Climb For Cancer 2017

Waterfront Place
Fundraising event

CLIMB FOR CANCER 2017 - TEAM TRI

It's time for Team TRI to unite once again, battling 810 stairs with the same determination we use to battle cancer every day. This year our TRI corporate team is made up of 63 TRI based researchers and support staff representing 4 partners in 11 teams.

Leading up to the event we will introduce you to the participants in more detail, learning about the important work they do in translational research. If you'd like to support us in our fundraising efforts for the Mater Foundation, please click on the links below to donate to the teams. Visit this page regularly as we meet each team!

> $15,299!! as at June 5th

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> Event Wrap Up

Naevi Ending Story

 

This team study moles, or Naevi (nee-vi), with a variety of projects involving the collection of data and understanding the progression of moles to melanoma. The multi-disciplinary team is made up of clinicians, scientists and support staff, collaborating on the development of innovative technology (like the 3D Vectra tracking skin changes) to ensure the best healthcare is made available.

The team is made up of Melissa Kerr (Captain), H. Peter Soyer, Lisa Tom, Kaitlin Nufer, Chantal Rutjes, Lin Li, Alastair Ashley, Jennifer Hanh and Kim Pham who will all take to the stairs on the 28th May. To support their climb and the medical research work funded by the Mater Foundation, please click here.

> Click here to listen to the Podcast interview on SoundCloud.com

> Click here to donate to the Naevi Ending Story team

ResistoBreaks

The ResistoBreaks are another of the skin cancer research groups participating in the climb, more specifically studying drug resistance in melanoma. Their work involves identifying reasons why some patients do not respond to treatments which are able to cure others, or why patients eventually become resistant to some drugs which have shown positive progress.

The team is made up of Sabrina Hammerlindl (Captain), Darren Smit, Helmut Schaider, Joachim Torrano, Heinz Hammerlindl and Diana Oganesyan who will all take to the stairs on the 28th May. To support their climb and the medical research work funded by the Mater Foundation, please click here.

> Click here to listen to a Podcast interview on Soundcloud

> Click here to donate to the Resistobreaks team

Step’Omics

This team is made up mostly of researchers working with genes, studying their make up in a variety of ways to try to understand why some people develop diseases but others don't. The team brings a variety of experience from a 30 year veteran of medical science to PhD students from Germany, France and Sri Lanka with specialties in Bioinformatics and IT rounding out the STEM careers.

The Step'Omics team is made up of Valentine Murigneux (Captain) Sandra Brosda, Carolin Schneider, Gayathri Thillaiyampalam and Frank Vari who will all take to the stairs on the 28th May. To support their climb and the medical research work funded by the Mater Foundation, please click here.

> Click here to donate to the Step'Omics team

The Renal Rebels

Kidney research is the focus of 3 of our team members, with another working on immunotherapy and a TRI floor manager joining them for an extra competitive boost.

The Renal Rebels are made up of Sharon Del Vecchio (Captain), Kunyu Shen, Luke Devitt, Nishta Ramnoruth and Evan Owens who will all take to the stairs on the 28th May. To support their climb and the medical research work funded by the Mater Foundation, please click here.

> Click here to donate to the Renal Rebels team

TRI City Gangstairs

This mixed team is made up of researchers from the University of Qld, QLD Health and corporate staff from TRI, working together to tackle 810 stairs. 2 of our team members are returning from 2016, standing in the exact same place as last year to get this team photo.

The TRI City GangSTAIRS are made up of Cassie Springate (Captain), Rebecca Jacobson, Rod Yeo, Wendy Lee, Maria Wojciechowski, Mei Zhou, Saurabh Bandhavkar and Ash Doyle

> Click here to donate to the TRI City Gangstairs team

Mater Boffins

This group represents the Mater Medical Research Institute, led by Professor Gabrielli and focusing on lung cancer and melanoma research.

This team is made up of Martina Proctor (Captain), Brian Gabrielli, Cathy Lanagan, Ramya Kumar and Amelia Fotheringham

> Click here to donate to the Mater Boffins team

Join us here over the coming weeks as we meet the rest of these teams!

Mater Beaker Brigade

Joydee Frizzell
Megan Collins
Michael McGuckin
Katharina Ronacher
Shiv Singh

> Click here to donate to the Mater Beaker Brigade team

Mater ECR’s

Patricia Carreira
Aleena Wojcieszek
Michaela Kindlova

> Click here to donate to the Mater ECR's team

One in Two

Amy Purdon
Whitney Fleming
Rhea Menon
Ramya Movva

> Click here to donate to the One In Two team

Mater Research Champions

Kristen Radford
Ingrid Marcela Leal Rojas
Frances Pearson
Ghazal Daraj
Yoke Seng Lee
Oscar Haigh
Kelly-Anne Masterman
Kaveh Avaei
Jessica Teo
Carina Walpole

> Click here to donate to the Mater Research Champions team

TRI hARDS

Jennifer Skinner
Denise Quaile
James Lynch
Nagaraj Gopisetty

> Click here to donate to the TRI Hards

Join us here over the coming weeks as we meet the rest of these teams!

 

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Are your knees saying NO but your heart is saying YES? We're also looking for volunteers to wear their lab coats and usher participants on the day. It is an excellent opportunity to rub shoulders with the fundraisers who work hard throughout the year baking, running, walking, cycling and dedicating their time to raise funds for medical research. Email [email protected] if you'd like to be involved as a general volunteer and we will connect you to the Mater team. 

REGISTRATIONS

If signing up after 14th April, please advise [email protected] 

Individual Registrations - The TRI team is made up of smaller teams with fun names based on your lab groups or co-workers. If you would like to be introduced to other individuals to form a collaborative team, please email [email protected] with your name, institute and lab group so we can find suitable team mates for you. 

Team Registrations - Please see instructions below to sign up your team directly. 

HOW TO SIGN UP YOUR TEAM TO TEAM TRI

As TRI and the Mater Foundation will be sponsoring your entrance fee you will need to sign up using the following steps to take advantage of this offer. Please note this offer is only available to TRI based researchers, staff and partners. 

Captain - STEP 1

Decide on a team captain who will create your team account for you, gather your team members & decide on a team name. 

Captain - STEP 2

Visit the Climb For Cancer homepage www.climbforcancer.org.au and select the large 'sign up today' button on the front page. 

Captain - STEP 3

On the sign up page, select the middle button, "Sign Up Here", to create your team account. 

captain - STEP 4

From this sign up page, select the middle button 'Create Team'. This will expand the page with a form appearing below. 

captain - STEP 5

From the form which appears below the 'create team' button, use the coupon code provided at our info session (don't have it? email [email protected]) then select 'TRI' from the 'select a corporate team' drop down at the end of the form. 

captain - COMPLETE team REGISTRATION

You can now complete the rest of your sign up details. When you arrive at the payment page, the total should be $0 and you can skip through this step. If you do not see a page that looks like the below image, please email [email protected].

how to register team members for your team

Once your captain has created a sub-team under TRI, you can join the team by following these steps.

Team member - Step 1

Select big ‘sign up’ button from front page, then select 'join a team' button on the next page. 

TEAM MEMBER - STEP 2

Add the TRI coupon code as provided by your team captain or in the TRI official invitation email. This will recalculate the total on the billing page to $0.

TEAM MEMBER - STEP 3

Search for your team name or captain name, select that team and follow the signup prompts. 

Got questions about signup? Please email [email protected]

 
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