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At SVI, our scientists seek new knowledge to improve health outcomes, reducing the burden of ill-health on individuals and their loved ones.

Our world-class research attracts high-calibre researchers and students – all driven to improve the health of millions through their commitment to making the next breakthrough.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate training builds skills and provides exposure to cutting-edge research techniques, in areas including gene expression analysis, immunological assays, x-ray crystallography, mass spectrometry, electron microscopy, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, cell culture, proteomics, genomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics.

Our diverse range of learning and collaborative research environments expose students to a broad range of potential career opportunities, across fields as diverse as cell biology, protein structural biology, immunology, biochemistry, cell signalling and regenerative medicine, as well as clinical and bioinformatics research.

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Congratulations to Dr Matthew Lacorcia

25 February 2024

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Lacorcia

Matt has been awarded a JDRF Postdoctoral Fellowship for his work on developing an early diagnostic test for type 1 diabetes.

Congratulations to Professor André La Gerche

7 February 2024

Congratulations to Professor André La Gerche

Congratulations to André La Gerche on his promotion to Professor.

New early diagnostic test for Friedreich ataxia heart disease

16 January 2024

New early diagnostic test for Friedreich ataxia heart disease

Associate Professor Shiang (MAX) Lim has been awarded funding to work on the development of a new, non-invasive test to diagnose and monitor heart disease in people with a genetic condition that, up until now, has made diagnosis impossible.

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