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Single Molecule Science at UNSW

UNSW’s Single Molecule Science initiative focuses on transforming medicine by providing a molecular perspective on complex biological systems and processes, encompassing biophysics, biochemistry and cell biology as well as nanotechnology and nanofabrication.

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Actin rings, embryo sealing, EMBL Australia
High-speed imaging techniques have revealed that a coordinated “zippering” up of expanding rings on the surface of developing embryos is a critical step in their healthy development. Scientists have...
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Scientia Professor Katharina Gaus of UNSW Medicine has been named as a laureate of the Khwarizmi International Award for her achievements in single molecule imaging to visualise how T cells initiate...
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“A virus is a pathogen that knows more about us than we do, and by understanding it, we can understand more about ourselves, ” explains Dr David Jacques, a structural biologist who was recruited to...