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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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Scientists crack the genetic code of koalas

  • 23 May 2019
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An international team scientists – including CIPPS researcher Katherine Belov – have successfully sequenced the full koala genome. A total of 54 scientists from 29 different institutions across seven countries were engaged in the effort which was led by Professor Katherine Belov, University of Sydney and Professor Rebecca Johnson, Director of the Australian Museum Research […]

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