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Dr Gholamreza Haqshenas and Professor Christian Doerig.

Unravelling how a bacterium prevents transmission of Dengue and Zika viruses by mosquitoes

Two of the most serious viral diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito – Dengue fever and Zika virus infection – cause untold death and disability globally.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 23 January, 2019
Top L-R: Associate Professor Claudia Nold, Dr Andrew Ellisdon, Professor Marcel Nold and Professor James Whisstock. Bottom: Associate Professor Elizabeth Davis and Dr Barb Kemp-Harper.

2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Education and Research Awards

Two teams from the Monash BDI were recently honoured at the Vice-Chancellor’s Education and Research Awards. Celebrating Monash’s leaders in both education and research, nominees’ achievements epitomise the talent and potential

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 December, 2018
L-R: James Hatzinicolaou, Dr Barb Kemp-Harper and Zoe Kropf.

Career edge for pharmacology students

Five students from the Monash BDI's Department of Pharmacology have been offered positions in GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Industry Based Learning (IBL) Program.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Professor Aguilar receiving her Prize.

Recognition for pioneering work in biophysics

Monash BDI's Professor Mibel Aguilar was recently awarded the McAulay-Hope Prize for Original Biophysics by the Australian Society for Biophysics (ASB), in recognition of her pioneeering work in the development of surface plasmon resonance (SPR)

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Emeritus Professor David de Kretser AC presenting Professor Iain Clarke AM with his David de Kretser Medal.

Professor Iain Clarke AM receives David de Kretser Medal

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences presented the David de Kretser Medal to the Monash BDI's Professor Iain Clarke AM on Thursday 6 December. The David de Kretser Medal is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
L-R: Professor Anthony Burkitt, Her Excellency, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Professor Jamie Rossjohn. Credit: Adrienne Bizzarri Photography.

Professor Jamie Rossjohn awarded Royal Society of Victoria Medal for Excellence

Monash BDI's Professor Jamie Rossjohn has been awarded the distinguished Royal Society of Victoria’s (RSV) Medal for Excellence in Scientific Research in Category II: Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Eppendorf tubes

Mastering the transition to employment

The Monash BDI Masters course has just graduated its first cohort of students, and is already proving fruitful for its students, with a third of the first wave of graduates gaining research positions within weeks or even days of finishing.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 December, 2018
Associate Professor Ana Traven guides the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, around her lab.

$20 million in NHMRC project grants for Monash BDI researchers

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health, visited the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) today to announce more than $500 million in funding through the NHMRC and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Clinical Researchers Program

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 12 December, 2018
Dr Rich Berry with team members Dr Gabby Watson, Felix Deuss and Zhihui Fu.

Putting the brakes on tumour stealth

New research, led by Dr Rich Berry, has shed new light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 7 December, 2018