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23 Nov,2016

Regenerate Newsletter – Spring Edition 2016

Here are just some of the highlights for ARMI in the second half of 2016: ARMI and Monash just ran their first ever crowd funding campaign for Muscular Dystrophy research – and it was a huge success! ARMI PhD Danni Ratnayake talks about her experience of volunteering at International Biofest 2016. Congratulations go to ARMI […]

14 Nov,2016

Group leader Susie Nilsson now a Professor

Congratulations go to ARMI group leader, Susie Nilsson, who recently became a Professor. In what has been a personal goal for some time, Susie’s ascension to the role of Professor highlights her belief that you can find a happy balance between a career and family life as a scientist. In an industry that can be […]

09 Nov,2016

ARMI’s first crowd funding campaign success

In July, we had four students from the Monash Global Science Challenges course approach ARMI about a crowd funding campaign – a first for ARMI and Monash. This group of extraordinary students, with the help of the team here at ARMI, created a 24-hour crowd funding campaign to raise much needed funds for a qPCR […]

07 Nov,2016

PhD gains fresh perspective after International Biofest

ARMI PhD Danni Ratnayake, talks about her experience of volunteering at International Biofest 2016. I’m currently in the second year of my PhD with the Currie Group at ARMI. A few months back I saw the opportunity to take part in a conference that was different to the usual scientific conferences we attend as academic […]

06 Nov,2016

The many faces of Robin Hobbs

The literary inclined among you will realise that Robin Hobbs shares his name with a renowned fantasy novelist. What you may not know is that he also shares his name with an English leg spinner of the late 60s/early 70s. While there are many Robin Hobbs, there is only one in the world of science […]

03 Nov,2016

Multiple sclerosis researcher a lover of native species

The latest addition to the ARMI family is Toby Merson. He and his team joined the Institute in early October and will principally be involved in research that may further our understanding of multiple sclerosis. In his spare time, Toby loves spending time in the great outdoors. One of his keen interests is working on […]

07 Oct,2016

The Shock of the New: Translating the Potential of Regenerative Medicine Technologies

As published in Australasian Biotechnology, Vol 26 No 3 in October 2016. More than a decade ago, scientists around the world confidently predicted that stem cell research would revolutionise medicine. Enabling legislation followed the technology, as did a dramatic increase in funding that paralleled the public’s impatient expectations. It’s only within the past couple of years […]

26 Sep,2016

ARMI Annual Report 2015

Contents include: Director’s report Research Highlights Research Group Reports Educating and training young people Engaging with other scientists and the public Core technical facilities and services Research Activities and publications To receive a printed copy of the report, please email your postal address to laura.crilley@monash.edu. 

26 Sep,2016

Keeping pace with white blood cells

Keeping pace with white blood cells Our bodies are always on alert. Every day, from the day we are born, our immune system recognises potential threats and seeks to destroy abnormal cells and bacteria, keeping us healthy. Our white blood cells are constantly patrolling the body, to identify foreign microbes and abnormal cells, before initiating […]

07 Sep,2016

Zebrafish may hold key to antibiotic-resistant superbug infection fight

First appeared in the Herald Sun, by Lucie Van Den Berg, 1 September 2016 TEST ALLOWS DOCS TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN VIRAL AND BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN SIGHT A CHINK in the armour of a deadly superbug has been revealed, providing scientists with a potential new pathway to annihilate the antibiotic-­resistant infection. Using translucent zebrafish infected with glow-in-the-dark bacterial cells, […]