2014 News archive

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November 2014
Vicki Xie was awarded a Milstein Travel Award   View Summary
5 November 2014
Milstein Travel Awardee Vicki Xie at the ICIS MeetingVicki Xie from the Campbell lab was awarded a Milstein Travel Award to present her work at the recent Annual General Meeting of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS) "Cytokines: Down Under 2014: From Bench to Beyond", held in Melbourne on 26-29th October.
USyd iGEM team win bronze medal   View Summary
5 November 2014
The iGEM team was hosted in the Coleman labCongratulations USyd iGEM team!
September 2014
Markus Hofer Wins the 2014 Selby Research Award   View Summary
22 September 2014
Markus HoferMarkus Hofer has been awarded one of two 2014 Selby Research Awards. This award is given by the Faculty of Science to an academic within five years of their first appointment as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the physical, chemical or biochemical disciplines to establish their research career.
Suzie Ferrie - 2014 PG Travelling Scholarship Winner   View Summary
22 September 2014
Suzie FerrieSuzie Ferrie, recipient of the 2014 SMB & Thermo Fisher Greg Ralston Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship, has just returned from the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, which was held from 5-9 September in Geneva.
Smart phone and smarter approaches to the fruit and veg failure   View Summary
15 September 2014
Margaret Allman-FarinelliThe reasons behind why Australians, especially young Australians, eat a fraction of the recommended serves of fruit and vegetables was discussed at a Sydney Ideas event at the University of Sydney on Thursday, 4 September.
July 2014
Kim Bell-Anderson awarded the Nutrition Society of Australia Mid-Career Travel Grant   View Summary
10 July 2014
Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)This is a competitive award that recognises and encourages original research by mid-career NSA members. To be eligible, the applicant must have been awarded their PhD 5-15 years ago, who since January last year has published a nutrition research paper in a high quality international journal.
June 2014
Dr Kim Kaufman awarded travel grants   View Summary
6 June 2014
KaufmanDr Kim Kaufman has been awarded travel grants.
May 2014
Prof Tony Weiss wins Research Excellence Award   View Summary
1 May 2014
WeissProf Tony Weiss was awarded the top prize by the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) at its recent annual conference.
Australian Society for Microbiology Success   View Summary
1 May 2014
ASM LogoRobert Moran and Chris McKenzie, PhD students in the Hall and Newsome Labs respectively, were among the six finalists for the 2014 Becton Dickinson Student Award and took out the top two prizes.
March 2014
University of Sydney Honours Scholarship awarded to Stephanie Drake   View Summary
12 March 2014
Stephanie DrakeSMB Honours student, Stephanie Drake, has been awarded a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship for 2014.
Medal of the Order of Australia   View Summary
12 March 2014
Professor Ruth HallProfessor Ruth Hall was awarded Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her services in the field of Microbiology.
January 2014
13th Bosch Young Investigators Symposium   View Summary
2 January 2014
Vicki XieVicki Xie, a PhD student in the Campbell lab, won a poster prize worth $250 at the 13th Bosch Young Investigators Symposium held at New Law School, University of Sydney on Wednesday 11th December 2013. Her poster presentation was entitled "Interferon Regulatory Factor 8 (IRF8) Regulates the Microglial Response to Neuronal Injury". She was also a lucky draw winner of a bottle of Tollana Bin TR16 Shiraz (Eden Valley, 2005) courtesy of Peprotech, which was donated to the lab Christmas party!