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  1. 10 September 2021 - Science Matters

    Sequenced quoll genome a new tool for conservation

    Newly sequenced Eastern Quoll genome could inform improved breeding programs to re-establish it on the Australian mainland says University of Melbourne research

  2. 9 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Unmasking cancers with hidden identity

    When the original site of a cancer can’t be found, genomics is helping  guide diagnosis and more personalised treatment say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 13 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Delving into the DNA of our iconic platypus and echidna

    The recently published platypus and echidna genomes are a valuable resource for both research and conservation, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 11 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Tasmanian tigers start to look like dogs in the pouch

    The Tasmanian tiger and wolf evolved similar genetic blueprints, lifestyle strategies and skull shapes, even as puppies finds University of Melbourne-led study.

  5. 1 December 2020 - Science Matters

    Genomics, gene-editing and the Blue Revolution

    University of Melbourne research finds genomics and gene editing is giving aquaculture a more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish.

  6. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Locked and loaded: Using genomic sequencing to target COVID-19’s weak spots

    A new open-access tool, COVID-3D, harnesses SARS-CoV-2 genomic information to ensure therapeutic efforts remain effective say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 17 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising bowel cancer detection

    Genomic testing can help guide bowel cancer screening, but would people take a test predicting their personalised risk ask University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 5 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Tracking the movement of mosquito stowaways

    Mosquitoes are a challenge to global health, but University of Melbourne genomics research is trying to stop risky species sneaking past Australian biosecurity.

  9. 20 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exposing the Achilles’ Heel of a major cancer gene

    Genetic research, involving the University of Melbourne, has identified a vulnerability of lymphoma cells that may lead to a new approach for cancer treatment.

  10. 11 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genomic jigsaw of cancer

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping to revolutionise cancer care as they map the human genome; to make cancer a manageable, chronic disease.