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Researchers are a step closer to developing drug targets for Toxoplasmosis, after gaining insight into its unique feeding behaviour.
The Advanced Microscopy Facility at the Bio21 Institute is hosting "Seeing is Believing" as part of National Science Week, 20 & 21 August, with school groups attending from across rural, regional and metropolitan Victoria.
“In science most things fail” Nobel Laureate, Professor Elizabeth Blackburn told an auditorium full of Year 11 and 12 students from the school named in her honour, the Elizabeth Blackburn Science School, University High School, on Friday morning 31st July 2015.
“Challenge is the name of the game and you get resilient. Keep persisting, but also know when to give up,” she said.
A precious cargo arrived from Bruker at Bio21 Institute in wooden-sealed boxes on the 7 February 2015.
Period 1 – Maths; Period 2 – Chemistry; Period 3 - Cure Ebola; Period 4 - English. It’s not a typical class schedule. But then, the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Science (EBSS) is not a typical high school.
From cell to tissue biopsies and soft materials, cell biologists, engineers and physicists, will soon be able to obtain high resolution, three dimensional images from large sample volumes at the Bio21’s Advanced Microscopy facility.
The ARC Linkage Project funding outcomes were announced 7 July 2015.
Professor Philip Batterham, Faculty of Science, has been awarded the 2015 MJD White Medal from the Genetics Society of AustralAsia.
Professor Phil Batterham, researcher at the Bio21 Institute, is part of an international effort to decode the Australian sheep blowfly genome, adding ammunition to the battle against one of the nation’s most insidious pests.
Professor Leann Tilley has been awarded an ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship through the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Bio21 Institute.