Griffith University

Variable malaria-causing parasite behaviour puts findings in the spotlight

July 2nd, 2018

PhD candidate Sandra Duffy, at Discovery Biology, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD), Griffith University was invited to write an opinion piece on the subject with GRIDD Principal Research Leader Professor Vicky Avery, who had previously been approached by a reputable journal to explore the topic of best practices for anti-parasitic drug discovery, focusing on malaria. To find out more click here.

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Griffith Sciences Early Career Researcher Travel Grant

June 26th, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Catalina Carrasco Pozo who has been awarded a GSC ECR Travel Grant of $3000 with funds used to visit the laboratory of  Professor Francois Blachier,  INRA, Université Paris-Saclay, Paris, France ​in early October ​where she will also give a seminar as an invited speaker as part of their High​ ​T​hroughput Screening in Cancer scientific seminar series​. In addition, Catalina will attend “Mechanisms to Therapies: Innovations in Cancer Metabolism” an EACR Congress held in Bilbao, Spain from October …

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PhD Conferral

May 3rd, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Taher Uddin on the conferral of his PhD on the 2nd May 2018.

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GRIDD Travel Award

May 2nd, 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Thilini Perera, who has been selected to present at the SIMM-GRIDD Symposium in Shanghai, China 30-31 August 2018.

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NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship

May 2nd, 2018

Congratulations to Ms Sandra Duffy who was awarded a Postgraduate scholarship valued at $87,302 to undertake her project The consequence of Plasmodium falciparum culturing conditions on tolerance to anti-malarial drugs (APP1150359).

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