Monthly Archives: August 2014

Australian Research Council goes Bio-Nano with $26M/7 yrs

MEDIA RELEASE:  Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Professor Aidan Byrne, has today officially opened the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology at Monash University in Melbourne.

Professor Byrne opened the Centre on behalf of the Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, and said it would be the focus of bio-nano research activity in Australia.

“Nanomedicines are on the cusp of revolutionising diagnosis and therapy in many diseases; the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology comprises a multi-disciplinary team focused on understanding and controlling the interface of materials with biological systems.

“The expected outcomes through research at this Centre are better diagnostic and therapeutic tools that are designed via an enhanced understanding of the bio-nano interface. ¬†rest