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Research Training Showcase.

Research Training Showcase

Behind every treatment that improves human health is a story of discovery.The inaugural Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) Research Training Showcase offered undergraduate students the opportunity to hear from and engage with

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 19 September, 2018
Dr Garron Dodd and Dr Anja Knaupp.

Monash BDI ECRs receive publication prizes

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) early career researchers (ECRs) have received Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Early Career Researcher Publication Prizes for Laboratory Based Research. These prizes are awarded to

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 September, 2018
Dr Eliana Marino and Dr Anne Fletcher.

Dynamic program for women in science fires ambitions and hones skills

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers say a new science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) leadership program they are undertaking has put them in contact with “awe-inspiring”,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 September, 2018
L-R: Professor James Whisstock, Dr Daouda Traore, Professor Julian Rood and Dr Vicki Adams.

How bacteria play pass the parcel - and help each other evade antibiotics

Bacteria are very sneaky in their efforts to develop resistance to antibiotics. Some strains of bacteria package up the genetic instructions for how they defend themselves and cause disease, and pass this information on to neighbouring, naïve,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 September, 2018
The spark that created life

The spark that created life

Evolution by Darwinian natural selection is immensely powerful – both in nature and within laboratories. Using ‘laboratory evolution’, we can take an enzyme which combines random mutations and functional selection, and improve

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 September, 2018
Professor John Carroll presenting at the Monash BDI All Staff Meeting.

Institute updates and future planning

Professor John Carroll, Director of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), convened an All Staff Meeting on Friday 31 August, offering staff an update on the ongoing research, education and engagement initiatives across the

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 September, 2018
Professor Moira O'Bryan, Dr Kelly Walton, Professor John Carroll, Associate Professor Craig Harrison, Dr Amy Winship, Dr Quynh-Nhu Nguyen, Dr Jessica Stringer and Dr Karla Hutt.

Recognising our reproductive biology champions

Researchers from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) were in the spotlight at this year’s Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 September, 2018
Dr Konstantin Knoblich and Dr Anne Fletcher.

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses

Until now, the study of the immun­e system has focused almost exclusively on white blood cells, and T cells in particular, as the body’s major infection fighters. However, new research led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 5 September, 2018
L-R: Associate Professor Ashley Buckle, Dr Kelly Walton, Dr Adam Rose and Associate Professor Ana Traven.

Cross-disciplinary approaches to biomedical research

Researchers from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have be hugely successful in the 2018 Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MNHS) Interdisciplinary Research Seed Funding Scheme.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 4 September, 2018