Understanding how putting the hand brake on genes could halt cancer
Genes in the human genome are made of DNA. Upon gene expression, a segment of DNA is copied into another molecule called RNA.
Scientists help solve insulin puzzle
Researchers have identified a key part of the pathway in cell communication that controls insulin in the body that may eventually help in developing treatments for diseases such as diabetes and cancers.
VALE Dr. Ronald Cecil Bayly
The Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences community is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Ron Bayly, who died peacefully on July 1 at the age of 92, after a short illness.
Monash academic Professor Dena Lyras awarded Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship
Monash University Deputy Director of the Biomedicine Discovery Institute Professor Dena Lyras has received an Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowship for her work in gut health.
Gutting to the chase on how bacteria adapts and functions
Dena Lyras has spent her professional life trying to understand a complex and formidable enemy – antibiotic-resistant bacteria, particularly those that proliferate in the human gut.
Monash researchers uncover crucial insight into how Ebola virus evades our immune defences
Monash University researchers have discovered a key way that one of the world’s deadliest pathogens, Ebola virus, evades the immune system.
University promotions recognise academic excellence for Monash BDI staff
Congratulations to each of the 11 Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) staff who were successful with their recent academic promotions! We’ve recently added three new Professors to the institute, three new Associate Professors,
Incredible PhD talent on display in Monash BDI 3MT final
Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) PhD students compete annually in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, hoping ultimately to represent Monash University at the Asia-Pacific Final.
Student’s concerns about virtual labs leads to published study
A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) student who wrote a paper in second year evaluating the COVID-induced transition from traditional, in-person physiology laboratories to virtual alternatives has had it published in a high-ranking US