Congratulations to all those who were successful in the latest round of announcements from the NHMRC. A/Prof. Michael Beard – $556,127 (2018-20) to study “The interplay between viperin, peroxisomes and the cellular innate antiviral response” A/Prof. Christopher McDevitt – $843,035 (2018-20) to investigate “Novel insights into the molecular mechanisms of manganese recognition and acquisition by […]
Congratulations to all those who were successful in the latest round of announcements from the ARC. The following projects received funding: ARC DECRA Dr Christian Huber – Palaeo-population genomics: studying adaptation using ancient human DNA. ARC DECRA Dr Vicki Thomson – The role of epigenetic modifications in tiger snake adaptation. ARC Discovery Professor Steven Cooper; […]
Please join with me in congratulating Associate Professor David Paton, the winner of the Inaugural Community Volunteering Award for University staff. This award is given by the University in recognition of outstanding achievements by individual staff members who have given voluntary service to communities or causes outside of their workplace. David is a founding Director […]
On behalf of the School Research Committee, please congratulate the following staff for their recent NHMRC success: Dr Stephanie Begg who received a NHMRC Peter Doherty Biomedical Early Career Fellowship ($318,768) for her project ‘Investigating the antimicrobial activity of zinc at the host-pneumococcal interface’ Professor James Paton who received a NHMRC Development Grant ($955,585) for […]
SA Scientist of the Year Congratulations to Professor James Paton who was recently announced as the 2017 SA Scientist of the Year. Congratulations also go to Dr Laura Weyrich, the 2017 Tall Poppy award winner. For more information on their research and other award winners please see: https://statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/science/sa-science-excellence-awards/2017-winners Other Tall Poppy Awards Other Tall Poppy […]
Congratulations to Dr Christopher McDevitt and Dr Bastien Llamas who have both awarded ARC Future Fellowships.
Dr Nao (Andrew) Han has won a CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform Fellowship. The CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Fellowships is an initiative of CSIRO’s new Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform (SynBio FSP). The scheme aims to attract outstanding national and international early-career post-doctoral researchers to expand Australian research capacity in synthetic biology. A […]
Dr Stephanie Begg (Research Centre for Infectious Diseases) has won a prestigious Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding work in the field of Biochemistry. The fellowship will provide funds to assist Stephanie in attending the Gordon Research Conference – Cell Biology of Metals and to visit a collaborator’s […]
Congratulations to Emma Matthews and Alana Delaine (Honours students in the Genetics and Evolution Department) who have been awarded highly competitive Honours Scholarships from the Federal Govt’s Department of Environment, Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS). The scholarships are worth $10,000 which provide a $5,000 stipend and $5,000 towards research costs.
Congratulations to the following staff members on their recent promotions with effect from 1 January 2017 Assoc.Professor Rob Reid – Professor Assoc. Professor Ivan Nagelkerken – Professor Assoc. Professor Lian Pin Koh – Professor