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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
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

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