Welcome from Head of School
It is with great pleasure that I officially welcome you all to our inaugural School of Biomedical Sciences Newsletter – a great way to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our School.
It is great to see the School Researchers and Students recognised in the Media for their latest published work. Just to name a few:
Historic University collaboration launched to discover new medicines - Daniel Hoyer
Paracetamol and Pregnancy - Norman Saunders and Mark Habgood
Genetics of Autism and the Gut - Elisa Hill
Legionnaires Disease - Elizabeth Hartland, Ian van Driel, Andrew Brown, Sammy Bedoui
Awards and Gifts
Please join me in congratulating the following recipients of prestigious awards in recognition of their hard work and talent: Our researchers - Professor Fred Hollande, Professor Leann Tilley, Professor Christine Wells, Professor Roberto Cappai and Professor Erica Fletcher. Also our students - Savant Thakur, Gabriel Bernasochi, Hai Ly, Khurran Khan, Ee Ming Wong and Dusty Flanagan.
It's a pleasure to acknowledge our School Academic and Professional colleagues recently promoted, appointed to new or other roles, and welcoming new members to our School.
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Brooks appointed Head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Professor Elizabeth Hartland as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Partnerships and External Relations); Professor Daniel Hoyer as Deputy Head of School; Academics promoted to Level C and a warm welcome to our new staff, Suzie Benson and Gillian Waters.
All staff and students are encouraged to attend any of the following School Events. It is important to support each other and learn of the great work and facilities we have in the School.
Upcoming events include: ARC Grant Mentoring Session, Biosensor Symposium and our School Celebratory Presentation.
Showcasing our School and Department shared equipment and research initiatives in the School.
To highlight a few:
Master Collaboration Agreement - WEHI and University of Melbourne - CRISPR mice
Access to a list of equipment and facilities in our School
Teaching and Learning
Showcasing our teaching initiatives and awards in our School.
Congratulations to several members of the School who were successful in the recent round of 2016 Learning and Teaching Initiative Grants.
Thank you to all the School members who assisted with our second year GTAC Program where Year 10 and 11 Students from rural areas in victoria and tasmania were introduced to Biomedical science disciplines on 13 September.
Note from the editor
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