Bacteria deployed to destroy mosquito-borne dengue can’t take the heat

Perran Ross, a PhD student at the University of Melbourne, subjected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to temperatures from 26 degrees to 37 degrees under controlled laboratory conditions to see how well the bacterium survives.

Prof Lucia Banci, University of Florence, Thursday, 2 February 2017

Thursday, 2 February, 2017 - 16:00

DNP Seminar: NMR contribution to the understanding of cellular processes

Nancy is a Science Hero

Nominated by 31 of peers, Dr Nancy Endersby- Harshman has won the Behind the Scenes Invitrogen Science Hero Award.

Making molecules dance by DNP and celebrating the arrival of the ‘gyrotron’

On the 14 December 2016 Prof Frances Separovic, Bio21 and School of Chemistry, Dr Luke O’Dell, Deakin University, Dr Marc-Antoine Sani and Dr David Keizer, Bio21 and a team from Bruker all gathered in the Magnetic Resonance facility to celebrate the installation of the DNP-NMR at Bio21.

BioSciences inaugural ‘BECR’ Research Summit at Bio21

he inaugural BECR Research Summit, supported by the School of Biosciences, took place at the Bio21 Institute, Friday, 9 December.

Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science

Georgina Sweet Awardees Assoc Prof Alicia Oshlack, Murdoch Children's Research Institute; Assoc Prof Kathryn Holt, University of Melbourne; Professor Leann Tilley, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne (Georgina Sweet Laureate Fellow) and Assoc Prof Freya Fowkes, Burnet Institute at the Bio21 Institute 27 October 2016.

ARC funds Bio21 projects, researchers and infrastructure

Bio21 groups were awarded $2.34 million in Discovery Project funding and also led or were involved in five successful LIEF grants which received $4.12 million in ARC funding. Two Bio21 early career researchers were also awarded $732,000 with DECRA fellowships.

ARC LIEF grant success: Bio21 Institute funded for cryo-EM and single crystal X-ray diffractometer

Establishment of a collaborative network, led by the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Institute and Monash University to develop world leading capability in cryo-electron microscopy and protein structural biology


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