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15 September 2018

Melbourne researchers have shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria’s ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.

The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria – the most deadly form of the disease.

13 September 2018

Anti-microbial signaling pathways are normally triggered by innate immune receptors when detecting pathogenic microbes to provide protective immunity. Here we show that the inflammasome sensor Nlrp1 aggravates DSS-induced experimental mouse colitis by limiting beneficial, butyrate-producing Clostridiales in the gut. The colitis-protective effects of Nlrp1 deficiency are thus reversed by vancomycin treatment, but recapitulated with butyrate supplementation in wild-type mice.

29 August 2018

MPCCC is delighted to welcome Professor Mark Shackleton to the newly created joint role of Director of Oncology at Alfred Health and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Medicine, Monash University.  He commenced the position in August 2017. 

17 August 2018

veski delivered the second in a series of its veski sustainable agriculture Innovation Updates on Thursday, 9 August 2018 at the Investment Centre, Melbourne.  The event provided an opportunity for industry representatives, farmers and academics to hear the results being generated from the veski sustainable agriculture fellows and how they are transforming ideas into opportunities for their respective fields, which was followed by a Q & A session facilitated by Clinton Muller, Senior Consultant at RM Consulting Group.

10 August 2018

1 August 2018

A world leader in precision agriculture will speak at a special Birchip Cropping Group presentation at Horsham Golf Club this month.

Dr Terry Griffin from Kansas State University will lead evening activities at the event open to precision-agriculture enthusiasts.

BCG has organised the August 13 event as an opportunity for the region’s agricultural community to expand its understanding of the range of challenges and ideas in precision farming.

26 July 2018

Precision agriculture enthusiasts are invited to an evening event on Monday 13 August to connect with the local agricultural industry and hear from a world leader in the Precision Ag field.  
 
This evening is an opportunity to expand your understanding of the range of challenges and ideas in precision agriculture and meet with Dr Terry Griffin, Kansas State University.
 

20 July 2018

Join host Tony Kramer this week as he talks with Dr. Terry Griffin (aka @SpacePlowBoy), a Cropping Systems Economist at Kansas State University. Dr. Griffin fills us in on what Big Data and IOT are, and how those in the agriculture industry can leverage this information on the farm.
 

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