Nature’s Medicine Chest: Opportunities for Synthesis and Drug Discovery

Seminar/Forum

Nature’s Medicine Chest: Opportunities for Synthesis and Drug Discovery

Masson Theatre
Chemistry Building

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Melbourne University Chemical Society (MUCS): Lady Masson Lecture

The Lady Masson Lecture was established in 1949 to honour Lady Masson, wife of Professor of Chemistry, Sir David Orme Masson.

In addition to her unwavering support of her husband’s work, Lady Masson made a valuable contribution during World War I, and was awarded title of CBE in 1918. This special lecture acknowledges her place in Australian history.

The 31st Lady Masson Lecture will be given by Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble. The lecture is entitled, "Nature’s Medicine Chest: Opportunities for Synthesis and Drug Discovery"

Margaret Anne Brimble CNZM is a New Zealand chemist. Her research has included investigations of shellfish toxins and means to treat brain injuries. She received a BSc and MSc(Hons) in chemistry from the University of Auckland. She was awarded a NZ Commonwealth scholarship to undertake a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Southampton.

Presenter

  • Professor Margaret  Brimble
    Professor Margaret Brimble , Distinguished Professor