Dr Liza Cubeddu has been successful in obtaining a three-year research grant from the International Society for Cancer Research; this grant will fund the work that she is doing in collaboration with Jacqui on the analysis of protein interactions involved in breast cancer progression.
Dr Dave Gell was successful in the recent round of ARC Discovery Grants – he was awarded a Discovery Grant to continue his analysis of the alpha-hemoglobin stabilizing protein AHSP. The grant included an Australian Research Fellowship, so that will keep him off the streets for the next five years and keep Henry in nappies.
Fionna has proven that her Lorne Poster Prize this year was no fluke by winning a poster prize at the 2006 ComBio conference in Brisbane. Her poster described structural and functional details of RanBP-like zinc finger domains.