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Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Donation

Presenting the cheque to Professor Kannourakis 3rd from left, is from Guiding Star Lodge Wor Bro Graeme Brown, Bro Brian McDowell, Secretary and far right Bro Barry Parker, Treasurer .

GUIDING Star Lodge No 922 (Ballarat) and Freemasons Foundation Victoria recently donated $3,000.00 to the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute to enable the Institute to purchase a brand new analytical balance, an indispensable piece of equipment for any modern Laboratory.

The balance is used for weighing out minute quantities of valuable chemical reagents to an accuracy of 0.0001 of a gram.

The analytical balance is also used for checking the calibration of laboratory liquid handling pipettes to ensure consistent experimental accuracy and reproducibility.

Professor George Kannourakis thanked Guiding Star Lodge and Freemasons Foundation Victoria for their generous donation and their continued support.