Getting to know your microbiome better
Microbiome research produces huge amounts of data, but do we have the right information to answer our bug-related questions ask University of Melbourne experts.
The genetic mutation behind a new autoinflammatory disease
University of Melbourne scientists are part of a team to discover a new human autoinflammatory disease that causes debilitating fever and inflammation.
How do we get antibiotic resistance genes in a salad?
Animal manure is a known source of antibiotic resistance genes, now new research from the University of Melbourne reveals how they travel from the soil to salad
Curbing cancer’s addiction to treat it
Most cancers need a specific molecule to grow and spread; cutting off the supply is showing promise as a way to treat it, finds University of Melbourne research
Getting revegetation right with genetics
Revegetation programs need to include plants with a varied genetic background for long-term success, finds new research including the University of Melbourne.
The shared evolution of the Tasmanian tiger and the wolf
Through a molecular quirk, the Tasmanian tiger and grey wolf have evolved to look like twins finds new University of Melbourne research.
Mapping eye disease
Researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have created the world’s most detailed atlas of the genetics of the human retina to help prevent blindness.
Hunting the genetic cause of stuttering
Stuttering can run in families, and a team of researchers, including from the University of Melbourne, have launched a major study to uncover its genetic cause.
The genomic clues to disease
Professor Clara Gaff has moved Genomics out of research into patient care, identifying gene changes that can help with the treatment of genetic diseases.
The evolution of schizophrenia
University of Melbourne research finds that the genetic risks of schizophrenia may eventually evolve out of existence, but the environmental risk factors remain