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Australian Research Council grants advance stem cell research

09 December 2019
Congratulations to our members, on their recent Discovery Project grants
Stem Cells Australia researchers were awarded $3.6 million in funding from the Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant scheme, which supports excellent basic and applied research and high quality research training.

Discovery Projects aim to support excellent basic and applied research that encourages high-quality research and training, as well as enhance international collaboration and expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability.


We would like to congratulation the following members of Stem Cells Australia on receiving a Discovery Project:

Dr Irene Gallego Romero; Professor Murray Cox; Dr Francois-Xavier Ricaut
Project Title: Unravelling the contributions of Denisovan DNA to the peoples of Oceania.

Dr Kim-Anh Lê Cao; Dr Heather Lee; Dr Matthew Ritchie; Dr Stéphanie Bougeard
Project Title: Empirical and computational solutions for multi-omics single-cell assays.

Professor Clare Parish; Professor David Nisbet
Project Title: Modelling human brain development with stem cells and biomaterials.

Dr David Simpson; Dr Geza Berecki; Dr Liam Hall; Dr David Elliott
Project Title: Real-time neuronal network imaging using diamond optrode arrays.

Dr Harald Janovjak; Professor Colin Jackson; Associate Professor Zane Andrews
Project Title: Engineered plant receptors as orthogonal neuronal switches.

Project Title: Defining signals that regulate intestinal stem cells during organ growth.

Congratulations to all Discovery Project grantees.