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.

Media Release: Discovery-driven research leads to breakthrough in understanding rare Sengers syndrome

Bio21 Researcher, Dr Diana Stojanovski, has unlocked important information that could lead to improved treatment of a rare and serious genetic condition, Senger's Syndrome.

The exciting future of light energy

In a world of growing energy needs, and a global imperative to halt carbon emissions, a tiny ‘quasiparticle’ called an exciton could provide the answer to our problems.

Talking dirty: The conversation between plants and soil

To a child, soil is just dirt – a home for worms. To a gardener, soil is a collection of organic matter and nutrients. But to plants, soil is a hotbed of chemical activity. And plants don’t just observe, they actively participate in this activity.

Brush your teeth! It could save your life

Next time you’re racing out of the house without cleaning your teeth, think again. Neglecting your pearly whites can lead to a lot more than the odd filling.


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