Burnet Students visit the Burnet Institute of Biomedical Research
The Burnet Institute is located in Melbourne and named after Australia’s most famous scientist Macfarlane Burnet. The Institute conducts cutting edge research to achieve better health outcomes for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally.
On April 29th Burnet Institute celebrated the 2016 Day of Immunology by opening their laboratory doors to give interested members of the public new insights into their immunological research. Twelve year nine Burnet Team students were invited to attend. They were treated to a Discovery Tour of Burnet’s Fluorescent Cell Imaging and Flow Cytometry facilities, and Rapid Diagnostics Laboratory.
The tour included a demonstration of liquid nitrogen by Dr Gary Jamieson and a presentation on its use in research. We also visited Dr Clovis Palmer’s Laboratory where the students were able to try out the latest in microscopy.
Our students were enthusiastic and interested, they conducted themselves brilliantly. I was a very proud team leader!
Follow this link to find out more about the day and see one of our students.