UQCCR Open House

UQCCR Open House

Tue 28 May 2019 5:30pm7:00pm

Interested in getting involved in research? Need help getting started?

Come over and join us at UQ Centre for Clinical Research for an information session and tour of the facilities.

We’ll give several short talks regarding the different themes of research going on and the research opportunities available. Afterwards, tour the facilities and meet researchers over refreshments.



Welcome from the UQ Centre for Clinical Research and Infectious Diseases

Professor David Paterson


Overview of Research Options in the MD Program

A/Prof Di Eley


Neuroscience – perinatal – case studies of what you could expect from a career in science

Dr Tracey Bjorkman


Fertility – case studies and career research

Prof Hayden Homer


Women’s Cancer – case studies and career research

Dr Peter Simpson

6:45 – 7:00

Refreshments and tour of Clinical Trials space and lab space. Opportunity for networking and questions.



Breast cancer cell culture room with inverted plate microscope viewing. Demonstration of microtomy - preparation of tissue sections from paraffin blocks. 

Dr Malcolm  Lim


Movies of eggs and confocal microscope viewing, for live cell analysis

Dr Jessica Greaney


Cool instruments demonstration’, Histology suite, mass spec facility and the Hamilton robot.

Dr Cindy Tan


Tour of the clinical floor space, EEG, Bod Pod, preparation rooms

Dr Derik Steyn