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Day of Immunology 2016 — Free discovery tours at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute Infection and Immunity Program 15 Innovation Walk, Monash University, Clayton Campus At the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, scientists in the Infection

A picture speaks a thousand words. Understanding human development, investigating disease and developing therapeutics rely heavily on our ability to visualise key biological processes. Presented by: Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Advanced

The drug eculizumab costs half a million dollars per patient per year. It’s used to treat rare diseases in which your immune system turns against you, and destroys red blood cells. A team of

Falling Walls Lab Australia calls for talented young researchers and professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas. We would like to draw your attention to an innovative scientific challenge for bright young minds –

Imaging CoE AI Stephanie Gras gives ABC TV viewers the lowdown on how her new research has shown we could teach our adaptive immune system to recognise different strains and mutations of influenza. This could

How wonderful would it be to have a universal flu vaccine that would combat all forms of the virus? Our very own AI Stephanie Gras from Monash University together with researchers from the University

Imaging CoE AI Stephanie Gras’ recent paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United State of America was featured on the ABC News Radio’s PM program. The piece features an

Imaging CoE AI Hans Elmlund’s recent paper in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology was featured on the ABC News Radio’s The World Today program. The piece features interviews by AI Hans Elmlund and Director

MELBOURNE TUESDAY, 29 MARCH 2016: University of Oxford and Monash University scientists have discovered how proteins present in tick saliva prevent the immune system from running amok. Most of us dread the thought of being bitten

Okay, so you all know me as the Imaging CoE’s media and communications/public relations person. But, not all of you know that I was a physicist with Centre CI’s Harry Quiney and Brian Abbey at both the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University nodes.

At a launch on leap day, Monday 29 February, Monash University boosted its capacity to support Australian researchers in the application of visual computing with the installation of a new $2.5m computer, M3.

Presenter: Laura McKay, Doherty Institute, The University of Melbourne Date: Tuesday 5 April 2016 Time: 12-1pm Location: Level 3 Seminar Room 15 Innovation Walk Clayton campus ABSTRACT: Tissue-resident memory T (Trm) cells provide local

Imaging CoE scientists have contributed to an important discovery: that a key part of the immune system in animals has evolved from bacterial toxins.

Imaging CoE scientists took part in the 2015 International Science Students Fair hosted at the John Monash Science School. Centre CI Harry Quiney devised a marvellous programme aimed at showcasing the interdisciplinary nature of the

Cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) was anointed “Method of the Year 2015” by Nature Methods in January this year. This technique provides structural biologists and more specifically the X-ray diffraction and crystallography community, with a

Researchers from the Imaging Centre of Excellence in collaboration with a team from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) have discovered a new population of disease-fighting T Cells in the

The Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, and the Minister for Health and Human Services, The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, called for applications for the 2016 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical

The DAAD is pleased to announce that the annual Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships are open for applications. The Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowship programme is jointly carried out by the Leibniz Association (Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm

The Imaging CoE has revitalised the layout, design and content of its website. With a focus on keeping it simple and intuitive, the Centre’s new site (currently in Beta launch) will be pivotal in