Awards

NHMRC, ARC and Cancer Council success

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The lab was lucky enough to pick up a few grants in this year’s annual funding bunfight. Joel was awarded an NHMRC grant with Tom Gonda and Dave Segal aimed at looking at the nucleic-acid binding properties of human transcription factors and a second one (with Nick Shepherd and Daniel Ryan) to examine the structure […]

Lab Excursions

Joel advances to high school

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Last week, Joel responded to a request from the science department at Ascham School in Edgecliff to visit and give a talk on protein folding – the same talk that he gave at MLC in Burwood a few months ago. Joel is talking with the teachers about additional involvement in their science curriculum over the […]

Lab Excursions

Joel goes back to primary school (again).

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Joel has been involved with the CSIRO’s Scientists in Schools program for 5 or so years now, and recently visited his long-term partner school – Strathfield North Public School – spending 2 days with the year 5 and 6 students teaching them about the principles of electromagnetism and giving them the chance to make an […]