RESCHEDULED: Business Briefing with Chief Scientist WA

RESCHEDULED: Business Briefing with Chief Scientist WA
Join AmCham to hear from Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Peter Klinken AC as he discusses Perth as a centre for creativity and innovation and how that could impact upon your business! pastevent

Business Briefing with Chief Scientist of Western Australia

Professor Peter Klinken AC

Join AmCham to hear from Peter Klinken, Chief Scientist of Western Australia discuss Perth as a centre for creativity and innovation and how that could impact upon your business! 

 

About Professor. Peter Klinken 
Professor Klinken is a leading Western Australian medical research scientist, highly regarded for his work in advancing the understanding of genes involved in leukemia, cancer and anaemia. His many research achievements include the discovery of a gene that suppresses the growth of tumours. 

After obtaining his PhD from The University of Western Australia, he undertook research at the US National Institutes of Health in Washington and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne. His previous roles have included Professor in Clinical Biochemistry at The University of Western Australia; Director of Research at the Royal Perth Hospital; and the Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (previously the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research). Under his stewardship, the Perkins Institute attracted world-class national and international researchers to the State and made numerous acclaimed medical discoveries. He also spear-headed the development of two new state-of-the-art medical research facilities, Perkins North in Nedlands (QEII Medical Centre) and Perkins South in Murdoch (Fiona Stanley Hospital). Professor Klinken brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role of Chief Scientist. His input will support the Government in growing the State’s science industries to achieve future prosperity for Western Australians.

Professor Klinken was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the June 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Contact samanthacranswick@amcham.com.au for more information. 


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When
2/04/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where
Parmelia Hilton Perth 14 Mill Street Perth, WA 6000 AUSTRALIA

Program


Wednesday, 01 May 2019

 
Join AmCham to hear from Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Peter Klinken as he discusses his experience as Chief Scientist and as a leading Western Australian medical research scientist, highly regarded for his work in advancing the understanding of genes involved in leukemia, cancer and anaemia.
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1/05/2019 12:00 PM

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