Coming to the genetic rescue of our endangered marsupials

Genetic variation is essential for survival; it allows species to adapt and evolve so they can overcome disease and other environmental threats, and avoid the negative consequences of inbreeding.

Bio21 researchers reap rewards at ComBio2107 conference

Bio21 researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, including the Tilley, van Driel, McConville, Gleeson and Hinde labs made a good showing, presenting their work and collecting awards for their presentations.

Research Scientist for a week - By Elvis Tran

For a week in June, I was no longer a student bound by books and constantly in a classroom setting. Instead, I had become a research scientist at Bio21, surrounded by million-dollar cutting-edge biotechnology.

President of Croatia, Her Excellency Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic visits Bio21

Today an MOU was signed between the University of Melbourne and the University of Zagreb to facilitate research collaboration and PhD pathways.

Open House @ Bio21 - Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July - Discover Science!

Bio21 is open on Saturday & Sunday this weekend as part of the City of Melbourne's 'Open House' weekend.

Bio21 'Big Picture': Understanding and exploiting bacterial lifestyles- toward novel approaches to combat infection

Thursday, 3 August, 2017 - 15:00

Assoc Prof Cynthia Whitchurch is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 David Syme Prize. Come and hear about her ground-breaking work using microscopy to visualise bacteria.


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