Game changers – The Google of Genomes and Antibodies as Therapy

Published online 09 August 2017   Basic Local Alignment Search Tool published in the Journal of Molecular Biology in 1990. Inferring the function of a protein 40 years ago required finding a related protein with a known function. To determine the similarity between two proteins meant comparing their amino acid sequences using a time-consuming algorithm. … More Game changers – The Google of Genomes and Antibodies as Therapy

Elastagen: High-tech wound and tissue healing

17 May 2017   With initial proof-of-concept financing secured in 2005, Elastagen should be considered a teenager in start-up years. But biotechnology that relies on wet materials rather than software or devices has a much longer road to commercialization. The idea behind the company’s offering is even older. In 1995, a research team at the … More Elastagen: High-tech wound and tissue healing

Whole genome sequencing is medicine’s Snowy Scheme (The Australian)

John Mattick (1), Branwen Morgan (2) (1) Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney (2) Visiting Fellow, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney We are on the brink of a revolution in healthcare. Genomics soon will help us not just cure but also predict and even prevent diseases such as diabetes, dementia, cancer and … More Whole genome sequencing is medicine’s Snowy Scheme (The Australian)

Nature Research Group – Springer Nature

Branwen helped to develop material for an invite-only research translation and innovation meeting in Canberra (11 August 2016). This included advising on panel participants and topics, preparing all the written case studies for the programme, and moderating numerous sessions on the day. The event objectives were to highlight research success stories and explore and examine barriers to … More Nature Research Group – Springer Nature