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Walter & Eliza Hall Institute  Our scientists undertake research in a range of areas, preventing and treating diseases for cancer, immune disorders and infectious diseases.


'Eye of the beholder' shows the network of blood vessels that are essential for the eye to form. Once the eye has developed, these vessels will undergo a controlled cell death and scavenger cells will eat the leftovers.
Explore #ArtofScience 11-20 August at Federation Square: wehi.edu.au/artofscience
#natsciwk #microscopy #imaging

'Parasite bouquet’ by Simona Seizova is an image of toxoplasma gondii parasites. As the parasites grow, they form beautiful patterns that look like flowers. What kinds of flowers can you see in this image?
Explore #ArtofScience 11-20 August at Federation Square: wehi.edu.au/artofscience
#natsciwk #artofscience #microscopy #imaging
Image: ‘Parasite bouquet’ by Simona Seizova

'Protein caves' by Dr Onisha Patel and Dr Isabelle Lucet is an #ArtofScience image of a protein known to play a role in promoting certain cancers.
Go behind the scenes with Onisha and Isabelle at wehi.edu.au/artofscience
Image: 'Protein caves' by Dr Onisha Patel and Dr Isabelle Lucet

Get a glimpse of student life at WEHI: @unimelb students are invited to tour our labs and meet our students over pizza this Thursday 17/8, our @scimelb Science Festival event: http://festival.science.unimelb.edu.au
#nationalscienceweek #phdlife #honoursdegree #studyatmelbourne #unimelb #unimelbmdhs

In this #ArtofScience image by Margs Brennan, the ‘moon’ is like a beacon, shining a light on the ‘Dark side of the marrow’ and reminding us of the scientists dedicated to understanding #leukaemia. Go behind the scenes with Margs at wehi.edu.au/artofscience
Image: ‘Dark side of the marrow’
by Margs Brennan

Dr Laura Dagley is a finalist in the @awwmagazine @qantas Women of the Future award! Cast your vote for Laura in the People’s Choice, find the voting form at nowtolove.com.au
#womeninscience #womeninstem #proteomics #WEHIlife

For the first time our Art of Science comp includes a moving image category. Check out the amazing top three entries!
More info: wehi.edu.au/news
#natsciwk #artofscience #WEHIlife #imaging #microscopy

Art of Science 2017 winners announced! In the still image category:
1st: ‘Roots’ by Casey Ah-Cann
2nd: ‘Protein smoke’ by Ashleigh Kropp
3rd: ‘Parasite bouquet’ by Simona Seizova
More info: wehi.edu.au/news
#natsciwk #artofscience #WEHIlife #imaging #microscopy

ART OF SCIENCE // Go behind the scenes with Dr Edwin Hawkins to explore a CCTV-like technique he developed to observe cancer cells. wehi.edu.au/artofscience 11-20 August, @federationsquare Melbourne. #natsciwk

Great to have John Heddleston from Janelia’s Advanced Imaging Centre visit the Institute this week, talking all things #latticelightsheet

Coming soon: an exhibition of stunning works from the front line of biomedical research
More info: wehi.edu.au/artofscience
#imaging #exhibition #whatsoninmelbourne #fedsquare #artofscience

Combining existing therapies with a new type of anti-cancer agent could improve outcomes for some of the most aggressive types of #breastcancer.
Read more at wehi.edu.au/news
#medicalresearch #WEHI #MCL-1 #cancerttreatments

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