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Twenty years ago, Professor Elizabeth Vincan set out to understand how cancer cells ‘talk’ to each other and the cells around them. 

Her research group was among a number to realise that some cancer cells always ‘switched on’ specific genes that function in an ancient f...

One of the challenges in understanding human disease is the lack of models that accurately recapitulate key architecture and function of 3-dimensional organs in a tissue culture setting. Organoids are proving to be the technological advance that is filling this unmet n...

The Monash BDI Organoid Program is hosting a FREE one-day workshop focused on Emerging Technologies in Organoid Research to be held at the Monash University, Clayton Campus on Tuesday, 26th November (see flyer).

The content for this workshop has been developed based on...

These symposia are organised by Cell press (i.e. the Cell journals) by the editors of the Cell journals on topics that are transforming science and medicine. Professor Hans Clevers, Netherlands, who pioneered the adult stem cell derived organoid field, was a...

Prof Elizabeth Vincan, Laboratory Head, Doherty Institute, was an invited speaker at the 'Gordon Research Conference Wnt Signalling Networks in Development, Diseases and Regeneration'  in Vermont USA.

Professor Vincan is a pioneer in the Wnt signalling area of rese...

August 28, 2019

The 10th Annual Functional High Throughput Technologies Australia (FHTTA) Meeting will be held on October 30-31st 2019 at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the ANU in Canberra (https://fhtta.com/).

This meeting is organized by A. Prof. Kaylene Simpson (Peter...

August 19, 2019

This symposium will showcase recent developments in 3D tissue culture, stem cell technology, automation, micro and nano fabrication. This forum will also address key challenges for developing these technologies to replicate important aspects of disease progression and...

“Organoids Are Us 2019” was a one-day symposium held at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) featuring research involving organoids. Organoid technologies have been a game changing advance to science and medicine that are the direct result of the discovery of Lgr...

May 17, 2019

Date and Time

Tuesday 25 June 2019

8:30 am – 5:00 pm AEST

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Davis Auditorium

1G Royal Parade, Parkville

Victoria 3052, Australia


Organoids, lab-grown miniature models of organs, are transforming science and medicine...

August 15, 2018

Organoids Are Us was a one-day symposium to highlight the game-changing advances to science and medicine that are the direct result of more than 30 years of fundamental research into the Wnt signalling pathway.


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