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  1. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 10 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 17 January 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    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

  5. 14 December 2021 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 30 November 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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.