The Inaugural Gordon Ada Oration

Date & time

1–3pm 8 March 2013


The Finkel Lecture Theatre The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131, Garran Road, ANU


 Madeleine Nicol
 +61 2 612 52577

Gordon Leslie Ada, AO, FAA (1922-2012) was an internationally renowned scientist best known for his seminal contributions to the fields of Virology and Immunology. In commemoration of his contribution to scientific research, The John Curtin School of Medical Research has established the annual Gordon Ada Early Career Researcher Award, to be presented to a researcher based at JCSMR who has made major contributions to biomedical research over the course of their career. The Awardee will be invited to present the annual Gordon Ada Oration.
The inaugural Oration will take place on Friday 8 March during an afternoon celebrating Professor Ada’s life and his contribution to science.
The 2013 Gordon Ada Oration will be presented by Dr Anselm Enders, Leader of the Ramaciotti Immunization Genomics Laboratory in the Department of Immunology, JCSMR.

1pm          Welcome: Professor Julio Licinio
1.05pm     Introduction 
1.25pm     Professor Peter Doherty
1.45pm     Professor Christopher Parish
2.05pm     Presentation of Award
2.10pm     The Gordon Ada Oration: Dr Anselm Enders
3pm          Refreshments in the Foyer

For catering purposes please RSVP by March 6th.

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