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18 September 2018
The Australian National University (ANU) and ACT Government today announced a Memorandum of Understanding with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) to amplify Australia...
14 September 2018
There is more to Dr Renae Domaschenz than meets the eye. Renae is a research fellow exploring cancer epigenetics in the Department of Genome Sciences. She studies DNA epigenetic...
31 August 2018
Bioinformatics and computational biology are crucial parts of biology and medical research. Being able to handle, understand and work with biological data is incredibly important...
29 August 2018
A team of engineers and biochemists at ANU has invented and trialled a bio-optics diagnostic device that can reveal the formation of blood clots and...
26 July 2018
A research team from ANU and The University of Queensland has designed and made a molecule derived from a human protein that kills the parasite...
12 July 2018
Nur Diana Anuar describes the experience of completing her PhD as “a 100-metre sprint”. “I got to the end,...
6 July 2018
Left to right: Olga Zaytseva, Arjun Chahal, Leonie Quinn, Jason Ji, Nan-hee-Kim Members of the Quinn Lab Cancer Models Groups attended the 2018 Genetics Society of Australasia...
29 June 2018
  Written by Dr Riccardo Natoli, a retinal researcher at JCSMR and the ANU Medical School. Riccardo was recently awarded the inaugural McPherson Eye Research Institute (...
15 June 2018
The Australian National University's John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) is partnering...
13 June 2018
Olga Zaytseva, PhD student from the Quinn Group, the ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics, has won the first prize of the inaugural CAM Image Competition, with her (...
22 May 2018
Associate Professor Charmaine Simeonovic was recently presented with the TSANZ/Lafferty Award during this year's Annual Scientific Meeting of the Transplantation Society of...
18 May 2018
On 2 May, eighteen of our academics, mostly early-career researchers, packed their bags and hopped on a mini-bus (a couple more cars were involved too), for a two-day retreat at...
8 May 2018
Researchers at JCSMR, together with their friends and families are fighting for patients living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). When they are not busy in the lab searching for new...
22 March 2018
When Ken Cooper lost his wife Susan to cancer, he determined to do three things in her memory. First, he installed a stone plaque in the vegetable garden of the Southern...
8 March 2018
Learn more about the history of malaria and why we need to develop new tools to fight this deadly fever, thanks to Harry Sutton from the Cockburn Lab on Ask Fuzzy – A...
7 March 2018
The Genetics Society of Australasia’s annual conference will take place at the University of Canberra, 1-4 July 2018, with a satellite meeting, the Asia-Pacific Chromosome...
28 February 2018
Imag(in)ing, a new exhibition mixing art and science is now open at the Ewart Gallery, Sydney. This exhibition, curated by Jane Théau, is part of the Workshop Arts Centre's...
28 February 2018
Hayley McNamara, the Cockburn Group, has been selected as one of eight rising stars of Australian science, to attend the prestigious 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 24-29 June...
16 February 2018
Professor Ross Hannan is a great detective of cancer research—finding and developing new cancer treatments for patients at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. ‘...
5 February 2018
Written by Katharine Bassett How did I get here? I think you have made a mistake, I don’t belong here…I am an imposter. To understand how I am an imposter...

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