Attention students – take part in our Medical Science Encounters!

PBI offers this program to support students wanting to gain work experience in medical research. Our researchers and scientists focus on major blood disorders relevant to the Western Australian community. 

You'll get your hands dirty with experiments including:

  • Gene Cloning – DNA cut and paste; 
  • ABO blood group typing;
  • Flow Cytometry blood analyses; and
  • Find out why people bleed.

This opportunity is available for students in Year 12 who are considering enrolling at any Western Australian university in courses including Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medical Science, Biomedical Science and Clinical Laboratory Research. Successful candidates can expect engagement in exciting basic science and translational molecular biology research utilising cutting edge technology directed at understanding the mechanism of blood disorders and the development of novel treatment strategies.

Program speakers

  • Professor Ross Baker - Welcome and Introduction
  • Dr Jim Tiao - Bioluminescence for Research
  • Ms Grace Gilmore - Why people Bleed
  • Munik Tan - Gene Cloning - DNA Cut & Paste
  • Dr Shane Colley - ABO Blood Group Typing
  • Dr Omar Elaskalani - Flow Cytometry

There is no cost to this event, however places are capped at 30 students.

To register your interest for this event, submit an expression of interest using the button below.

Register your interest