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  Medicine PhD Candidate Jonathan Berengut
Jonathan Berengut's rapid-fire exploration of how we can control matter at the nanoscale wowed judges of the global Three Minute Thesis contest. Jonathan Berengut from UNSW Sydney is the 2018 winner...
Published: 1 November 2018
Image - Jonathan Berengut “dominated the stage” at the UNSW 3 Minute Thesis Competition
Jonathan Berengut, of the Lee lab, won first prize at the UNSW Three Minute Thesis Finals, as well as the People’s Choice Award and the ASPIRE Prize. The Three Minute Thesis competition challenges...
Published: 20 September 2018
Privilege and culture at SMS
“With great privilege comes great responsibility,” Head of Single Molecule Science (SMS), Katharina Gaus recently shared her ideals thoughts on what makes a great research centre and what culture we...
Published: 16 August 2018
Image - Riverside Student Retreat at Terara
PhD students, Manuela Ecker and Jessica Mazalo describe the recent student-run weekend retreat in Terara, NSW to bond, unwind, and have fun together. After the EMBL Australia Node in Single Molecule...
Published: 9 August 2018
EMBL Australia, PhD Course, Single Molecule Science
Sixty of the nation's finest first and second year PhD students converged at UNSW Sydney last month to participate in the annual EMBL Australia PhD course. Inspired by the compulsory pre-doctoral...
Published: 9 August 2018
Genepath, DNA sequencing, preventative health, new born health screening
Sydney-based Genepath Laboratories has now made genetic testing available to all families in Australia to identify inherited disorders before they cause disease, and their scientists believe that it...
Published: 24 July 2018
Image - Breakthrough study shows how HIV is shielded from immune attack
Scientists from UNSW Sydney and the UK have discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hijacks a small molecule from the host cell to protect itself from being destroyed by the host’s...
Published: 10 July 2018
Image - SEAMS Elevator Pitch Competition
Can you explain your research project to a general audience in 90 seconds with no props and no slides? Last week, SEAMS – or Students of EMBL Australia Node in Single Molecule Science – organised an...
Published: 4 July 2018
Image - Dilshan Gunasinghe talks super resolution microscopy, superbugs and T cells
Dr S. Dilshan Gunasinghe talks to SBS Sinhalese radio about his research – from his PhD with at Monash University with Professor Trevor Lithgow – using super resolution microscopy to investigate the...
Published: 14 June 2018
Image - Unfolding New Potentials for Nanotechnology With DNA Origami
Taking nanotechnology a step closer to realising the potential for high precision bio-nanodevices, UNSW researchers have developed a method to accurately measure DNA nanostructures, and discovered...
Published: 14 June 2018

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