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Four young scientists recently spent the summer months with the Imaging Centre’s La Trobe University node. Below is a short summary of their projects and an outline of what they learned.

The Imaging CoE was proud to sponsor one of the most prestigious and influential conferences for crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand.

Melbourne researchers have uncovered the genes responsible for the way our bodies fight infection at the point of “invasion” – whether it’s the skin, the liver, lungs or the gut. Research led by Dr

The Imaging CoE has sponsored the International Day of immunology photography exhibition to be held this Thursday at 7pm. Prizes for this exhibition will be awarded Friday 29 April at Immunology Heroes and Villains  public lecture. For further details

Imaging CoE CI Dale Godfrey talked all things immunology on 3RRR Einstein-a-go-go. Listen to the interview here.  

Presenter: Antoine van Oijen, School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong Date: 21 April 2016 Time 12.00pm – 1.00pm Location: Level 3 Seminar Room, 15 Innovation Walk, Monash University, Clayton Campus ABSTRACT: Our group is

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.