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First author Dr Sridevi Sureshkumar and lead author Associate Professor Sureshkumar Balasubramanian

Monash plant science discovery may unlock treatment strategies for genetic diseases in humans

Monash plant scientists have discovered a new molecular mechanism of gene regulation, which could have major implications for the development of treatment strategies for Friedreich’s ataxia – a debilitating genetic disorder that

Biology 27 July, 2018
Mitochondria

New Monash study has implications for Senate Inquiry into Mitochondrial Donation

A study led by Monash biologists has found for the first time that some mutations in mitochondrial DNA – are ‘sexually antagonistic’, that is, good for one sex, but bad for the other.

Biology 23 May, 2018
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