Working Towards Malaria Elimination Symposium

Join us to hear from Australia’s leading malaria researchers about their shared goal of eliminating the deadly disease from our region, and globally.

In the lead-in to World Malaria Day 2015, the symposium will highlight current research, progress and priorities in developing malaria vaccines, drug resistance, identification of new antimalarials, epidemiology and other issues affecting elimination.

An interactive Q&A session featuring many of the speakers will conclude the day.

Key Speakers:

  • Professor Brendan Crabb AC, Burnet Institute
  • Professor James Beeson, Burnet Institute
  • Dr Alyssa Barry, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
  • Professor Graham Brown, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Christian Doerig, Monash University
  • Dr Freya Fowkes, Burnet Institute
  • Associate Professor Jose Garcia-Bustos, Monash University
  • Professor Ivo Mueller, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
  • Dr Paul Gilson, Burnet Institute
  • Dr Jack Richards, Burnet Institute
  • Professor Stephen Rogerson, University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Julie Simpson, University of Melbourne

Please register online.

Start the conversation: #eliminatemalaria

Date & Time

Friday, 24 April, 2015
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM AEST


AMREP Lecture Theatre
75 Commercial Road
Melbourne VIC 3004

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FREE event but online registration essential.


Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor James Beeson

MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, FAFPHM, FAAHMS | Deputy Director (People); Head of Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Laboratory; Adjunct Professor Monash University