🎗️ ASI Public Event | DoI Discovery Tour at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


26 April 2022, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


6-8pm (VIC)


Lecture Theatre B, Level 7, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, 305 Grattan Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000


Immunologists from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre:
Erika Cretney
Amanda Chen
Jack Chan




ASI VIC/TAS celebrates International Day of Immunology
🌏 "Discovery Tour at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre"

🗓️ April 26th 2022 at 6-8pm (VIC time)



Go behind the scenes of one of Victoria's leading medical research institutes

As part of the Day of Immunology Victoria 2022, organised by the Australia and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI), the Peter MacCallum Centre is opening its doors to the public.

Discovery tours provide a unique opportunity for the community to find out more about medical research, see our state-of-the-art facilities, learn about our exciting discoveries and talk to passionate scientists about their research.

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a world leading cancer research, education and treatment centre and Australia’s only public health service solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. We have 3,300 staff, including more than 750 laboratory and clinical researchers, all focused on providing better treatments, better care and potential cures for cancer.

Discovery Tour details:

Tours are free and run for approximately 90 minutes.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

As tour groups visit a working laboratory, closed toe shoes (preferably flat) must be worn for occupational health and safety reasons. Safety glasses will be provided.
The minimum age for discovery tour attendees is 12 years old. All children need to be accompanied by an adult.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Photography: Participants are welcome to take photographs during the tour, but please frame working scientists outside of the photos unless permission is given.

📧 For more information, contact Dr Erika Cretney.

Other ASI VIC/TAS Discovery tours and events:

Other Melbourne research institutes that are also offering tours as part of Day of Immunology in Victoria include:

  • Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash, Clayton
  • La Trobe Institute for Medical Science, Bundoora
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne (this event listing)
  • The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne
  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
  • University of Tasmania, Tasmania

We are also holding a public lecture at The Peter Doherty Institute on the 29th April 2022, 6-7pm.

For more information on Day of Immunology visit or follow us on twitter, facebook or instagram.

Getting to the Institute:

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is located at 305 Grattan Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 across the road from the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter Doherty Institute and University of Melbourne.
It is easily accessible from Royal Parade and Elizabeth Street.
Ticketed parking is available on-street and at surrounding car parking facilities.

Organiser Description:

Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology - Day of Immunology

The purpose of the Day of Immunology is to strengthen public awareness of immunology as a basis for individual health and well-being.
Established in 2005 by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), the success of Day of Immunology led to it being celebrated worldwide since 2007. Under the auspices of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) and other generous sponsors, Day of Immunology has been celebrated in Victoria since 2009.
For more information, please visit or click here to email us. 

How to register

Register before April 21st 2022 for your FREE ticket to this fabulous event.
Scroll down to the green button below 'REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT'.

🚩 This event is strictly limited to 20 people, so please register for this event and wait for an email from our organisers that confirms your place.  For more information, contact Dr Erika Cretney.

This is a COVID-safe event

Your health and safety are of utmost importance to us.  Please be prepared to present your current COVID-19 vaccination status if asked by Event Organisers.

Please indicate your vaccination status on the next page.

Why are you interested in touring? 

We'd love to know why you are visiting, so please pop any additional info in the field called 'Additional Requirements'.

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