Bio21 researcher makes advances towards an antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s

Renowned scientist and Bio21 Institute researcher Professor Michael Parker was recently published in Scientific Reports for his research into antibody treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.

iSRAP: An integrated small RNA analysis pipeline for neurodegenerative diseases

Friday, 26 June, 2015 - 13:00 to 14:00

PhD Oration by Camelia Quek, University of Melbourne, Hill Lab - Bio21 Auditorium.

Open House Melbourne @ Bio21, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday, 25 July, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, 26 July, 2015 (All day)

This year Bio21 Institute opens its doors to the public as part of the City of Melbourne's Open House 2015.


'Transforming Biology' - History of the Department of Biochemistry Book launch at Bio21

Biochemistry Booklaunch

"Transforming Biology", written by Juliet Flesch, details the rich history of the staff, students and scientists at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and was, fittingly, officially launched by Professor Suzanne Cory at the Bio21 Institute on April 1st.

Lithuanian Delegation visits Bio21 Institute

Lithuanian Delegation

The Lithuanian Minister for Foreign Affairs Linas Antanas Linkevičius and his delegation toured Bio21 Institute, 24th March 2015.

New research to develop tools for biomonitoring

Dr Sara Long from the Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, Zoology’s Professor Mick Keough and Dr Allyson O’Brien and Metabolomics Australia’s Professor Malcolm McConville are developing new tools for monitoring estuarine pollution.

Image of the month - Barley Root

Barley root

Image for July: Scanning electron microscopy of a section of barley root. Dr Eric Hanssen (Bio21 Advanced Microscopy Facility and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and  Dr Allison Van De Meene (Bioscience and  Plant Cell Wall ARC Center of Excellence)

Bio21 Stage 2B Project

About the Bio21 Stage 2B Project

The Bio21 Stage 2B Project will expand the Bio21 Institute’s multidisciplinary research, training and industry engagement and is directed at achieving the Institute’s ‘school to bench to workplace’ vision.


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