GRDC award for Centre affiliate

March 15, 2017
Filed under: Media,News — Tags: , , — Emma Drew @ 9:55 am

Centre affiliate, Dr Caitlin Byrt, has been awarded the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Science Innovation Award for 2017, to study the roots of the wild relatives of barley crops to see what makes them so tolerant to stress. She has already had success in this area with a similar project looking at a […]

Discovery of how healthy cereals can lower heart disease

December 7, 2016

Professor Mike Gidley and lead researcher Dr Purnima Gunness from our Queensland node, have identified a new mechanism for how healthy cereals such as oats reduce the amount of cholesterol in the blood stream, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease.  This could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security – the access to […]

Recognition for Former Director Prof Geoff Fincher

November 30, 2016
Filed under: Events,Media,News — Tags: , , — Stav Manafis @ 12:13 pm

  Former director to the Centre, Prof Geoff Fincher was presented the Kaj Linderstrøm-Lang award by the Carlsberg Foundation at the Carlsberg “Science to Business” forum in Copenhagen on Tuesday 29th November 2016. This award is given to prominent scientists for their achievements within biochemistry or physiology and it is an acknowledgement of Prof Fincher’s […]

3MT : UQ Final for 2016

September 23, 2016
Filed under: Events,News — Tags: — Stav Manafis @ 5:44 pm

We would like to congratulate UQ’s Ghanendra Gartaula for his performance at the at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) University of Queensland competition on Wednesday 14th September. He was the ‘All-Institute winner’ and competed for the UQ finals. Ghanendra  gave an exceptional presentation entitled “Is Wheat Porridge Possible?” and competed against 7 other finalists  from […]

Public Lecture about ‘Sugar & Splice’

September 21, 2016
Filed under: Events — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 12:35 pm

Research Tuesdays:  Professor Vincent Bulone REGISTER HERE Date:             Tue 11th Oct 2016 Time:             5.30-6.30pm Location:      The Braggs Lecture Theatre,  North Terrace, the University of Adelaide Join Professor Vincent Bulone when he talks about all things carbohydrates, or sugars at Research Tuesdays (A public lecture series designed to share research with the University […]

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