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Congratulations to SCA members successful in today's ARC funding round

08 November 2013

Stem Cells Australia members are amongst those receiving Australian Research Council funding announced today by Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne. 

We would like to congratulate our members on their success:
  • Dr Mirella Dottori from the University of Melbourne who received a Future Fellowship 
  • Professor Justin Cooper-White from AIBN at the University of Queensland and colleagues were awarded a 2014 Discovery Grant to study how to improve tissue engineering practices in mesenchymal cell culture 
  • Professor Lars Nielsen from AIBN at the University of Queensland and colleagues were awarded a 2014 Discovery Grant to elucidate the mechanisms by which a particular molecular pathway is controlled in bacteria
  • Professor Martin Pera from the University of Melbourne and Dr Jose Polo from ARMI at Monash Univeristy for their involvement in the High Throughput Cell Genomics Centre that was awarded a grant under the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) scheme
We would also like to congratulate our collaborator Monash University's Professor Alan Petersen on his 2014 Discovery Grant to study community expectations about so-called anti-ageing treatments and explore the implications for treatment practices and decisions, and our colleagues from Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Colin Pouton and Dr John Haynes on attracting a 2014 Discovery Grant to support their research into investigating how differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into nerves is regulated.

For more information on other funded research announced today vist the Australian Research Council's website.