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Professor Karen Day, distinguished malaria researcher and Dean of Science at the University of Melbourne, has won the 2015 Advance Global Australian Award in recognition of her international leadership in life sciences research and education.
Dr Laura Vella was awarded the 2015 Bio21 Institute Wettenhall Establishment Award to establish her research into the roles vesicles play in neurodegenerative diseases.
Anita Pax is doing a PhD in Mozzarella; its properties and how this is reflected in its molecular structure as part of the ARC’s Dairy Innovation Hub at the Bio21 Institute.
New research conducted by scientists at the Universities of Melbourne and Wollongong and QUT has provided a first glimpse at how free radical damage might be initiated in the human lung upon exposure to the urban air pollutant ozone.
Image for September: Residents of a community in the Upper East Region Ghana
The process of DNA sequencing chops up bacterial DNA into millions of small fragments. Like the remains of Humpty Dumpty, the challenge is then to put all the fragments back together again.
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.