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Fungal-molecule-Coprogen

Discovery of how molecular ‘piracy’ works provides new strategies to combat bacterial infection

New research from Monash University explains the molecular mechanisms that allow bacteria to engage in ‘molecular piracy’, stealing iron atoms from their fungal competitors.

Biology 5 April, 2019
Dr Fernando Gordillo Altamirano

Doctor calls on medical profession to consider using phage therapy to tackle antibiotic resistance

Phage therapy – the therapeutic use of viruses that infect and kill bacteria - is proving to be more than just an alternative to antibiotics.

Biology 17 January, 2019

Monash science researchers awarded over $1.2 million in NHMRC grants to improve health

Monash Science has received a major win in NHMRC funding with $1,203,306 allocated to research projects to help tackle antibiotic resistance, and learn more about the relationship between diet and cancer.

Research 13 December, 2018
investigate-bacteriophage-therapy

Monash biologist awarded over $130,000 to investigate bacteriophage therapy

Research on bacteriophages has won Monash biologist Dr Jeremy J. Barr a Ramaciotti Award for Biomedical Research with a grant of $137,534.

Biology 2 November, 2018
The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP (right) with the Co-Directors of the Monash Centre of Biospectroscopy, Dr Phil Heraud (left) and Associate Professor Bayden Wood (centre).

Federal government funds Monash scientists to tackle time-critical sepsis disease

The Federal government has announced around $300,000 in funding to Biotech Resources in partnership with the Monash Centre for Biospectroscopy to combat sepsis – one of the leading causes of hospital deaths in Australia.

Chemistry 17 April, 2018
NHMRC funding for Science Academics

Monash Science awarded NHMRC grants to tackle male infertility and tuberculosis

Monash Science has received a major win in today’s NHMRC funding announcement with more than $800,000 allocated to research projects investigating male infertility and tuberculosis.

Research 7 December, 2017
Laura Woods, Michael McDonald, Aysha Sezmis

New discovery challenges long-held evolutionary theory

Monash scientists involved in one of the world’s longest evolution experiments have debunked an established theory with a study that provides a ‘high-resolution’ view of the molecular details of adaptation.

Biology 19 October, 2017
Bismuth Crystal

Science awarded NHMRC grant to tackle antimicrobial resistance

The Faculty of Science has received a win in today’s NHMRC funding announcement with almost $500,000 allocated to combating antimicrobial resistance in hospitals and health-care facilities

Chemistry 11 October, 2017
Bacteriophage

Monash helps address superbug resistance with Phage therapy

International research involving a Monash biologist shows that bacteriophage therapy – a process whereby bacterial viruses attack and destroy specific strains of bacteria - can be used successfully to treat systemic, multidrug resistant

Biology 16 August, 2017