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Alliance Française Wellington Café Scientifique


Wed 24 Oct 2018, 5:15pm–6:30pm

Where: Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant, 39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

The microbiome: why our microbes are key to our health, a talk by Dr Olivier Gasser, Malaghan Institute.

On Wednesday 24 October at 5.30pm at Southern Cross, come and join us for a talk about novel mechanistic aspects of the human immune system that could provide immediate impact to the fields of immune health as it relates to cancer, inflammatory and infectious diseases.

Dr Olivier Gasser completed his postgraduate degree in Biomedical Research at the University of Basel (Switzerland) in 2004. Following postdoctoral research at the University Hospital in Basel and Harvard Medical School, Dr Gasser joined Wellington's Malaghan Institute in 2011 to become a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute’s Vaccine Immunotherapy programme. In 2017, Dr Gasser was appointed as Translational Immunology Group Leader of the Institute's Nutrition & Microbiome research programme.

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