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The Nature of Chemistry: Saving Lives and Creating Jobs

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.

When: Thursday, August 17 2017. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Building E7A, Level 8
12 Wallys Walk, Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Topic: Environment and nature, Health and medical, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Bookings: https://www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/the-nature-of-chemistry-saving-lives-and-creating-jobs-public-lecture/
Other: Wheelchair access

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

Contact details:

Kevin Rhodes
Macquarie University
Email: kevin.rhodes@mq.edu.au
Phone: 0448 037 266

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