Jan 12, 2018 02:20 PM
Congratulations to researcher Dr Claire Vennin, who was awarded the 2017 Garvan Thesis Prize for her exceptional achievements during her PhD studies.
Dec 06, 2017 10:34 AM
Garvan congratulates PhD students Simon Hardwick and Deborah Burnett, the 2017 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.
Jul 28, 2017 06:32 AM
Eight PhD students entertained and informed their audience at the 2017 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition, held this week at Garvan.
May 06, 2017 11:14 AM
Last week (April 24-28), immunologists from round the world converged on Whistler (BC, Canada) for a Keystone Meeting on B Cells and T Follicular Helper Cells – the cells in our immune system that are crucial for long-term protection against infection, and for the success of most vaccines.
MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 19, 2016 04:00 AM
Garvan scientists have uncovered a new way to decrease the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to a new combination therapy with the anti-metastasis drug dasatinib.
Dec 14, 2016 09:52 AM
Garvan congratulates PhD students Claire Vennin and Ira Deveson, the 2016 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.
Sep 09, 2016 02:17 PM
Garvan PhD student Nancy Mourad has won the ASPIRE award and gained second place in UNSW Australia’s 3 Minute Thesis interfaculty final.
Jul 12, 2016 08:30 AM
Ever thought of becoming a mentor to young women considering a career in STEM? Garvan PhD student Yu Shen (Shelley) Yin has been doing just that, by taking part in the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures mentorship program through the New York Academy of Sciences. For Shelley, the mentoring experience has been an enriching and rewarding experience, and she encourages others to take on the mentoring challenge.
Jun 16, 2016 05:02 PM
Congratulations to the prizewinners and participants in the 2016 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition, which took place at Garvan last night.
Feb 01, 2016 04:21 PM
Tiffany Cole, a PhD student in Garvan’s Neuroscience Division, has been awarded a prestigious Australia Day award by the National Council of Women of NSW.
Dec 08, 2015 02:56 PM
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.
Dec 01, 2015 09:38 AM
Garvan PhD students Amanda Khoury and Scott Youlten won the best poster and best presentation, respectively, at last weekend’s EMBL Australia PhD Symposium 2015.
Oct 20, 2015 09:33 AM
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”
Sep 17, 2015 09:45 AM
Garvan congratulates Dr Katherine Tonks, who has won the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) President’s Young Investigator Award. Dr Tonks received the award in recognition of her outstanding oral presentation at the recent ADS annual scientific meeting.
Jul 07, 2015 01:45 PM
Congratulations to Scott Youlten who won the first prize at the UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition held on 3 July.
Jun 19, 2015 12:14 PM
Congratulations to the eleven Postgraduate Research students who took part in the 2015 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition on 18 June.
Feb 25, 2015 02:41 PM
Congratulations to Ksenia Skvortsova, Amanda Khoury and Qian Du.
Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Garvan PhD candidates Deborah Burnett and Bethany Pillay.
Feb 18, 2015 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Garvan Cancer PhD student Mun Ngah Hui.
Nov 06, 2014 05:22 PM
Congratulations to Jackie Lau and Louise Cottle! Stuart Furler Travel Awards are presented to third-year PhD students at Garvan with outstanding research records and bright futures.
Nov 06, 2014 03:00 PM
Laura Baker has received the $10,000 USD Castle Harlan Award for being the most outstanding early career PhD student at the Garvan Institute in 2014.
Jun 30, 2014 12:00 AM
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
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.
Mar 27, 2014 02:00 PM
Congratulations to Calvin Leung, who has won the 2013 University Medal in Neuroscience at UNSW Australia. Calvin undertook his honours project throughout 2013 in Dr Greg Neely’s Functional Genomics Laboratory at Garvan.
Nov 06, 2012 03:45 AM
Luxi Zhang has received the $10,000 USD Castle Harlan Award for being the most outstanding early career PhD student at the Garvan Institute in 2012.
Castle Harlan Inc. is a US-based private equity firm that wishes to support the kind of medical research being undertaken at Garvan.
Apr 15, 2011 07:00 PM
On Tuesday 12 April, hundreds of Garvan researchers joined over 1,000 researchers from other research institutions from around Sydney in a rally to protest rumoured threats to NHMRC funding in the upcoming federal budget.
May 27, 2009 02:00 AM
Garvan PhD student Emily Colvin has received the prestigious $10,000 Premier's Award for Outstanding Cancer Research Scholar from the Cancer Institute NSW for her research into pancreatic cancer. The news was announced at a gala ceremony late last week.
Dec 20, 2008 01:00 AM
For the second year in a row, a PhD student from Garvan has won the very prestigious New Investigator Award at the annual Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI) conference, held last week in Canberra. The 2008 winner is Alexis Vogelzang.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 24, 2008 04:00 PM
It was announced on Friday that Garvan endocrinologist and PhD student, Dr Sue Lynn Lau, had won the Graduate Student category of the AAAS Science “Dance your PhD” contest. Her winning entry is on YouTube and interprets her PhD, The role of vitamin D in beta-cell function.
Dec 18, 2007 02:00 AM
At its annual conference in early December, the Australasian Society of Immunology awarded Garvan PhD student, Sandra Gardam, its prestigious New Investigator Award. Sandra's research looks at B cells, the cells that produce antibodies. She has been investigating the mechanisms that ensure we have the right number of B cells in our bodies.