How energy is hidden in colours

By Errol Hunt, University of Melbourne

‘Roses are red and violets are blue’ – so says the old poem.

But why are roses red? And why are violets blue? What is it that gives something its colour?

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series presents Associate Professor Jason MacKenzie, University of Melbourne

Wednesday, 22 June, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

“Norovirus replication and pathogenesis: Lost in Translation” 

Presented by Associate Professor Jason MacKenzie. This seminar is part of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

"Improved Glycan Analysis for Characterisation of Glycoproteins" presented by Dr Frank Michel

Tuesday, 21 June, 2016 - 14:00 to 15:00

2 - 3pm, Tuesday 21 June in the Bio21 Auditorium followed by afternoon tea in the Bio21 Atrium

Insectary opened at Bio21 to step up fight against dengue

Researchers can now safely import, house and study mosquitoes from outside Australia, giving dengue research in Melbourne a significant boost.

Media Release: Legions of immune cells in the lung keep Legionella at bay

A team of specialist researchers in Melbourne believe they have found a major response that helps keep the Legionella infection at bay.

Media Release: New molecular design to get hydrogen-powered cars motoring

Professor O’Hair, from the University’s School of Chemistry and Bio21 Institute's study has been published in Nature Communications today.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series presents Estella Newcombe, PhD Oration

Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

“Understanding the biology of Huntington’s disease via the pathogenic hunting tin monomer” 


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