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Profiling a killer

  • 15 February 2021
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Prof Glenn King, co-leader of our Discover theme, and his team are on the hunt to unravel the toxin arsenals of iconic Australian killers the box and Irukandji jellyfish. Sequencing the genomes of these two jellyfish, the researchers will be able to explain why the toxins of these jellyfish are so deadly with an aim […]

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Anti-inflammatory proteins from ticks

  • 12 June 2020
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What’s one good thing about ticks? That question may not seem to have a logical answer, but Charlotte Franck and Professor Richard Payne’s research may transform tick saliva into novel treatments for inflammatory disease! Tick saliva contains a mix of proteins that prevent inflammation and reduce pain. This complex protein mix is why a host […]

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2020 Fellows of the Academy of Science announced

  • 29 May 2020
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Congratulations to Professor Kate Jolliffe FAA on election to the Australian Academy of Science for her world-leading contributions to organic synthesis, anion recognition and molecular self-assembly. Professor David Craik FAA, CIPPS Director, welcomed her to the Academy and noted that this is a fitting honour for her sustained contributions to the field. Kate’s profile video […]

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