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L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships – December 2008 Bulletin

5 December 2008

In this bulletin

- The 2009 international FWIS laureates announced
- Update on Australian Fellows – Gouldian finches, black holes and more
- French Fellow studying at QIMR
- Plans for the Australian Fellowships in 2009

International Laureates
The winners of the 2009 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards were announced last week.
The five Laureates are:

Africa & the Arab States: Prof. Tebello Nyokong, Professor in [...]

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Left-handed plants; nano-safety; fighting viruses

26 August 2008

The 2008 L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellows are: * Amanda Barnard, The University of Melbourne * Angela Moles, The University of New South Wales * Erika Cretney, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne * Natalie Borg, Monash University, Melbourne.

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Unravelling the immune system

26 August 2008

Erika Cretney is fascinated by the human immune system. “As we find out more about how it works, it seems to grow in complexity,” she says. “I’m not sure that we’ll ever know everything about it.” Her interest lies in ferreting out the function of genes, proteins and cell types in the immune system, and [...]

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