Media Release: Australian scientists changing the world recognised with Academy awards

Bio21's Professor Andrew Holmes has been recognised with Matthew Flinders Award as part of the Australian Academy of Sciences Honorifics.

Pursuit: New drug target for sugar-coated viruses

, University of York and Bio21's  and researchers from the Universities of Warwick and Oxford have shed light on how encapsulated viruses like SARS-CoV-2 hijack the protein manufacturing and distribution pathways in the cell, as well as a drug target to stop them in their tracks.

Three ways to break a sugar chain

Mushrooms are some of nature's mightiest recyclers, breaking down glycosidic bonds that hold carbohydrate chains together.

Media Release: Motor neurone disease breakthrough: Patient trial shows impressive clinical results

A new drug delays motor neurone disease progression and improves cognitive and clinical symptoms according to recently announced trial results.

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.

Professor Frances Separovic honoured at UNSW Alumni Awards

Prof Emma Johnston presents Prof Frances Separovic with the UNSW Alumni Award in the Science and Technology category, for her contribution to chemistry and the promotion of women in science. Photo: Ms Maja Baska

Professor Frances Separovic recognised as IUPAC Distinguished Woman in Chemistry

On International Women's Day, Bio21's Professor Frances Separovic is one of 12 women globally to have been honoured with the IUPAC Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering award.

Teaming up to fight Motor Neurone disease

Ten years of work by researchers from the University of Melbourne's, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, a human trial for a drug that could fight Motor Neurone Disease has begun.


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