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Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread in mice

Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread in mice

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.

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International conferences beckon for Stuart Furler award-winners

International conferences beckon for Stuart Furler award-winners

Dec 14, 2016 09:52 AM
Garvan congratulates PhD students Claire Vennin and Ira Deveson, the 2016 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.

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Garvan student a double prizewinner at UNSW 3MT competition

Garvan student a double prizewinner at UNSW 3MT competition

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.

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1000 Girls, 1000 Futures: mentorship scheme an enriching experience for Garvan researcher

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures: mentorship scheme an enriching experience for Garvan researcher

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.

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Three Minute Thesis 2016: St Vincent’s Precinct competition takes place

Three Minute Thesis 2016: St Vincent’s Precinct competition takes place

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.

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Garvan student honoured by National Council of Women of NSW

Garvan student honoured by National Council of Women of NSW

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.

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Student success at ASI-DGfI Conference

Student success at ASI-DGfI Conference

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.

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Student success at EMBL Australia Symposium

Student success at EMBL Australia Symposium

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.

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Scott Youlten wins People’s Choice and ASPIRE award at the 2015 UNSW Interfaculty Final

Scott Youlten wins People’s Choice and ASPIRE award at the 2015 UNSW Interfaculty Final

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”

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Garvan researcher wins Diabetes Society's Young Investigator Award

Garvan researcher wins Diabetes Society's Young Investigator Award

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.

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Scott Youlten Wins 2015 UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition

Scott Youlten Wins 2015 UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition

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.

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2015 St Vincent's Precinct 3 Minute Thesis Competition Held

2015 St Vincent's Precinct 3 Minute Thesis Competition Held

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.

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Students Receive Awards at 2015 Lorne Genome Conference

Students Receive Awards at 2015 Lorne Genome Conference

Feb 25, 2015 02:41 PM
Congratulations to Ksenia Skvortsova, Amanda Khoury and Qian Du.

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Students Receive 2015 UNSW Research Excellence Award

Students Receive 2015 UNSW Research Excellence Award

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Garvan PhD candidates Deborah Burnett and Bethany Pillay.

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

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

Feb 18, 2015 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Garvan Cancer PhD student Mun Ngah Hui.

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Jackie Lau and Louise Cottle win 2014 Stuart Furler Travel Awards

Jackie Lau and Louise Cottle win 2014 Stuart Furler Travel Awards

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.

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Laura Baker wins 2014 Castle Harlan Award

Laura Baker wins 2014 Castle Harlan Award

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.

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Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings

Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings

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.

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2014 St Vincent's Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition

2014 St Vincent's Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition

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.

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Calvin Leung wins University Medal in Neuroscience at UNSW Australia

Calvin Leung wins University Medal in Neuroscience at UNSW Australia

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.

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