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QIMR Berghofer's public talks are free to the public and include lectures from our world-class researchers and other guest speakers.

Our Research Roadshows bring the latest research to you. Coming to a venue in your area. If you have a club or social group, you can request a QIMR Berghofer guest speaker at your next gathering.

Free public forums at QIMR Berghofer

Genetics Forum -  Wednesday 24 September, 10:00am-12:00pm

Why do our genetics matter? What did we inherit from our parents - better health or disease risk?  Find out more from some of Queensland's leading genetics researchers from QIMR Berghofer:

  • The genetics of common diseases; how you can help us find cures
    Professor Nick Martin - Genetic Epidemiology Group
  • Melanoma: what is your risk?
    Lauren Aoude - Oncogenomics Group

  • Endometriosis: applying genetic research to understand a common disease
    Professor Grant Montgomery - Molecular Epidemiology Group

  • Health and heavy metal: An introduction to haemochromatosis and iron overload
    Professor Greg Anderson - Iron Metabolism Group

Click here to RSVP by Friday 19 September or call 1800 993 000


Research Roadshows

Free morning tea and presentation - Friday 26 September, 10:30am-12:00pm

Nerang Library meeting room

Cnr White & Price Streets Nerang Qld 4211

Free Undercover parking available accessible from White Street

RSVP by Wednesday 24 September on 1800 993 000 (please confirm number of people attending)