As a diverse and active scientific community, consisting of over 600 academic researchers from the University’s Faculty of Science (Schools of BioSciencesChemistry and Physics), Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (Departments of Biochemistry and Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology, Melbourne Dental School and Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health) as well as the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (Schools of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Computing and Information Systems), as well as industry groups and platform technology facilities, the Bio21 Institute is a unique space that brings encourages and fosters interdisciplinary connections and collaborations.

We seek to do this through internal community events, such as our Bio21 morning teas, but also through the weekly departmental seminars. 

To learn about what's going on at Bio21, please look out for the fornightly Digest Newsletter.

To submit an item to the Digest, please contact fkwatson [at] (Fiona Watson), Institute Operations Officer.

Bio21 Institute Morning Teas

Bio21 Morning Teas are social events for all members of the Bio21 Institute to encourage a sense of community and an opportunity to fundraise for a particular cause. The Director, Michael Parker presents notices and there is also the opportunity to introduce new research groups to the rest of the Institute.

Reconnect with Bio21

The Bio21 Institute has been the proud home of innovative and groundbreaking scientific research in Melbourne since 2005. In this time, many of our former students, researchers and tenants have gone on to achieve great things in industry, academia, and in laboratories around Australia and the world.

All alumni of our institution, as well as our philanthropic supporters and any interested members of the public, are encouraged to connect with the Bio21 community by contacting us to be on our mailing lists for Bio21 news and events circulars.

Stay informed about the latest new research and projects happening at Bio21, find out about upcoming events such as seminar and public lectures, and keep in touch with colleagues, collaborators and friends.

For more information, or to sign up to our newsletter, contact fkwatson [at] (Fiona Watson), Institute Operations Officer.

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