The Nature of Chemistry – Saving Lives and Creating Jobs (Public Lecture)

Date:
17 August 2017

Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Building E7A, Level 8, 12 Wally's Walk


Join the Faculty of Science and Engineering in welcoming Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble from the University of Auckland.

Margaret Brimble has raided nature’s medicine chest to create treatments for many diseases. With 500 articles, 30 patents, and a string of successful commercialisations, she has shown how medicinal chemistry can transform lives and reap economic returns.

At the lecture Margaret will reveal how to build bridges from the chemistry lab to the clinic and to industry.

Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble CNZM, FRSNZ, is chair in organic chemistry, and director of medicinal chemistry at Auckland University. Margaret was awarded the Rutherford Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand and was named the 2007 L’Oreal-UNESCO Woman in Science Laureate for Asia-Pacific.

Meet one of the Asia-Pacific’s most successful chemists at a free public lecture.


When: 
17 August 2017

Where: Building E7A, Level 8, 12 Wally’s Walk, Macquarie University

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Bookings are essential. Register here.

For more information please contact Ian Marschner (02) 9850 8557 or ian.marschner@mq.edu.au

We hope to see you there!

Professor Margaret Brimble

Professor Margaret Brimble

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Event contact

Ian Marschner

9850 8557