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Microscopy image of T cells with chimeric antigen receptors. Different elements are fluorescently tagged; a negative regulator in blue, and a recruited enzyme in yellow
To understand precisely how the T cell receptor operates to drive an immune response – or decide to remain at rest – Dr Jesse Goyette examines individual components of the T cell receptor to decipher...
Published: 4 April 2019
Blood cells
A novel tool to dissect cancer development and diagnosis Cancer researchers in Sydney will soon have access to a deformability cytometer to accelerate their research. This instrument—the first of its...
Published: 14 March 2019
A Wellcome Trust grant has been awarded to UNSW Sydney and UK researchers for HIV-1 research
UNSW Sydney and British Researchers have secured over AUD 4.6 million dollars (£2.5 million) of competitive funding from the Wellcome Trust, over five years, to study how the pandemic human...
Published: 8 March 2019
Image of nerve cell in which the movement of amyloid beta peptides are tracked
Researchers from UNSW Sydney and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India shed new light on how amyloid beta – a peptide associated with Alzheimer’s disease – kills nerve cells. By...
Published: 4 March 2019
Photo of Dr Vaibhav Shah
UNSW researcher Dr Vaibhav Shah has been awarded a fellowship from the Australia- India Strategic Research Fund to study an emerging form of the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1 subtype C. To date...
Published: 1 February 2019
  Dr Erica Tandori, legally blind artist with her model of HIV. Photo: Stephen Blake
Lucy Carroll An exhibition by Single Molecule Science at UNSW reveals the world of science and medical discovery to people with impaired vision. Rapid advances in science and technology – from AI,...
Published: 11 December 2018
Till and Rokiah win Arc awards
Last night, at their annual awards evening, Arc – the UNSW student association – honoured extraordinary supervisors and research students, including Associate Professor Till Böcking and Ms Rokiah...
Published: 14 November 2018
  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

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