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

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...

A/Prof Karen Ginn and the Shoulder lab team presented their research work at the International Congress of Shoulder & Elbow Therapists in Jeju Island South Korea

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A/Prof Karen Ginn and the Shoulder lab team presented their research work at the International Congress of Shoulder & Elbow Therapists in Jeju Island South Korea. 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...

Bosch Games Night, 16 August 2016

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Save the date - Bosch Games Night on Tuesday, August 16th in the Anderson Stuart Common Room from 6:00 PM. The next Games Night will be held during the Rio Olympics. So please bring along your favourite board game and your Olympic spirit to battle it out and be crowned Games Master! Tickets are only $15. Dinner and beverages (limited) provided. All are welcome! Make sure to RSVP and collect tickets from your local BYI representative. Read more...