of Melbourne School of Chemistry, Bio21 Institute ; Imperial College Department of Chemistry

Where to next for international disease control and eradication?

20 July 2012 5:30pm
Presenter: Dr Martyn Jeggo, CSIRO Animal Health Laboratories, Geelong

Ethical dilemmas and missed opportunities

23 October 2011 3:00pm
Presenter: Professor Neva Haites OBE, of the University of Aberdeen

Tangling with Long Molecules

25 July 2011 4:00pm
Presenter: Prof Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng, Imperial College, London

Tangling with Long Molecules

25 July 2011 4:00pm
Presenter: Prof Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng, Imperial College, London

Preventing and Curing Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Synthesis

20 July 2011 5:45pm
Presenter: Professor Peter H. Seeberger, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

Bacteria and Phagocytes: Mortal Enemies

20 July 2011 5:15pm
Presenter: Prof Victor Nizet, Professor of Paediatrics and Pharmacy at the University of California, San Diego and Chief of the Division of Paediatric Pharmacology & Drug Discovery at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Design and engineering of oxidoreductases

3 December 2010 4:00pm
Presenter: Prof Les Dutton, The Johnson Research Foundation, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania

Life on the Edge- the Generic Nature of Protein Misfolding Disorders

30 August 2010 12:30pm
Presenter: Prof Christopher Dobson, Master of St John's College, The University of Cambridge

Fragments-Based Approaches for Drug Discovery and Chemical Biology

20 July 2010 6:00pm
Presenter: Prof Chris Abell, Professor of Biological Chemistry, the University of Cambridge

Inevitability and Evolution

20 July 2010 5:15pm
Presenter: Prof Paul Rainey, Profesor of Evolutionary Genetics, NZ Institute for Advanced Study, Massey University

Supramolecular Metal-Ligand Clusters as Nanoenzymes

27 July 2009 4:00pm
Presenter: Prof Ken Raymond, University of California at Berkeley