Griffith University

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science (CIPPS)

March 12th, 2021

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science (CIPPS) strives to build a critical understanding of peptides and proteins in order to unleash the potential of these biomolecules for human benefit. CIPPS has assembled leading researchers, from diverse disciplines to create a sustainable national research centre that will drive new Australian industries and train the next generation of researchers. Prof Avery’s high throughput screening capability will aid CIPPS’ understanding of the function of new peptides and …

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Pipeline Accelerator 2020-21 (Round 2)

March 4th, 2021

​​An objective of the Pipeline initiative is to facilitate and encourage access by fee-paying third parties to Pipeline member capabilities. TIA has developed a voucher-style researcher access scheme - the Pipeline Accelerator. ​​This round of the Pipeline Accelerator provides SMEs and researchers  access to one or more facilities associated with TIA, including core facilities and HTS centres (see this list of eligible facilities).  ​ ​Funding, via a fixed-value reimbursement to the service provider, is intended to further reduce the cost of access to a specific capability. …

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February 2nd, 2021

Congratulations to Dr Kah Ni Tan who has been awarded a GRIDD ECR Grant ($10,000) for her project entitled ‘Effects of sulforaphane on fatty acid metabolism in breast cancer cell lines’.

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Drug Discovery Today Publication

December 17th, 2020

Our article Addressing the tumour microenvironment in early drug discovery: a strategy to overcome drug resistance and identify novel targets for cancer therapy is now available online. Full details can be found here.

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Advance Queensland Women’s Research Assistance Program Success

October 20th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Catalina Carrasco Pozo on the award of $20,800 in funding through the Advance Queensland Women’s Research Assistance Program (WRAP). This program supports women in maintaining their research momentum following approved maternity or adoption leave, and encouraging the retention of female researchers in their chosen profession in Queensland. This will be done through the provision of funding to employ another researcher, technician or research/laboratory assistant while the Primary Researcher is on maternity or adoption leave.  

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