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Director at SASMA Conference

28 May 2017: CNBP Director Prof. Mark Hutchinson will be presenting the Henry Kneebone Keynote Presentation at this years South Australian Sports Medicine Association conference. The event will take place at the Adelaide Oval, Sunday 28 May 2017 with Prof. Hutchinson’s talk titled, “The toll of knowing you are sick: Implications for pain and how we […]

International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons

28 May-1 June 2017: CNBP Research Fellows at Macquarie University, Dr Lindsay Parker (pictured) and Dr Nicole Cordina will attend the 11th International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2017 to be held in Cairns, Australia May 28 – June 1. The conference spans wide research topics from fundamental physical and chemical concepts to […]

Dr Peipei Jia to give invited talk in Singapore

31 Jul-4 Aug 2017: CNBP Research Fellow, Dr Peipei Jia will visit Singapore and give an invited talk at a special workshop session (Lab-in-a-Fibre Technologies) at CLEO-PR, OECC and PGC 2017 which will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 31 July-4 August 2017. The conference combines the following three major international conferences, […]
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Enhanced microscopy

5 April 2017: Dr Antony Orth, CNBP Research Fellow has attended the ‘OSA Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics’ in San Diego, 2-5 April 2017. During the event he undertook two presentations: ‘Towards Dictionary-Enhanced Microscopy’ and ‘Bleaching-Assisted Multichannel Microscopy’. Congress details are available online.

New sensing methods for embryos

2 April 2017: A/Prof Jeremy Thompson, CNBP Chief Investigator, has given an invited talk at  the 7th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2017) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the 2nd April 2017. The Congress is the largest clinical reproductive medicine meeting in the Asia-Pacific region with A/Prof Thompson’s talk titled, “New sensing methods […]

CNBP engages with Shanxi Province

26 March 2017: CNBP Director Prof Mark Hutchinson has showcased CNBP science to the Vice Governor of Shanxi Province together with his Heads of Departments (Agriculture, Science and Technology and Foreign Affairs) who were visiting the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Government on March 26th, 2017. The visit, a result of the University of […]

Centre CI at Gordon Glycobiology conference

25 March 2017: CNBP Chief Investigator Professor Nicki Packer was an invited chair of a session and leader of the Power Hour (gender equality workshop)  at the Gordon Glycobiology conference at Ventura, California 19-24 March, 2017. As session Chair, Prof Packer led discussion on advances in omics, integrated omics, bioinformatics for glycobiology and the impact […]

Automation in the IVF laboratory

23 February 2017: CNBP Chief Investigator A/Prof Jeremy Thompson has delivered a talk to the “Best of ASRM-ESHRE” forum, in Paris, February 23, 2017. The forum, a joint initiative of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) brings together 1200 delegates focused in the science of reproductive medicine, with […]

OCT probe talks

12 February 2017: Dr Jiawen Li, CNBP researcher, has given a number of invited talks, on her ongoing work with optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fiber-optic needle probes. Her talks were focused on addressing the penetration-depth limitation of optical imaging through the development of miniaturised fibre-optic probes that may be inserted deep into the body. Representative technologies […]

New ‘smart needle’ to make brain surgery safer

20 January 2017: A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has been developed by researchers at the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics located at the University of Adelaide. Led by CNBP Investigator Professor Robert McLaughlin (pictured), the tiny imaging probe, encased within a brain biopsy needle, lets surgeons ‘see’ at-risk blood vessels as they insert […]

Science ‘Experience Day’ at RMIT

18 January 2017: Researchers at CNBP’s RMIT University node were busy doing light-based demonstrations on Wednesday Jan 18th, as part of the ‘RMIT University Experience Day’ program, whereby students from years 10, 11 and 12 get to engage in hands-on workshops and explore life on campus while experiencing the differing aspects of University discipline areas. […]

Director speaks at Novartis

16 December 2016: The Director, CNBP, Prof Mark Hutchinson has given an invited talk at Novartis’ first “Think Without the Box” program in Sydney. Consisting of a two hour meeting, Prof Hutchinson’s 45 minute presentation (“How do you know you are sick? How novel light based fibre sensing can help”), was followed by an hour […]

CNBP takes centre stage at Biofocus Conference

15 December 2016: CNBP researchers were at the forefront of this year’s Biofocus Conference held at Macquarie University, 15 December 2016. Early career Centre researchers Annemarie Nadort, Lindsay Parker and Nima Sayyadi sat on the conference organising committee, Centre Deputy Director Ewa Goldys (pictured) opened proceedings while CNBP Chief Investigator Prof Andrew Abell (from the […]

Director attends Melbourne Photonics Symposium

9 December 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson (Director, CNBP) has given an invited talk at the Melbourne Photonics Symposium held at the Singapore Theatre, Melbourne Design School, Melbourne, December 9th, 2016. The title of his talk was “Using light to measure: lessons and examples from food innovation to advanced systems biology”. The Symposium focused on the […]

CNBP-ANSTO workshop

8 December 2016: CNBP’s Macquarie University node hosted researchers from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) at a highly successful full day workshop held on the 8th December, 2016. The workshop was an opportunity to showcase current imaging and sensing research from both organisations, to stimulate discussion and to see where collaboration opportunities […]

Director attends ANS 2016 in Hobart

7 December 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson (Director, CNBP) attended the Australasian Neuroscience Society (ANS 2016) Conference in Hobart on 6 and 7 December 2016 where he presented a talk entitled “The ‘Toll’ of Knowing You are Sick: Microglial Innate Immune Signalling as a Key Contributor to Sex Differences in Pain and Analgesia”. The Director also […]

Spacial peptide imaging presented at ANS conference

7 December 2016: CNBP PhD student Vicky Staikopoulos has presented a poster on preliminary work created from a collaboration between Hutchinson, Packer and Hoffmann labs at the Australasian Neuroscience Society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting hosted in Hobart 4-7th December 2016. This work showcased CNBP and partner proteomic capabilities to measure with spacial topography, changes in […]

Director speaks at joint meeting

5 December 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson (Director, CNBP) was invited to speak at the joint Australian Physiological Society (AuPS) and Australian Society for Biophysics (ASB) meeting held in Adelaide on 5 December 2016. He participated in the symposium “Thinking Small: Seeing Biological Processes with Nanotechnology and Photonics”. His talk was titled, “Using Light to Measure […]

Researcher presents at RACI SA symposium

2 December 2016: CNBP Research Fellow Dr Jingxian Yu presented a talk at the RACI SA Physical Chemistry Symposium, held at the University of South Australia on December 2, 2016. His talk was entitled “Peptides as electronic materials: Insights from experiment and theory”.

Centre researchers at Biosensor Symposium

30 November 2016: CNBP Research Fellows, Associate Professor Guozhen Liu (pictured), Dr Lindsay Parker and Dr Sabrina Heng have undertaken talks at the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Melbourne as part of a Biosensor Symposium, Wednesday 30th November, 2016. Talks were as follows: Guozhen Liu – Biophotonic Tools for Cytokine Sensing: From an on-cell […]

Deputy Director presents at Wagga Wagga

29 November 2016: CNBP Deputy Director Prof Ewa Goldys has given a talk at the School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga on her research success “A Eureka Moment for Cell Colour Technology.” The talk results from Prof Goldys being awarded the recent Australian Museum Eureka Prize for ‘Innovative Use of Technology’. Prof […]

NeuRA Invited Seminar Series

25 November 2016: Professor Ewa Goldys, Deputy Director of the CNBP, has given an invited talk at the Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) Invited Lecture series, 25th November 2016, Sydney. The talk was titled “A Eureka moment for cell colour technology” and explored the research behind Prof Goldys and her success in being awarded the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka […]

CNBP talk at International Conference on Biochemistry

16 November 2016: Dr John Horsley, CNBP researcher from the University of Adelaide, presented his recent work at the International Conference on Biochemistry held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 16th, 2016. His poster presentation and talk was entitled ‘Controlling the Conformation of a Modified Gramicidin S Cyclic Peptidomimetic with an Azobenzene Photoswitch’.

Director speaks at Barbara Ell Seminar

4 November 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson (Director, CNBP) accepted an invitation to be the special guest speaker at a Barbara Ell seminar held at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney on the 4th November 2016. These monthly seminars feature leading Australian and NZ researchers or young people who have recently done interesting work. […]

CNBP outreach strategy presented

4 November 2016: Tony Crawshaw, CNBP Communications and Outreach Coordinator, has undertaken a talk and sat on a panel discussion at the 2016 Regional Day Out event, hosted by Learning Environments Australasia’s South Australia chapter in Adelaide. The Regional Day Out meeting (with approximately 250 attendees) focused on the education debate regarding STEM in Australia ( […]

Director participates at AmCham event on nanotechnology

3 November 2016: CNBP Director, Professor Mark Hutchinson, has presented a talk at the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Event on Nanotechnology held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Adelaide on the 3rd November 2016. Attendees at the event, primarily a business audience, heard from three speakers about the latest in nano technology trends, the potential […]

Director speaks at Agriculture Research Day

2 November 2016: The Director, CNBP (Professor Mark Hutchinson) has given an invited talk at the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food & Wine’s Research Day held at the Pavilion Function Centre, Adelaide, on 2 November 2016. Profesor Hutchinson’s talk was titled, “Using light to measure – creating windows into the body and potential […]

CNBP annual retreat shines

23 October 2016: CNBP aligned researchers came together at the McCracken Country Club, Victor Harbour, South Australia from the 19th-22nd October, for the annual CNBP Retreat. The Retreat brings the CNBP community together, to discuss and explore the science underpinning the success of the Centre, as well as to provide opportunities for networking and engagement, […]

SPIE BioPhotonics Australasia lights up Adelaide

20 October 2016: The inaugural SPIE BioPhotonics Australasia conference took place in Adelaide, Australia, from the 16th-19th October 2016. Close to 200 world leading researchers, clinicians, policy-makers, suppliers and other industry professionals were in attendance at the event which was jointly hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics and SPIE (The International […]

Conference outreach inspires

19 October 2016: As a part of the SPIE Biophotonics Australasia conference, the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics organised a half day outreach session for approximately 100 South Australian students on the 19 October, 2016. The session, focused on inspiring the next generation of scientists, saw Yr 10 and 11 students  from Concordia College, Seaview High School and Seymour College […]

Director attends Government event in Tokyo

11 October 2016: The Director, CNBP (Professor Mark Hutchinson) attended the Australian Research Council CoEx(po) at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, on 11 October 2016, as an invited speaker. Leaders from three of Australia’s leading research Centres spoke about their work in developing the next generation of health and medical devices and the opportunities […]

Goldys gives public talk on cell colour

4 October 2016: CNBP Deputy Director Prof Ewa Goldys gave a colourful and illuminating public talk at Macquarie University today, discussing a pioneering hyperspectral imaging technique that is helping researchers better understand the composition of cells, right down at a molecular level. The talk, entitled, ‘A Eureka Moment for Cell Colour Technology’, explored the use of […]

Director attends IASP 16th World Congress on Pain

30 September 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson, CNBP Director has attended the IASP 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, 26-30th September 2016. The event is the world’s premier conference devoted to pain research and treatment, with Prof Hutchinson also speaking at a session during the conference with a talk titled, ‘The role of toll-like receptors […]

CNBP at SA Cattle Producers Forum

16 September 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson, CNBP Director has spoken at the inaugural South Australian Cattle Producers Forum on Friday, 16 September 2016, at The Carlton Club in Hahndorf. The forum was coordinated by Livestock SA, with support from the Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) and sponsorship from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). Prof Hutchinson’s […]

Researchers light-up festival

10 September 2016: Researchers from the RMIT University node of the Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) were out in force to support this year’s AstroLight Festival at Scienceworks, Melbourne, undertaking a wide variety of talks, displays, hands-on activities and demonstrations that entertained and educating over 2000 excited members of the public. From talks encompassing laser […]

New CNBP laboratory opened at Macquarie University

6 September 2016: CNBP’s new ‘Biomolecular Discovery Laboratory’, along with two other new laboratories at Macquarie University (a redeveloped Synthetic Biology Lab and new research facilities for Organometallics), were officially opened today by Professor Mary O’Kane, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer. The opening event, hosted by Macquarie University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Sakkie Pretorius saw a number […]

Cell colour technology wins Eureka prize

31 August 2016: Ewa Goldys, Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) and Professor at Macquarie University, together with Dr Martin Gosnell, CNBP research affiliate and Managing Director at Quantitative Pty Ltd have won the ANSTO ‘Innovative Use of Technology’ award at the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. They were […]

Education session at Olympus Australia

26 August 2016: Olympus LIVE hosted a workshop today, involving a group of Quantum Physics researchers and  students from RMIT University and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP). It was the first microscopy workshop of its kind involving Olympus, the University and Centre, giving students valuable exposure and hands-on experience with resident […]

Official IPHT partner launch

25 August 2016: CNBP and the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) in Jena officially acknowledged their long term research and collaboration activity with a formal partnership launch today, taking place at IPHT HQ in Germany. CNBP Deputy Director Prof Ewa Goldys, CNBP Macquarie University Node Leader Prof Jim Piper and CNBP RMIT University Node […]

Founders Lecture awarded to Thompson

21 August 2016: Congratulations to A/Prof. Jeremy Thompson (CNBP Chief Investigator at the University of Adelaide) who has given the Founders Lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB), at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, 21st August 2016. The Founder’s Lecturer is the SRB’s […]

Open Day at Macquarie University

20 August 2016: CNBP researchers at Macquarie University celebrated the formal end of National Science Week by participating in Macquarie University’s Open Day, Sunday August 20th. With a table and demos set-up to entice intending students and members of the public, CNBP researchers discussed their science and talked about the opportunities that a science education […]

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by CI Greentree

19 August 2016: CNBP Chief Investigator Andrew Greentree presented to a full-house at RMIT University during his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on Friday evening, August 19th, 2016. Over 150 colleagues, friends, family and members of the public were in attendance to hear about Andy’s innovative research, and to better understand the exciting potential of quantum technology and […]

Successful CNBP workshop at RMIT node

19 August 2016: CNBP’s RMIT University node hosted CNBP researchers from Macquarie University and the University of Adelaide today, at a successful and well attended workshop event held in Melbourne. A number of CNBP related projects currently taking place at RMIT were explored during the day long session, including presentations and discussion on the following […]

Adelaide Compass outreach collaboration

16 August 2016: CNBP researchers and Adelaide Compass at the University of Adelaide teamed up today to host an extremely successful outreach session as a part of National Science Week, 2016. The ‘Hit The Lights’ outreach program saw Year 5 students from Burton Primary School visit the CNBP HQ and participate in interactive workshops, demonstrations […]

Open Day at RMIT University

14 August 2016: CNBP’s RMIT University node had a highly successful Open Day experience, with more than 500 people passing through CNBP laboratories and work areas, with CNBP researchers on hand to discuss their science and explain more fully just what nano-scale biophotonics encompasses! Activities included Associate Professor Brant Gibson introducing CNBP to groups of […]

Open Day at the University of Adelaide

14 August 2016: In a great start to National Science Week, CNBP researchers at the University of Adelaide participated in the annual University Open Day, engaging with prospective students and the general public with a host of interactive demonstrations, talks and laboratory tours. According to CNBP General Manager Mel Trebilcock, “Our X-factor this year by far, […]

Director talks at UniSA’s Future Industries Institute Seminar Series

25 July 2016: Professor Mark Hutchinson, CNBP Director, attended UniSA’s Future Industries Institute (FII) Annual Seminar Series and spoke about “Using Light to Measure: Lessons and Examples from Food Innovation to Advanced Systems Biology”. FII Seminars are aimed at disseminating key discoveries and fundamental advances across all disciplines of the sciences. They are also designed […]

Dr Hannah Brown receives award at SSR2016

20 July 2016: Congratulations to CNBP researcher Dr Hannah Brown who has been awarded the Australia/New Zealand best regional abstract award at the Society for the Study of Reproduction conference in San Diego, July 2016. The annual conference is the premier research meeting in Reproductive Biology with well over a thousand delegates in attendance. Her abstract, […]

Best poster award at CIOP 2016

19 July 2016: Dr. Jiawen Li presented her team’s work at the 8th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2016) in Shanghai, July 17-29 and was awarded best poster award. This award was based on research work by CNBP researchers Jiawen Li, Bryden Quirk, Rodney Kirk, Robert McLaughlin, et al. with the poster […]

A/Prof Jeremy Thompson gives plenary

27 June 2016: A/Prof Jeremy Thompson, CNBP Chief Investigator, gave a plenary lecture at the International Congress Animal Reproduction meeting, in Tours, France on June 27 2016. The congress is held every 4 years and over 1000 delegates attended. His talk was entitled “Bidirectional communication between cumulus cells and the oocyte: Old hands and new […]

Poster presentation at Nanomedicine Conference

27 June 2016: CNBP Research Fellow, Nicole Cordina, has presented a poster at the International Nanomedicine Conference in Coogee (June 27-29). Her poster presentation “Engineering of Fluorescent Nanodiamonds towards Probing Cytokines in Live Microglial Cells” summarises her recent work with CNBP researcher Guozhen Liu, where 100 nm nanodiamonds were successfully targeted to interleukin-6 on live […]

Physics in the pub!

20 June 2016: Attendees at Sydney’s ‘Physics in the pub’ event were treated to a magical light-inspired show by CNBP researchers Martin Ploschner, Denitza Denkova and Varun Sreenivasan. Together they wowed the audience at the Three Wise Monkeys Hotel, using little more than UV light, fluorescent paint and other handy fluorescing materials. Their act, one of a number […]

MQ Uni node hosts CNBP ECRs

17 June 2016: A CNBP workshop tailored for early career researchers (ECRs) was held at Macquarie University, June 17th, 2016. A full-house saw a number of topics discussed, including: -how to write a successful grant and how to respond to grant feedback (from CNBP ECRs with current successful ARC Fellowships). -an update of key points […]
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