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ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development [ 2003 - 2010 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/CE0348239]

Researchers Prof RJ AitkenDr KL LovelandProf PA KoopmanA/Prof AH SinclairProf DM De KretserDr M O'BryanDr GR HimeProf DA JansDr SD RomanDr EA McLaughlinProf C GoodnowProf MK Holland

Brief description (ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development) The Centre will create a multidisciplinary research team focusing on the molecular mechanisms that drive the specification and differentiation of male germ cells. This research will improve our fundamental understanding of how complex regulatory networks control the expression of a complex phenotype, the spermatozoon. It will also create a platform of knowledge from which we can stimulate the growth of the Australian Biotechnology industry, the protection of the Australian Environment and the well-being of the Australian people. Key issues for this Centre include testicular cancer, male infertility, contraception, pest animal control, environmental impacts on human health and gene pharming.

Funding Amount $15,878,900

Funding Scheme ARC Centres of Excellences

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