Griffith University

GRIDD ECR Grant

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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NHMRC Development Grant success

October 13th, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Vicky Avery on her recent success as a co-CI on an NHMRC Development Grant: CIA – Professor Jonathan Baell (Monash University) CIB – Doctor Darren Creek (Monash University) CIC – Doctor Michael Edstein (Australian Army Malaria Institute) CID – Professor Susan Charman (Monash University) CIE – Professor Vicky Avery (Griffith University) CIF – Doctor Girdhar Deora (Monash University) Development of a New Class of Broad-Stage Antimalarial Agents [Monash University] $729,036.50.  (2021-2022) Full details can be found here.  

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Professor Avery’s ‘Field Leaders’ Recognition

September 29th, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Vicky Avery for being recognised as one of the ‘Field Leaders’ in The Australian’s 2020 Research supplement in Medicinal Chemistry. One Researcher was selected from each of the 17 fields who had the highest number of citations from papers published in the last five years in the 20 top journals in their field. You can read more in The Australian and Griffith news story.  

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