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Lights. Camera. Action. Read our media releases, our news stories and our appearances in the press from 2014 to now!

Daniel Langley, Imaging CoE postdoc based at the La Trobe University node, made it to the FameLab Australia semi-finals, held at the Melbourne Museum. Daniel spoke about the Single Particle Imaging Initiative and the

Finally, we end this month’s newsletter with the news that Stephanie Pradier, our Media & Communications Manager, will shortly be leaving us to take up a new role as Communications Manager at the Co-operative

Our researchers have discovered the mechanism that explains how key genetic risk factors cause or protect people from autoimmune disease

The European X-ray Free-Electron Laser, a joint enterprise involving Germany, Russia and nine other European partner nations costing more than 1.2B euro was the lead article in this week’s edition of der Spiegel, a

New tools for Imaging CoE researchers at the University of New South Wales have built a sensor to measure the membrane charge of our T cells. T cells are the brain of our immune

MELBOURNE, TUESDAY APRIL 4, 2017: Imaging CoE scientists have solved a 40-year old mystery and shed light on an evolutionary arms race played out between cytomegalovirus (CMV) and the immune system. Human CMV, also known

Financial support valued at $500 is available to sponsor a limited number of Monash BDI researchers to participate in the Bridge Program, which transfers skills on the commercialisation of pharmaceutical research.

Postdoc Chris Lupton spent nine weeks at an intensive course with industry and academics learning how to run a titan electron microscope. But why…?

We all know that green leafy vegetables, seafood, meat, dairy, cereals and even mushrooms, almonds and vegemite are all healthy for us. One essential ingredients in them is vitamin B2 (riboflavin) — this is

Imaging CoE AI Chen Davidovich researches enzymes that regulate genes. His latest publication details how PRC2 could be used as a target for cancer drugs.

We all know that green leafy vegetables, seafood, meat, dairy, cereals and even mushrooms, almonds and vegemite are all healthy for us. One essential ingredients in them is vitamin B2 (riboflavin). And, vitamin B2 enriches our immune system. But did you know that bacteria in our bodies also make this vitamin?

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) and Cardiff University’s Systems Immunity Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two institutes extend their collaborative activities. The five year mutual

Scientists from four universities working as part of the Imaging CoE have won over $12 million in funding from the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Engineers at ANU have built an advanced microscope using barcode laser scanner technology that can film moving blood cells and neurons firing in living animals. Lead researcher and Imaging CoE AI Steve Lee, a

Australian researchers are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly prescribed, medications.

Level A Post-doc Position in Protein Crystallography The Whisstock Laboratory (Biochemistry) is seeking a junior postdoctoral researcher (Level A) with demonstrated expertise in biochemistry and protein crystallography and an interest in the structure and

Jackson Nexhip led a group of six undergraduate students from UNSW to victory at Harvard University’s annual biomolecular design competition, BIOMOD. The team defeated 24 teams from around the world. Jackson gave us a little insight into his top gong.

Max Cryle makes antibiotics. But he isn’t your run-of-the-mill chemist, Max combines chemistry with structural biology to build new super-bug fighting antibiotics.

November saw two of our CIs awarded with prestigious prizes. Brian Abbey was the 2016 recipient of the Young Tall Poppy Science Award and Jamie Rossjohn, along with his longtime collaborator, Jim McCluskey, were