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Six Monash Science researchers become ARC Future Fellows

Science researchers have won almost half of the ARC Future Fellowships awarded to Monash University – an outstanding achievement for the Faculty of Science, which has propelled the University into first place nationally in the list of Future Fellows announced yesterday.

Science

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

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

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 causes damage to the nervous system.

Biology

Study finds new blueprint for El Niño diversity

An international study involving Monash climate scientists has identified key mechanisms that cause El Niño events to differ amongst each other.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment

Rare study of a common Australian robin has global implications for genome evolution and local climate adaptation

Research into how powerhouse genes evolve and form partnerships is critical for understanding how organisms adapt their metabolism to local climates, but rare.

Biology

Monash geologist awarded $710,000 Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant

The ARC has awarded a Monash scientist $710,000 over four years for a research project to develop technologies to mitigate 3D geological risk in resources management.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment
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