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Professor Tom Davis of the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been nominated for a prestigious Eureka Prize. The nomination for the “2016 University of Technology, Sydney Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers” recognises Professor Davis’s commitment to sharing his experience and knowledge with colleagues and postdoctoral researchers.
When toddlers are learning to walk, many spend some time walking up on their tip toes, which is known as toe walking. Commonly this is to get into things they aren’t meant to, but as they perfect their walking, they walk more with their whole foot on the ground.
It has been known for almost three decades that B cells exist in the thymus but their function there has been unclear. Associate Professor Menno van Zelm explored this neglected area and has arrived at world-first findings answering this riddle.