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13 March 2014
ACT Minister Joy Burch MLA hosted an event at JCSMR to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Girls from local Canberra high schools were invited to hear about our...
12 March 2014
Congratulations to JCSMR Director Professor Chris Parish who has been named 2014 ACT Citizen of the Year. Announcing the award today, ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher said that...
6 March 2014
Riza, who has recently completed her studies in the Retinal Development and Aging Group at JCSMR, will graduate in July this year. Since her earliest days growing up in a remote...
25 February 2014
Dr Grace Moshi, Mr Hugh Archer and Ms Ellie Cole OAM, Board members of the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation, yesterday presented ANU DVC Professor Margaret Harding with $40,000...
20 February 2014
A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy. The Prime Minister’s report on Closing the Gap...
18 February 2014
JCSMR researcher Simon Jiang, from the Humoral Immunity & Autoimmunity Group, has received a $49,195 Postgraduate Scholarship to investigate the development of systemic lupus...
17 February 2014
Professor Thomas Preiss, Leader of the RNA Biology Group, was awarded the Julian Wells Medal and Lecture at the Lorne Genome Conference. The Julian Wells Medal and Lecture was...
20 December 2013
Congraulations to Mohamed Al Riyami,Yang Xi, Candice Lee, Hugh French and Farzaneh Kordbacheh who graduated on 19 December 2013. Pictured left to right: Dr Anna Cowan, Mohamed Al...
17 December 2013
Congratulations to Danushka Wijesundara on the award of the 2013 Alan and Elizabeth Finkel Prize. Dan has undertaken his PhD studies in the Molecular Mucosal Vaccine Immunology...
11 December 2013
Congratulations to Dr John Altin who has been awarded both the Fenner Medal and Dewar-Milne Prize for his thesis submitted in 2012. Dr Altin undertook his PhD studies in the...
10 December 2013
Professor Jill Gready has been awarded the Future Justice Prize 2013 by Dr Helen Sykes, Chair of the Future Justice Awards Executive and Director of Future Leaders.  ...
5 December 2013
As you step outdoors into the bright sunshine, your pupils automatically contract. Scientists from the Australian Centre of Excellence in Vision Science (ACEVS) based at The...
5 December 2013
Throughout Canberra's first 100 years as a city, scientists have contributed greatly not only to scientific innovation and discovery, but to the growth of Australia as a...
29 November 2013
Luke Gilmartin entered the Movember campaign once again this year and raised $450 and came second last night at the Gala in the Ultimate Mo category as MR MOnopoly! Donations from...
25 September 2013
A new, quick and simple eye test can predict who is at risk of age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. While people with early age-related macular...
25 September 2013
Blindness in premature babies could be prevented by a new treatment developed at JCSMR. “As our sight develops, blood vessels grow at the back of our eyes to provide...
13 September 2013
The ANU final of the Three Minute Thesis was held on the 18th of September, and it was a very successful night for the Science students! The JCSMR's finalist, Jennifer...
1 August 2013
Jeanette DeFries today presented a cheque of over $21,000 for sarcoidosis research to Professor Chris Parish, Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research.   This...
24 July 2013
Dr Ed Bertram, Ms Candice Lee and Mr Mayank Khanna participated in a new course at IUPUI in Indianapolis. This course was conceived by Dr Mark Payne MD, a Pediatric Cardiologist,...
19 July 2013
Congraulations to Long Chen, Animesh Agrawal, Tony Mendoza, Shali Zhao, Eva Pillai, Henrik Martenzon, Zheyi Li and Amgalan Zinamadir on their graduation on 19 July 2013.

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