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AdAlta appoints new CEO, secures licensing deal

14 October, 2019

The Melbourne drug development company has announced Dr Tim Oldham as its new CEO and signed a commercial agreement for its i-body platform with GE Healthcare.


2019 Nobel Prize winners announced

11 October, 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prizes acknowledge scientists whose discoveries have opened up possibilities for humankind that were previously unfathomable.


Aus institutions awarded for improving gender equity

30 September, 2019

Thirteen Australian institutions have received Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Awards as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.


$150m investment in Aus businesses to support NASA

26 September, 2019

The investment will see the Australian Space Agency foster the new ideas and high-tech skilled jobs that should make Australian businesses a partner of choice to fit out NASA missions.


Wombat poo research wins 2019 Ig Nobel Prize

17 September, 2019

Scientists from the University of Tasmania are among an international research team that recently set out to crack the secret of the unique cubed poo of wombats.


Thermo Fisher announces new collaboration, board member

12 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a collaboration with Cedars-Sinai and elected Debora Spar to its board of directors.


2019 Lasker Awards for biomedical research announced

11 September, 2019

Australia's own Jacques Miller is among the winners of the 2019 Lasker Awards, widely regarded as America's top biomedical research prize.


2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes winners announced

30 August, 2019

Described as Australia's leading science awards, the prizes saw trophies and $170,000 in prize money presented across four categories.


Food regulatory conference coming in November

26 August, 2019

The 2nd ChemLinked Food Regulatory Conference – Oceania 2019 (CLFRC 2019) is being held on 20 November 2019 at the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney.


Deadline extended for Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program

22 August, 2019

The Fellowship provides support to projects that have a local community focus and which often struggle to secure funding or face high competition.


16 CRC Projects grants awarded

19 August, 2019

The Australian Government will provide over $30 million to 16 projects under Round 7 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants.


IDT signs agreements with Washington University, Clear Labs

06 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Integrated DNA Technologies

Integrated DNA Technologies has announced two new partnerships as part of its mission to break down the barriers in genomics research.


Clinical biochemistry conference comes to Adelaide

02 August, 2019

The 57th AACB Annual Scientific Conference will be held at Adelaide Convention Centre from 15–17 October under the theme 'Clinical Biochemistry: Optimising Value in Healthcare'.


New CEO appointed to Trajan Nutrition

30 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Trajan Scientific Australia Pty Ltd

Trajan Scientific and Medical has appointed Marco Baccanti as CEO of its joint venture (JV) in nutritional testing, Trajan Nutrition.


Abcam acquires live cells and lysates from EdiGene

26 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Abcam Australia Pty Ltd

Abcam has announced its acquisition of the entire live cell line and lysates portfolio of EdiGene, a Chinese company focused on developing genome editing technologies into novel therapeutics.


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