Today we were extremely proud to officially open our unique, world first Australian Cancer Research Foundation Telomere Analysis Centre (ATAC). (Minister for Medical Research The Hon. Pru Goward MP who officially announced the new centre open) Coincidently tying in with our latest published research which demonstrates why studying telomeres may lead to treatments for some of the most aggressive cancers. For those who do not know, telomeres are structures that cap the ends… Read More
It has been estimated in the US that an annual sum of $115B is spent on life science research. Approximately half of this is spent on preclinical research of which approximately half again is non- reproducible. The Importance of cleaning up cell lines Cell authentication is a fundamental element of more reproducible and more credible research But what does this mean? In essence, if we are able to reduce the amount of… Read More
Our wonderful team at Children’s Medical Research Institute never fails to tap into their creepily creative side to put on a Halloween that’s hard to forget. Here are a few ghastly images from this year! Happy Halloween from the Jeans for Genes and CMRI team.