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  • Cell identity and the seven deadly sins of data analysis
    16 August 2019
    In a recent paper Transcriptional profiling of stem cells – moving from descriptive to predictive paradigms, Dr Jarny Choi and Professor Christine Wells from the University of Melbourne reviewed the different approaches to mine and combine data into cell classification and cell prediction tools, as well as highlighted common pitfalls.
  • Understanding our cells in microgravity
    14 August 2019
    Drs Andrew Laslett from CSIRO and Harald Janovjak from the Australian Regenerative Medical Institute were recently awarded funding from CSIRO’s Space Technology Future Science Platform to study the effects of microgravity on human cells.
  • 'A massive difference': funding for studies in baby heart conditions
    05 August 2019
    Professor Richard Harvey is one of 20 senior scientists and clinician-scientists whose research is being supported by the first round of NSW government grants into cardiovascular disease research.


  • Engineering Organoids and Organs
    25 August 2019
    This meeting on Engineering Organoids and Organs will include a range of topics, including exploring biology with organoids, engineering complexity, new technology frontiers, and disease modeling and therapeutic discovery.
  • Participate in our Study: Seeking stem cell information
    03 September 2019
    Have you looked online for information about stem cells or stem cell therapies? Researchers at the University of Melbourne would like to hear about your experience.
  • Stem Cell Partnerships: From bench to bedside
    09 September 2019
    The University of Melbourne's Centre for Stem Cell Systems are hosting a public event, to showcase researchers using stem cells to advance understanding and development of new treatments for diseases affecting liver, gut and vision.
  • From Stem Cell Biology to New Therapies
    06 November 2019
    As our understanding of stem cell biology surges forward, new investigational therapies are rapidly advancing towards and through clinical trials. From Stem Cell Biology to New Therapies will highlight current clinical applications of stem cell therapies.
  • ASSCR-AGCTS-ISCT ANZ 2019 Joint Scientific Meeting
    13 November 2019
    This Conference will highlight how stem cells and gene therapies can be used to understand development, create disease models and develop new treatments. These areas dovetail with new advances in cellular therapies and regenerative medicine, as well as current efforts to move these technologies into the clinic.
  • From Models to Systems: Deciphering Biological Complexity
    27 November 2019
    The 2019 EMBL Australia Postgraduate Symposium (EAPS19) in Melbourne focuses on looking at biology from multiple perspectives to better understand it as a whole, from micro-organisms to large ecosystems.