For the Love of Science ‘Welcome to the Jade Lantern’
SVI's annual For the Love of Science gala dinner raises funds to support our Rising Stars program.
SVI Seminar Series – Dr Laura Edgington-Mitchell
SVI hosts a regular seminar series for researchers and students to highlight current research being undertaken by our collaborators and other scientists driving new research discoveries. Unless otherwise stated, most seminars have a Zoom and an in-person option.
New Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab, powered by partnership with VCCRI
Clinician-researcher Associate Professor André La Gerche has been appointed head of the new Heart, Exercise and Research Trials lab.
Battling obesity could be all in the head
A prestigious ARC Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Kim Loh to continue a project that is investigating whether or not a specific protein in the brain could hold the key to curing obesity once and for all.
Dr Irene Gallego Romero
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Irene Gallego Romero as Head of SVI’s new Human Genomics and Evolution Laboratory.
SVI’s 2023 Scholarship Dinner
Top-up Scholarships play a vital role in supporting SVI– they relieve financial pressure on our students, provide them with a morale boost and point of pride, and help the Institute recruit the highest-quality candidates.
A single gene could hold the answer to a number of conditions
Two very talented PhD students have published the results of an impressive research effort into identifying a gene that could hold the key to genetic conditions.
Gene editing could mean an end to inherited disease
Associate Professor Andrew Deans and his multidisciplinary team have been awarded Victorian Government funding to pioneer the development of RNA-based gene editing technology.