After an extensive international search, Professor Peter Currie, current Deputy Head of ARMI has been appointed to the role of ARMI Director. I am sure you will join us in wishing Peter all the very best in his new role as Director of ARMI.
For many PhD students, writing a science review is like a rite of passage into the scientific community. This was no different for Hakan Tarakci, a fresh ARMI PhD student in Prof. Peter Currie’s Lab, under the supervision of Dr. Joe Berger.
Although they are small in stature, measuring between 2.5cm to 4cm, the tropical fish native to South East Asia are making important contributions to scientific research, particularly the field of regenerative medicine.
2014 was a watershed year for the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) with the establishment of the second five year strategic plan, guiding the Institute from establishment into an accelerated growth phase from 2014–2019.
As a PhD student, Eamon Coughlan spends a lot of time looking at genes that control the development and patterning of the spinocerebellar system. Besides science, Eamon has another passion in his life – Celtic music.