TRI level 2

day of Immunology 2017

The World Day of Immunology is celebrated at the end of April every year with a range of activities hosted by the  Australian Society of Immunology (ASI). TRI is proud to host the public forum here in our auditorium and high school immersion programs in the University of Queensland SPARQed lab located on level 2. The program will include 2 sessions for students and a free forum with building tours for members of the public. See the details below for information about events for you. 

> This event has now passed. Please click here for the wrap up. 


All members of the public are welcome to join us for building tours, vaccination cafe, art exhibition and presentations from our immunology researchers. Our early career researchers will be delivering 3 minute presentations, learning how to better communicate science to all audiences, and we're asking you to vote on the best. 

Time Date
4:45pm - 5:00pm Arrive 
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Building Tours
- Vaccination Information café and Immune System Photo Exhibition
6:00pm  - 6:10pm Intro auditorium
6:10pm - 6:15pm Introduction Dr. Danielle Stanisic
6:15pm - 6:45pm Prof Ranjeny Thomas and patient: “New immunotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis”
6:45pm - 7:10pm Early career researcher presentations (open to all Brisbane institutes) (3 mins each)
7:10pm - 7:20pm Vote and collect ballots. 
7:20pm - 7:50pm Prof Daniel Chambers and his Patient (Mr. Meyers):  “A Medical Miracle”
7:50pm - 8:00pm Award prizes and closing.

> Click here to book your free tickets for the public forum

Student Programs at SPARQed

As part of the 2017 Day of Immunology, the ASI and SPARQed bring you 2 days of Immunology programs. The "Day in the Life of an Immunologist" is for students in years 11 and 12 with the "Disease Outbreak" program designed for years 6 and 7. 

A maximum of 2 tickets per school are available, with a waiting list for those with additional interested students. Tickets are $5 to cover the cost of administration. 

Date Time Subject Audience
27th April  9:00am - 4:30pm Day in the Life of an Immunologist Grades 11 & 12
28th April 9:00am - 2:30pm Disease Outbreak Grades 6 & 7

> Click here to book tickets for the SPARQ-ed programs
> Got questions? Please email the event organiser Danielle Stanisic