News & Events

Latest News

  • Accelerating stem cell discoveries into tomorrow's medicine
    01 August 2018
    Stem Cells Australia and The University of Melbourne have welcomed $3 million Federal Government funding to advance stem cell research towards new treatments.
  • Challenging hype, maintaining hope in stem cell research
    13 July 2018
    The potential of stem cell research to transform healthcare is a tantalising prospect, especially for those suffering from currently incurable conditions. However, beyond the realm of research, there is a growing commercial ‘stem cell’ industry, founded not on evidence, but on the promise of success. Megan Munsie explores this domain.
  • Learning about Stem Cells Down Under
    11 July 2018
    Stem cell research was recently brought out of the laboratory and into the public discourse in an open public forum, held on 18 June in in conjunction with the 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research in Melbourne.


  • Organoids: Modelling Organ Development and Disease in 3D Culture
    10 September 2018
    This meeting will bring together researchers from different fields to enhance our understanding of how organoids can be formed and maintained, how they can be used to study disease and how we might eventually use them to regenerate and replace human organ tissue.
  • 2018 Australasian Genomic Technologies Conference
    04 November 2018
    AGTA18 will cover all aspects of genomic science, technologies and their applications. Research sessions include Cancer Genomics, Neurogenetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Plant and Animal Genomics, Microbial and Metagenomics, Ancient DNA as well as highlights of emerging genomic technologies.