Second ACRF funded cancer research facility to open in Melbourne

The Hon. John Brumby, MP, Minister for Innovation to open a new Proteomics facility at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR). The facility is funded by a major grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

What: Official opening of the Cancer Proteomics Program – Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and a brief tour of the facility

Where: The Royal Melbourne Hospital Function and Convention Centre, Seminar Room 2

Date: Thursday, 8 March 2007

Time: 10:30am

Interviews available:

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR):

Global President, NY, Mr Ed McDermott, visiting from New York (Global President Mr McDermott profile)

Professor Tony Burgess, LICR Director (Australia) (Professor Tony Burgess profile)

Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF):

Chairman, Mr Tom Dery

Trustee, Mr Carrillo Gantner (Myer Foundation)

Read about the LICR Grant here.

Further information and RSVP contact:

LICR: Caroline Cody (03) 9341 3155 email: caroline.cody@ludwig.edu.au

ACRF: David Brettell (02) 9223 7833 email: criddington@acrf.com.au