Centre for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Sciences (BioDeakin)

BioDeakin news

Positive impact

Minister Hartsuyker and Mrs Henderson toured Deakin’s medical school laboratories with representatives from GCEID, AAHL, Barwon Health and the City of Greater Geelong.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:18:00 +1100
Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases to bring jobs to Geelong.

2013 - The year that was

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:10:00 +1100
Reflecting on a year of growth and achievement.

Wanted - Thinkers and Experts in Residence

Thinkers will be leaders in industry or academia who also bring broad based understanding of their field in the context of future thinking.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:30:00 +1000
Applications for 2013 Round 1 funding now open.

Join The Conversation

If they haven't already done so, I encourage our researchers to visit the site, see what it offers and if it is something  that suits their research, to sign on and become a contributor to the conversation, says Professor Lee Astheimer.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:39:00 +1100
Fantastic way to communicate our research, says Professor Lee Astheimer.

Fueling the future

PhD scholars, senior investigators and researchers from India and overseas and will focus on research towards developing second and third generation biofuels.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:03:00 +1000
Deakin signs new MoU with Indian Oil to develop second and third generation biofuels.

Deakin Research Commercial enters a new world

It's time to take ourselves to the next level, which includes focussing more on the global opportunities as well as those here in Australia, says Gary Heyden, the new Director of Deakin Research Commercial.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:36:00 +1000
Strategic global partnerships the way forward says Gary Heyden.

The fight against cancer

The fight against cancer is an ongoing one and this project is a very important part of it, says Associate Professor Jagat Kanwar.
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:23:00 +1000
Associate Professor Jagat Kanwar wins prestigious grant to continue the battle.

Fast track your research career

Alfred Deakin
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:35:00 +1100
Applications for 2013 Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellowships are now open.

Grand result for Deakin

Professor Kevin Nicholas
Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:09:00 +1100
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funding to improve survival rate of premature babies.

Deakin researchers honoured

Professor Peter Hodgson
Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:36:00 +1100
Professors Peter Hodgson and Bill Logan made Fellows of respective Learned Academies.

University town extends its global reach

Professor Jane den Hollander
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 16:03:00 +1000
Research part of Deakin's interaction with community, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.

ARC Linkage success for Deakin

Deakin's Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer
Wed, 01 Jun 2011 09:48:00 +1000
Five teams from across the University win grants.

Grant can open door to $5 billion market for Australia

Deakin delegation to India
Thu, 26 May 2011 10:38:00 +1000
The project led by Professor Colin Barrow will look at developing more efficient but less expensive methods for the production of omega-3 concentrates for functional foods, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals.

Future Fellowship to Dr Paul Francis

Dr Paul Francis
Tue, 10 May 2011 13:02:00 +1000
"This result is very exciting and further reflects the high calibre of Deakin's young researchers and the standard of their applications," says Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer.

Geelong the place to do research!

The Geelong waterfront
Mon, 02 May 2011 09:34:00 +1000
So says Our Place, the Geelong Region Magazine.

Three Minute Thesis - It's Back!

Three Minute Thesis logo
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 12:56:00 +1100
It's time to get your entry in.

Collaborative times nothing to sneeze at

Professor Peter Doherty in full flight
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:36:00 +1100
One of the great things about science at the moment is the way people from different areas of research are now working together, says Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty.

World's first chemical guided missile could be the answer to wiping out cancer

Professor Wei Duan
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:17:00 +1100
Deakin University medical scientists have created a cancer stem cell-targeting chemical missile, placing them a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells.

DVC (Research) comments on Deakin's ERA performance

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 10:33:00 +1100
Professor Lee Astheimer congratulates successful world standard researchers.

BioDeakin researchers receive international funding to develop novel anti-cancer agent and anti-microbials

Assoc Prof Jagat Kanwar
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:17:00 +1100
Assoc Prof Jagat Kanwar and Dr Rupinder Kanwar have recently won a major grant from the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research's Australia-India Strategic Research Fund.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

1st February 2011