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ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology soft launches
8, Dec 2020

ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology soft launches

With the snip of an orange ribbon, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology has been declared open. More than 130 people attended a virtual soft launch, including Chief...

Prestigious grant wins for Centre researchers
16, Nov 2020

Prestigious grant wins for Centre researchers

Six Centre node researchers have been successful in the latest round of Australian Research Council grants. Recipients of ARC Discovery Project grants are Professor Kirill Aleksandrov of Queensland University of...

I quit sugar: making biofactories that run on waste
8, Nov 2020

I quit sugar: making biofactories that run on waste

Yeast based biofactories can grow food, fuels, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.  One of the barriers to scaling up biomanufacturing has been supplying the sugar that yeast needs for growth.  Now Macquarie...

Green vegetables get a nutritional overhaul
25, Oct 2020

Green vegetables get a nutritional overhaul

The green vegetables we’ve been told to eat since childhood could be supercharged with nutrients following a breakthrough from an international team of scientists. A new study, published in the...

Paulsen officially a research superstar
25, Oct 2020

Paulsen officially a research superstar

Centre director Professor Ian Paulsen has been named of Australia’s research superstars in an annual list of the Top 40 researchers considered to have made a major contribution to science...

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