Entries by Jennifer Huynh

Congrats Erica on the award of the National Science Week grant ‘My Goodness: Interactive multisensory science books’

Get a taste for science in National Science Week! Our $500 000 grant round for 2021 has just been announced with great projects from around the country preparing to celebrate science. Many of the projects took inspiration from the National Science Week school theme of Food – Different by Design, including Food – Now and into the Future which is all […]

Discovery of a third T cell lineage

The immune systems of all vertebrates contain specialized cells, called T cells, that play a fundamental role in protecting against fungal, bacterial, parasitic and viral infections. T cells use ‘molecular sensors’ called T cell receptors (TCRs) on their surface that can detect and eliminate the invading pathogens. For most of the past four decades, it […]

Congratulations Julian on the VCA Mid-Career Research Fellowship

More Research To Improve Survival Rates For Cancer The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s best and brightest researchers discover new breakthroughs in cancer prevention, treatment and care. Minister for Health Martin Foley today announced the 21 recipients from the Victorian Cancer Agency’s latest grants round, who will share in more than $10 million in […]

Erica’s interview with Center for Data Innovation on how she uses AI in the Sensory Science artworks

Written by Hodan Omaar (Centre for Data Innovation) ‘5Q’s for Erica Tandori, an Artist, Researcher, and Academic at Monash University‘ The Center for Data innovation spoke with Erica Tandori, an artist in residence at Monash University in Australia, who has low vision and is using AI to create multi-sensory art experiences that showcase the wonders […]

Our artist in residence, Erica featured in Monash Life

Placing microscopic life into people’s hands. Dr Erica Tandori, a legally blind artist, is working with biomedical researchers to scale up microscopic life and place it, literally, into people’s hands. Dr Erica Tandori may be legally blind, but as an artist she’s honed her skills to help people experience and touch the invisible world of […]