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Attending the Bridge Program Residential Training

2018/10/28 : : Dr Thomas Avery : Dr Thomas Avery attended the Bridge Program 3 day Residential Training course held at Macquarie University : RedXcross16x9 The Bridge Program is a consortium of 16 companies, universities and industry associations aiming to transfer practical skills on pharmaceutical commercialisation through training and direct exposure to industry practitioners.

Australasia Judge nomination for prestigious award

2018/10/10 : CONFIDENTIAL : Jeremy THOMPSON : Prestigious recognition : RedXcross16x9 Jeremy was made one of 3 judges for the 2020 prestigious award in animal reproduction, the Simmet Prize.
The recipient of the award receives 50,000 Euros, and is awarded only every four years. For further details see

Peer reviewed publication

2018/08/16 : : Annemarie Nadort : Publication in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering : RedXcross16x9 A team of CNBP and non-CNBP researchers from Australia and Russia studied the toxic and optical properties of Upconversion Nanoparticles, coated with one, two or three layers of functional surface polymers. The multi-layers approach was necessary to find the optimal combination of reduced toxicity and sufficient brightness of the particles, studied in biologically relevant conditions, which is essential to facilitate the translation of such nanoparticles to the clinical applications.

Outreach Sydney Science Festivavl

2018/08/16 : : Annemarie Nadort : Expo for primary school students in the Australian Museum : RedXcross16x9 10 August
Australian museum
Sydney science festival expo.

Around 100 primary school kids visited the booth

Dr martin Plöschner demonstrated which ordinary things will glow when you shine UV light on them: soap, detergent, money, identity documents.

But also natural things like scorpions, green leaves and bacteria on pistachios !

Finally the kids could read secret messages that were left by criminals…

Dr Annemarie nadort showed the children how you can see your own network of blood vessels in your tongue with a special microscope camera.

The kids were amazed by seeing the continuous flow of red blood cells in the vessels like ‘in rollercoasters’ or ‘like little ants walking on paths’ like the children said.

It was great to see the excitement and interest from kids as young as 6

Received a delegation from Jiangxi Traditional Chinese Medicine University

2018/08/14 : CONFIDENTIAL : Michelle Zhang : : RedXcross16x9 A delegation from Jiangxi TCM University visited Uni Adelaide and CNBP. We had a meeting at the North Terrace Campus in the morning where CNBP researchers presented our work and I accompanied the visitors to the Waite Campus in the afternoon. Members of the delegation: Prof. Delin Zhang, Vice-President; Prof. Xiaojun Yan, Director of Research Centre of Differentiation and Development of TCM Basic Theory ; Prof. Xinli Liang, Key Lab of Modern TCM Preparation of Ministry of Education. Prof. Liang is coming to the Abell Lab for a 12 months visit in 2019. Photos are available if needed.