Virus vs Host — an evolutionary arms race

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

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Industry Engagement training @ Monash

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.

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New findings into gene regulation

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.

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New tool reveals how special immune cells fight bacteria

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?

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Formal collaboration with Cardiff University

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

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Barcode scanner microscope films neurons firing

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

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Protein Crystallography

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

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Super-bug fighting antibiotics

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.

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