The Bosch Institute Mission

The Bosch Institute is a major centre for medical research at the University of Sydney. It brings together basic and clinical research scientists to tackle major unsolved questions about the human body in health and in illness.

Our mission:

  • To perform high quality research into the normal functioning of the healthy human body.
  • To perform high quality research into the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of human diseases.
  • To provide outstanding training for junior scientists in the intellectual, practical and ethical aspects of biomedical research.

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Latest news & events

Bosch Institute User Group Meeting - 20th October 2016

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You are invited to attend the Bosch Institute User Group Meeting on Thursday 20th October from 14.00-16.00 in Room N248, Anderson Stuart Building. With all Bosch Facilities represented, this meeting will showcase some of the interesting research being carried out by current users of the Bosch Institute Facilities. Read more...

Bosch Institute Distinguished Seminar Series, 14 October 2016

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You are invited to attend the Bosch Institute Distinguished Seminar Series, "Human fertility: How lifestyle, affluence and the medical profession are killing our species" by Prof John Aitken, Pro Vice Chancellor Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, on Friday 14th October (1.00-2.00 pm) at New Law School LT104. Read more...

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Faculty of Medicine Awards

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At the recent Faculty of Medicine dinner, Dr Daniel Johnstone was officially congratulated for receiving a Young Tall Poppy Award from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science and for his nomination as President-Elect of the Australian Society for Medical Research. Under International Awards, it was noted that Professor John Hearn had been awarded a prestigious degree - an Honorary Doctorate of Science by University College Dublin. Senior Technical Officer Adel Mitry received a richly deserved award for "Exceptional performance by professional staff". We join the Faculty in congratulating Dr Daniel Johnstone, Professor John Hearn and Mr Adel Mitry.

Daisy Shu Tops Thousands of International Entries to Win ARVO M-I-T 'Lens' Award

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The Discipline of Anatomy and Histology congratulates Daisy Shu on her win at the 2016 'Annual Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting'. Daisy presented a poster on her research - titled 'Bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-7 modulates TGFß-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of lens epithelial cells' in Seattle, WA, USA. Her work was selected for the Members-In-Training (MIT) Poster Award judging session, where she won the best poster for the 'Lens' section. Read more...

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Workshops, August/September 2016

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The Bio2 Facility of the Bosch Institute provides training and advice in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. The upcoming workshops in August/September are Introduction to R: 29th August, Gene Lists to Pathways: 5th September, and Statistical Analysis in GraphPad Prism - a series of four workshops held between the 8th and 23rd September. This series is designed for Honours and early HDR students. Read more...