Cancer research on the NECTAR Cloud
A mini-documentary series about how researchers use IT in new and innovative ways. This one features Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont, a research fellow from the Department of Pathology.
Breast cancer gene discovery
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Melbourne, has used new technology to fast track the discovery of a new breast cancer risk gene. The finding could assist in the discovery of other cancer risk genes.
Personalised Medicine - the Hope and the Hype
A Melbourne Knowledge Week event when fifty members of the public joined leading University of Melbourne cancer researcher, Professor Melissa Southey and a team of key medical researchers, for a lively dinner conversation about the emerging field of computational biology and how it is 'personalising' cancer medicine.
Prof John Hopper wins the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation
Professor John Hopper AM (BSc(Hons) 1972, MSc 1974) was awarded the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation (Life Sciences) for his outstanding contribution to understanding the roles of genetic and environmental factors on Australia’s major cancers and other diseases with significant clinical and population health benefits. The Victoria Prize recognises the importance of innovation in our economic future and the need for Victorians to be skilled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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