Yearly Archives - 2005

SSRI and Faculty of Science at UNSW host Prof. David Naor

On 18 October 2005, the Stephen Sanig Research Institute and the Faculty of Science at the University of New South Wales were very pleased to host an eminent scientist, Professor David Naor, the Milton Winograd Professor for Cancer Studies at Hebrew University’s Hadassah Medical School. In his 1967 PhD thesis, Professor Naor was the first to describe the immunoglobulin-like B cell receptor, laying the groundwork for the emergence of modern immunology.  Over almost four decades his work has focused on understanding [...]


SSRI receives public thanks

On 13 October 2005 Sydney Morning Herald published the story of Nicole Haj and her battle with meningococcal septicaemia.  She will be showing her gratitude as part of Research Australia’s Thank You Day on 7 November, when people get a chance to thank scientists or researchers who have made a difference to their lives. Haj’s thank you goes to SSRI’s Dr. Galina Kaseko, Michael Sanig, and Sue-Anne Sanig in recognition of the Institute’s work in developing novel approaches to [...]


Dr. Kaseko visits Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel

The Institutes Dr. Galina Kaseko, together with 6 other Australian women from Sydney and Melbourne, participated in a Trade Union Mission to visit Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel in May 2005. The women were invited to tour the medical centre by Sara Meltzer, a long-time member of the volunteer organisation, Friends of Schneider Children’s, as a delegation from the fields of biotechnology, telecommunications and business.