27 October 2017:
Professor Andrew Greentree, CNBP Chief Investigator from RMIT University has been announced as a member of the prestigious ARC College of Experts.
Members of the College of Experts assess and rank ARC grant applications submitted under the National Competitive Grants Program, make funding recommendations to the ARC and provide strategic advice to the ARC on emerging disciplines and cross-disciplinary developments.
Membership of the College is limited to experts of international standing drawn from the Australian research community.
Further information on this key ARC committee and its contribution to national innovation is available online.
10 February 2015: International Engagement:
Thanks to all of our friends who attended the CNBP workshop at SPIE West. CNBP Director Mark Hutchinson and Deputy Director Ewa Goldys were delighted to see over 100 attendees and look forward to continuing conversations over the coming months.
More information about the workshop will be found on the CNBP events page soon
12 December 2014: They just could not stop talking!
Finishing 2014 on a high note the Macquarie CNBP node organized a CNBP-themed MQ BioFocus Research Conference on 10 December.
An ECR-led Conference Committee comprising Dr Wei Deng, Ms K. Drozdowicz-Tomsia, and Dr Varun Sreenivasan put together an exciting program of talks and posters, covering disciplines from medicine to laser physics.
Rarely have we seen more lively discussions!
The meeting was attended by 70 staff and students from CNBP and Macquarie MQ BioFocus Research Centre led by Professor Ewa Goldys (Deputy Director, CNBP).
CNBP Associate Investigators (pictured above) A/Prof Igor Aharonovich (right) and Andrei Zvyagin (left) have presented their research.
MQ BioFocus Research Centre was established in 2010 and it laid the foundation for the CNBP node at Macquarie.
September 2014: Lead Guest Editor
Dr Jinxian Yu has been invited as lead guest editor for a Special Issue for the Scientific World Journal on the topic of Peptronics: Change Transfers in Peptides.
Manuscripts are due by 27 February 2015 with a publication date of 17 July 2015.
3 September 2014: New Editorial Board Member
Prof Andrew Abell joins the Editorial Board for the Jorunal of Chemistry and Applications.
The Journal of Chemistry and Applications is an online Open Access peer reviewed journal that provides access to the current research and emerging scientific information pertaining to multidisciplinary areas of chemistry. Journal of Chemistry and Applications is an international, peer reviewed journal which invites high quality articles from all the disciplines of basic and applied chemistry. It covers latest advancements in all areas of chemistry including physical, organic and inorganic chemistry.
12 December 2014: ASCEPT0 MPGCR Satellite Meeting
Time: 08:30 – 13:00
Venue: Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC, 3052
Cost: $25 (morning tea included)
Facilitator: Dr Sanam Mustafa, ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, University of Adelaide
Register at: www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=13907
This half-day workshop will introduce the interdisciplinary approaches adopted by physicists, chemists and biologists to address fundamental and novel biological questions.
Key cutting-edge technologies exclusive to the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) will be described along with examples of current and potential applications.
This workshop is an excellent forum to discuss the impact of these cutting-edge technologies on your research with CNBP researchers, who can then facilitate collaborations.
For further information please contact Dr Sanam Mustafa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Program information coming soon.
24-27 August 2014: Conference presentation
Dr Melanie Sutton-McDowall presented at the Society for Reproductive Biology Conference. This presentation entitled “The heterogeneous nature of cow embryos: sorting out the mixed bag of blastomeres” was awarded the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) New Scientist Award (oral presentation). For more information please click here to see the abstract.
In addition Dr McDowall was a member of the conferences program organising committee; Introduced for the public forum “Making babies in the 21st Century” and co-organiser of “Science meets publican” – a 60 second elevator pitch competition
21 August 2014: CNBP ECR Network
Early career researchers from University of Adelaide Node held their first meeting with the goal of breaking down the language barriers between disciplines. Meetings will be hosted monthly with the goal of linking in with ECRs at other nodes in the future.
If you would like find out more about the ECR network please contact Sabrina Heng
August 2014: Frontiers in ICT
Dr Brant Gibson has agreed to join the editorial board of Frontiers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
17-18 July 2014: Invited Talk
Professor Tanya Monro spoke at the CSIRO OCE cutting edge symposium – lab on a chip sensing platforms : Interfacing physics with chemistry and biology held in Melbourne.
Organisers of the event include Prof Yonggang Zhu, CNBP Partner Investigator