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Students learning about zebra fish in the BLTB.

National Science Week 2019

The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) celebrated National Science Week with a visit from South Oakleigh Secondary College students on Friday 16 August. The day started with an introduction from Professor John Carroll, Monash BDI

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 August, 2019
Caption: L-R (back row) Dr Ann Bohte, Ms Shelley Thirlwell, Ms Ann-Maree Jeffris, Mr Chris Bramich (third row) Dr Anita Barry, Dr Chantal Hoppe, Mr Stephen Thompson, Mr Joel Eliades, Ms Barbara Smith, Ms Danielle West (second row) Professor Rob

Dean’s Awards for Excellence 2019

Members of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have been recognised for their exceptional performance, honours supervision and teaching in the 2019 Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 August, 2019
Kelly Walton

Hormone researcher recognised for outstanding contribution

Reproductive hormones ‘inhibin’, discovered almost a century ago, are established regulators of fertility in males and females. However, their roles outside of the reproductive system are less well understood. Over the past decade,

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 20 August, 2019
L-R: (Top row) Dr Milena Awad, Dr Yogitha Srikhanta, Dr Melanie Hutton. (Seated) Professor Dena Lyras and Dr Sheena McGowan.

Monash University study finds way to disarm dangerous bacteria

In Australia, more than 10,000 patients a year acquire a serious bacterial infection called Clostridioides difficile, often while in hospital, resulting in the death of up to 300 people per year.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 13 August, 2019
L-R (Top row): Dr Luca Fiorenza, Dr Brett Paterson, Dr Francine Marques and Dr Brad Broughton. (Front row): Associate Professor Alistair Evans, Professor Kate Denton, Associate Professor Barbara Kemp-Harper and Professor John Bertram. Absent: Dr

New collaborations for stroke, evolutionary development and kidney research

Dr Brad Broughton (Pharmacology), Dr Francine Marques (Biological Sciences) and Associate Professor Barbara Kemp-Harper (Pharmacology) received funding for their research project titled ‘Does a post-stroke high fibre diet improve outcomes

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 August, 2019

Opening the world of biomedical science at Monash Open Day

The world of biomedical science was opened to thousands of students on Sunday 4 August as part of Monash Open Day. With the Biomedical Learning and Teaching Building (BLTB) Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 August, 2019

Dr Nirma Samarawickrema at the HERDSA annual conference.

Academic’s drive to improve teaching recognised with Fellowship

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) academic has been awarded a fellowship by the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA).

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 August, 2019

Life-saving virus research, STEM inclusion exhibitions and industry mentoring program in the running for Eureka Prizes

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have been announced as finalists in three separate 2019 Eureka Prize award categories! Congratulations to Professor Mariapia Degli-Esposti and her team, Professor Jamie Rossjohn

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 31 July, 2019
L-R: Dr Asolina Braun, Professor Anthony Purcell and Dr Pouya Faridi

US funding boost for autoimmune projects

A team of Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers has been awarded grants from two United States-based foundations for studies into different autoimmune diseases.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 30 July, 2019