Geoff Faulkner wins CSL Centenary Fellowship

Geoff Faulkner was 1 of 2 inaugural Fellows in a $25 million program established by CSL in its Centenary year to support Australia’s best and brightest biomedical researchers – fostering excellence in medical research by supporting mid-career scientists to pursue world-class research at an Australian institution.   Geoff Faulkner is testing a bold idea – he …

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Geoff Faulkner wins Stephens Gani Medal (2016)

Professor Geoffrey Faulkner has been awarded the 2016 Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for his work, which could underpin future treatments for devastating brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia.   The neurogenomics researcher said he was honoured to receive the award and hoped his work would improve understanding of how the brain functions. “Our …

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Patricia Gerdes wins Student Poster Prize at Lorne Genome Conference (2016)

Patricia Gerdes (Research Assistant and future PhD student in the Faulkner Lab) presents a poster to the Nobel laureate Thomas Cech and wins the Student Poster Prize at the 2016 Lorne Genome Conference. Patricias’s poster was titled “Demethylation of L1 retrotransposons in glioblastoma multiforme”.