Hosted by Biomedical Research Victoria

National Science Week

National Science Week Event: Come join us for an evening of virus science - a screening of the 2011 blockbuster Contagion plus Q&A with some of Melbourne’s leading scientists from The Peter Doherty Institute, CSIRO and Seqirus!

What happens when a virus really... goes viral?
How close is what we see at the movies to reality?
Enjoy the film and stay for a Q&A that will give you behind-the-scenes insight into the science of pandemics.


  • $15


  • $10

    Group discount

Event date: 17Aug 2017

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Cinema Nova

  • 6.00pm

380 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC

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The panellists are:

Dr Michelle Baker – leading bat immunologist at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), CSIRO
Dr Julian Druce – senior medical scientist in the Virus Identification Laboratory of the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Mr Vincent Chung – Director of Manufacturing Influenza Vaccine at Seqirus, a CSL company

Tickets: $15
Group Discount: $10

Science areas: Biological sciences and Health

Event type: Performance or show