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09 May,2024

Welcome Dr Dianne Ruka- ARMI’s Newest Institute Manager!

ARMI would like to warmly welcome Dr Dianne Ruka who has been recently appointed as Institute Manager! Dianne joins us with extensive experience in the higher education sector, including nine years with Monash University, having previously worked in the role of Centre Manager of the ARC Training Centre for Cell and Tissue Engineering Technologies within […]

23 Apr,2024

ARMI Student Meets Parliament

Dialogue between scientists and policy makers is fundamental in informing our country’s leaders on the latest challenges facing the sector, in supporting funding for research and in ensuring experts are heard when making decisions on important issues. “Science Meets Parliament” is an event where a program of tailored training is delivered “to forge deeper connections […]

26 Mar,2024

Women in STEM: Congratulations Hila!

Congratulations to ARMI researcher Dr Hila Barzilai-Tutsch from the Currie Group on being awarded a 2024 Advancing Women’s Success Grant from Monash University.  The grant will support the advancement of Hila’s career by providing access to funds that will allow her to continue her research alongside her carer responsibilities.  As part of a wider initiative […]

22 Mar,2024

ARMI Students to Gain New Ways to Connect, Relax and Be Invigorated

It is a truth universally acknowledged that being an Honours, Masters or PhD student in biomedical research can often be a treacherous experience. From managing coursework and deadlines, learning new techniques and developing skills, and even juggling part-time employment on top of conducting experiments, the one-to-three-year journey can be physically, intellectually and emotionally challenging. As […]

18 Mar,2024

Eye-opening BioEYES

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education at the primary and secondary school level is fundamental in developing critical thinking skills in early life and cultivating a passion for science. A robust and engaging STEM education can not only foster the next generation of brilliant minds to solve some of life’s biggest challenges, but it […]

07 Dec,2023

Professor Federico Calegari: Re-defining the Brain

In early 2024, ARMI will be welcoming its newest group leader to the Institute, Professor Federico Calegari. A leader in the endogenous neural stem cell (NSC) field, Federico (alias Fede) will be joining ARMI, jointly-affiliated group with the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden at TU Dresden (Technische Universität Dresden) and will be starting his team […]

06 Nov,2023

Dr Amarjit Gill: Combining entrepreneurship and passion in health

Combining his clinical experience in dentistry and his entrepreneurial spirit, Dr Amarjit Gill has become a distinguished executive leader and global key opinion leader. He has recently joined ARMI’s Development Engagement Committee (DEC) with over two decades of invaluable experience in driving organisational growth and implementing strategic initiatives, achieving substantial revenue growth, and establishing key […]

01 Nov,2023

ARMI Opens its Doors to the Public as part of Opening the Vault

Opening the Vault has become the leading public science event at ARMI, with the event returning this year for another edition.   In partnership with Convergence Science Network, ARMI has once again opened its lab doors to the general public, providing a rare sneak peek into the amazing work of ARMI scientists and the innovative tools […]

31 Aug,2023

Welcome Jenny Donelly to ARMI

Jenny Donelly will join the ARMI Executive Team as the Senior Manager, External Strategy and Planning. As someone who is deeply experienced in navigating the challenges in both the university sector, and in health and medicine, Jenny is ready and committed to help ARMI achieve its goals. Jenny had a number of corporate jobs in […]

19 Jul,2023

Chris Alma: Innovating in Industry for Good

What began as a combination of a love for sport and for science, Chris Alma’s career has taken him abroad, from small to large biotech, and from bench scientist to Director and Lead the Cell Therapy Platform Development at CSL. As the latest addition to ARMI’s Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), Chris brings a breadth and […]