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JCSMR Director’s ‘Health through Discovery’ Public Lecture Series: Sun exposure for good health: more than vitamin D and skin cancer?

JCSMR Director’s ‘Health through Discovery’ Public Lecture Series: Sun exposure for good health: more than vitamin D and skin cancer?

Professor Robyn Lucas, The Environment, Climate & Health Group, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU. This lecture is free and open to the public.

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NHMRC Development grant

NHMRC Development grant

Congratulations to JCSMR researchers Charani Ranasinghe (pictured) and Ron Jackson who have received an NHMRC Development grant.

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Let’s focus on perception: James Turrell

Let’s focus on perception: James Turrell

A panel discussion moderated by exhibition curator Lucina Ward, with ANU experts in the fields of neuroscience, physics and psychology.

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A new paradigm for gene regulation

A new paradigm for gene regulation

Roquin, a protein that has a key role in the body's immune system, has now been shown to regulate the longevity of a microRNA, miR-146a, that controls T cell help to B cells.

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A breast milk protein that sustains life could also prevent death

A breast milk protein that sustains life could also prevent death

Professor Thomas Preiss and Rina Soetanto were part of a team that has discovered a protein that has a key role to play in the body's immune system has now been found to be critical for sustaining milk production in the breast.

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‘Designer babies’ law in the UK a study in irresponsible reporting

‘Designer babies’ law in the UK a study in irresponsible reporting

Media reports on advances in medical genetics have a sad tendency to carry a dystopian tone. It is often the case that scarcely a paragraph is written before talk of ‘designer babies’ and Huxleyan disadvantage come to dominate the narrative.

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Our research

The Humoral Immunity and Autoimmunity Group is investigating the cellular and molecular events that regulate production and selection versus elimination of memory B cells, which...
While the sequencing of the human genome, as well as the genomes of other organisms, has been a monumental step forward in understanding how complex phenotypes arise from a single...
The Department of Immunology provides an advanced research and training environment with a critical mass of interdisciplinary expertise and infrastructure focussing on the...
In 2012, The Eccles Institute of Neuroscience was launched at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the ANU. This new state of the art facility allows the co-...
The Department of Molecular Bioscience investigates the structure, function and genetics of proteins of biomedical interest. The research relates directly to diseases such as...

Study

New and exciting opportunities to undertake Research (PhD and MPhil) and Coursework Masters Programs at JCSMR.

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