The Principal’s Network of inner west Sydney schools recently had their awards ceremony and Joel was presented with an award to recognize the long-term connection he has had with Strathfield North Public School through the CSIRO’s Scientists in Schools program – Joel has been visiting the school (liaising with schoolteacher Filomena Catanzariti) to do science […]
The School of Life and Environmental Sciences held its graduate research showcase recently, out at the Camden campus, and Taylor showed them how it was done, winning the prize for the best second year presentation. Nice work Taylor!
Joel – working with Dave Segal from UC Davis – was lucky enough to pick up an ARC Discovery Project grant in the 2015 round to explore the creation of designer epigenetic regulators. Should be interesting…
At the recent ComBio conference in Brisbane, Joel was presented with theLabGear Discovery Science Award – which is given for distinguished contributions to the field of biochemistry and molecular biology. You can read about the award here and see the citation here.
Kaavya Krishna Kumar – a former student with Dave Gell and Joel – has just been awarded an Americal Diabetes Association fellowship to continue her work in the lab of Brian Kobilka at Stanford, where she is hammering away at the structures of membrane proteins (very brave!). Congratulations Kaavya!
…Athina has been awarded the SPG’s Greg Ralston Prize, which will cover her costs for attending the Lorne Protein Conference in Feb 2016 – congratulations Athina!
Jason attended the Bosch Institute Annual Scientific and Young Investigator’s Meeting last week and walked away with the Genesearch Prize for an outstanding poster presentation. His poster title was ‘What’s in a NuRD? Strategies to elucidate the structure of multi-subunit complexes’. Well done that man! We’re thinking of putting the prize money towards a new […]
Mitch O’Connell, who handed in his PhD in 2013 and then headed off to Berkeley to work with Jennifer Doudna, has won the Boomerang Award from ASBMB, which is presented to a young expat Aussie to allow them to come back to attend ComBio and to give a talk in one of the symposium sessions. […]
Neil nabbed one of the poster prizes at this year’s Lorne Protein Conference. Might have even been just about the only NSW poster prize from the 20 they announced! Well done Neil! Your shout, I reckon.
Jason gave a talk on his NuRD complex work at the recent “Proteomics and beyond” symposium hosted by APAF at Macquarie University and, in his first conference oral presentation, impressed the judges enough to be awarded the prize for best talk. Sterling effort Jason – and of course you know that all prize monies go […]