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EMBL Australia Newsletter - April 2014

Newsletters / 1 April 2014
  • Research head-start: the 2nd EMBL Australia PhD Course comes to ANU
  • Right time, right place – when punctuality is a matter of life or death
  • In other news:
    • Want to work with EMBL Australia in Adelaide?
    • AMSI Intern is searching for an up and coming bioinformatician
    • Who runs the world? Microbes!
    • EMBO workshops come to Australia
  • Events and deadlines

EMBL Australia Newsletter - March 2014

Newsletters / 1 March 2014
  • Introducing our new South Australian group leaders
  • Systems biology is tackling the big questions in Melbourne - ICSB 2014
  • In other news:
    • Travel to Europe with an EMBL Australia travel grant
    • How resilient is our Great Barrier Reef to climate change?
    • Got an idea to bring bioinformaticians together? Make it happen with a Connection Grant
  • Events and deadlines
  • About EMBL Australia

 

  • Travel to Europe or Canberra – launching our 2014 student program
  • Measuring wellness – a tipping point for systems biology
  • In other news
    • Learning is as important as discovery
    • Could you be eligible for a science prize in 2014?
    • Science with scenery – Lorne becomes Australia’s science hub in February
  • Upcoming events
  • About EMBL Australia

EMBL Australia Newsletter - December 2013

Newsletters / 1 December 2013
  • Your first hug: How the early embryo changes shape – published in Nature Cell Biology
  • Competitive advantage for Aussies at the EMBL PhD Symposium in Germany
  • In other news
    • Prime Minister Abbott attends SAHMRI grand opening
    • Where there's science, there's maths – BioInfoSummer 2013 review
    • Corals and koalas – sharing uniquely Australian genomic data through BRAEMBL
    • Embryos, genetics, and heart disease all receive NHMRC funding at EMBL Australia
  • Upcoming events
  • About EMBL Australia
EMBL Australia Annual Report 2011-2012 cover

Significant achievements for EMBL Australia in 2011 included the establishment of the first two EMBL Australia Partner Laboratories (under group leaders Edwina McGlinn and Nicolas Plachta at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University) and the launch and commencement of  operation of the EMBL Australia Mirror of the EMBL-EBI at The University of Queensland.

EMBL Australia Annual Report 2010-2011 cover

2010 was a seminal year in the EMBL Australia initiative. Our official launch by Minister Carr in March coincided with the announcement of several key developments. These developments included the appointments of our Scientific Head and first Partner Laboratory Group Leaders, along with the announcement of a second node and associated national network for bioinformaticians.

EMBL Australia Annual Report 2009-2010 cover

The vision for EMBL Australia is bold and ambitious. It aims to build on Australia’s strengths in biological research and biotechnology to maintain and grow our international position in these areas. Specifically, we aim to:

  • stimulate Australian research through local integrated networks that link with global partnerships.
  • drive enhanced research quality through the development of world-class scientific leaders.
  • boost Australia’s international competitiveness in the life sciences and strengthen our emerging position as a leader in the biotechnology industry.