Join IMB for the opportunity to listen to the ARC Future Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for Pain Research at The University of Queensland – Associate Professor Irina Vetter.

A/Prof Vetter will enlighten you on how she studies the toxins from plants and venomous animals to understand the molecular pharmacology of pain. These toxins are highly selective for ion channels and receptors found in the sensory neurons that detect pain, and can potentially be developed into novel analgesics.

Session Overview:

  • Presentation from A/Prof Vetter.
  • Tour of A/Prof Vetter’s laboratory.
  • Meet with A/Prof Vetter and her team over light morning tea.

About Meet the Researchers

Our Institute was built to inspire scientists, to cultivate interaction across a wide range of scientific disciplines, to generate adventurous innovative ideas, to foster revolutionary discoveries, and to translate our knowledge of nature to discover cures for a better world. Our researchers are the life force that makes this possible and drive incredible discoveries to save lives today and into the future.

Meet the Researchers series is your chance to connect in person and hear firsthand how they are advancing understanding in the life sciences, and learn what fuels their passion to close in gamechanger discoveries. 

 

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Venue

Level 3
Queensland Bioscience Precinct (Bld 80)
The University of Queensland
306 Carmody Road, St Lucia
Room: 
3.141