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Jun 17, 2019 01:08 PM

2019 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition...

Ten PhD Students from across the St Vincent's Precinct have taken part in the annual Three Minute Thesis competition.

May 17, 2019 08:03 AM

Day of Immunology: Garvan inspires students for STEMM

A group of high school students visited the Garvan Institute to hear about what a career in biomedical research has to offer.

Mar 29, 2019 09:38 AM

A driver of inflammation in a rare childhood condition

Australian scientists have uncovered part of the process that leads to ‘inflammatory flares’ in patients with a rare immune disorder.

Jun 25, 2018 09:50 AM

Prestigious new scholarships for PhD projects at Garvan

Calling all prospective PhD students! Applications are now open for four PhD projects, spanning our Cancer, Immunology and Bone Biology divisions, all of which are eligible for award of a lucrative UNSW Scientia PhD scho...

Feb 27, 2018 04:12 PM

Garvan researchers make a splash at the Lorne Genome Confere...

Garvan congratulates four scientists who received awards at the 2018 Lorne Genome Conference 2018 for their research into cancer, chemotherapy resistance, epigenetics and genomic technology.

Jan 26, 2018 06:29 AM

Australia Day Award for Garvan’s Dunia Alarkawi

Garvan researcher Dunia Alarkawi’s outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged with an Australia Day Award from the National Council of Women of NSW.

Nov 16, 2017 03:13 PM

How genes drive prostate cancer: all in the packaging?

Garvan researchers have shown that a unique protein, H2A.Z, which packages DNA in cells, may drive the progression of prostate cancer. When it becomes chemically ‘tagged,’ H2A.Z uncoils and re-organises the DNA in ca...

Nov 10, 2017 10:31 AM

Garvan researchers shine across Australia

Garvan congratulates five early career researchers who received awards at two national meetings last week – the annual conference of Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA), and Epigenetics 2017.

Nov 04, 2016 08:00 AM

Kidney disease: whole genome sequencing holds the key to che...

Research from Garvan and St Vincent’s Hospital has shown that whole genome sequencing has the potential to transform the diagnosis of a common inherited kidney disease.

Dec 08, 2015 02:56 PM

Student success at ASI-DGfI Conference

Congratulations to our PhD students who were awarded prizes at the Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI)-German Society for Immunology (DGfI) conference in Canberra last week.

Oct 20, 2015 09:33 AM

Scott Youlten wins People’s Choice and ASPIRE award at the...

Congratulations to Scott Youlten who won the People’s Choice and ASPIRE award at the 2015 UNSW Interfaculty Final held on 23 September with a presentation titled “Skeletal Marriage Counselling”

Feb 25, 2015 02:41 PM

Students Receive Awards at 2015 Lorne Genome Conference

Congratulations to Ksenia Skvortsova, Amanda Khoury and Qian Du.

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM

Saul Bert Awarded 2014 Garvan Thesis Prize

Congratulations to PhD student Saul Bert.

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM

Students Receive 2015 UNSW Research Excellence Award

Congratulations to Garvan PhD candidates Deborah Burnett and Bethany Pillay.

Feb 18, 2015 12:00 AM

Mun Hui a Sydney Catalyst 2015 'Top-Up Research Scholar'

Congratulations to Garvan Cancer PhD student Mun Ngah Hui.

Jun 30, 2014 12:00 AM

Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings

Garvan student Rae-Anne Hardie was one of fifteen outstanding young Australian scientists selected to participate in the International Day at the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings, held today in Lindau, Germany.

Jun 12, 2014 12:00 AM

2014 St Vincent's Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition

Garvan Neuroscience PhD student Ira Deveson, a member of Prof John Mattick’s RNA Biology and Plasticity lab, won the 2014 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition on 12 June.