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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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News and events

The latest from SVI

New funding to support innovative cancer research

3 April 2024

New funding to support innovative cancer research

Associate Professor Elaine Sanij has been awarded a Cancer Australia Ideas Grant for her groundbreaking work on innovative cancer therapies.

2024 Charity Golf Day

15 March 2024

2024 Charity Golf Day

Our Charity Golf Day returns for 2024! Register today to support the valuable medical research being undertaken by SVI.

Blood cancer breakthrough

14 March 2024

Blood cancer breakthrough

The head of SVI’s DNA Damage & Cancer Therapy Lab, Associate Professor Elaine Sanij and her collaborators have made a remarkable breakthrough on a new way to potentially treat one of the most common and aggressive forms of blood cancer.

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