The Centre for Personalised Immunology (CPI) hosted a dinner at the Commonwealth Club, Yarralumla, to celebrate our one year anniversary and the launch of our new website. The dinner was hosted by Professor Ian Young AO (Vice-Chancellor, ANU) and CPI Chairman Mr Peter Yates AM.
The Vice-Chancellor announced a generous donation of $100,000 to the Centre to establish the Elizabeth Greene PhD Scholarship by Mr Yates AM.
Guests included His Excellency Mr Manuel Cacho (Ambassador to Spain), Ms Nicole Feely (Director General, ACT Health) and Professor Anne Kelso AO (CEO, NH&MRC). The dinner was held during the week of the Australasian Society for Immunology’s annual meeting, in Canberra. Distinguished scientists who attended this meeting and dinner included Professor Diane Mathis from Harvard University, USA Professor Michel Nussenzweig from Rockefeller University, USA and Professor Klaus Warnatz, University of Freiburg, Germany. Professor Mathis talked about recent developments in immunology and the challenges and opportunities in genomic medicine.