The fly DNA fighting killer bacteria
The genome of an Australian fly has won an evolutionary “arms race” against a killer bacteria by evolving to co-exist with it, say University of Melbourne.
Following cancer’s status updates
Deciphering the microscopic messages cancer sheds into our bloodstream provides new ways to guide diagnosis and treatment, says a University of Melbourne expert
Our genetic strength in numbers
Combining global datasets will give more people access to genomic medicine and increase personalised cancer treatment, says University of Melbourne expert
Will Australia be left behind in the cancer genomics revolution?
Australian patients may not see the benefits of new genetic testing for diagnosis and treatment without new funding models says a University of Melbourne expert
Using genetics to conserve wildlife
Targeted Genetic Intervention may provide the opportunity to conserve species by altering their genetics to help them adapt, says University of Melbourne expert
Live cell DNA architecture in real time
University of Melbourne research finds our invisible DNA architecture is much more than a linear code, but rather an ever-changing blueprint of our genome.
Q&A: What we do (and don’t) know about Omicron
COVID-19 variant Omicron has caused “hype” globally but there's still much to learn about the mutation say University of Melbourne and Doherty Institute experts
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
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
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