News: Biomedical Science

Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

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Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

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Stopping the spread of deadly bacteria

Vikrant Minhas

Vikrant Minhas and colleagues at the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases are leading new research into how bacteria cause disease.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 12, 2020

Dr Susan Hazel

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Partnership to revolutionise cancer diagnosis

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University of Adelaide and Griffith University researchers have engineered a unique protein - SubB2M - that can detect cancer by using liquid biopsies, immunoassays, circulating tumor cell assays and PET imaging.

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Biomedical scientists join forces to fight COVID-19

Associate Professor Michael Beard

Associate Professor Michael Beard from the viral pathogenesis lab is part of a team of South Australian scientists joining forces in the fight against COVID-19.

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Scientists a step closer to malaria drug development

Malaria Biology

Scientists have identified a key protein that controls malaria parasite entry into host red blood cells.

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Early exposure to infections doesn’t protect against allergies, but getting into nature might

Child playing in mud

Scientists say keep washing your hands, especially in cities and airports, but don’t be afraid of getting a little dirty in biodiverse environments.

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$45 million injection into SA health and biotech industry

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

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Scientists discover enzyme structure: potential to manipulate wine acidity

Researchers and students wine tasting at Waite campus

Scientists have uncovered the structure of a grape enzyme that could lead to the manipulation of wine acidity without the costly addition of tartaric acid.

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New Ramsay Fellow in Applied Science

Ramsay Fellow Fiona Whelan

Fiona Whelan has been appointed as the newest Ramsay Fellow in Applied Science.

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