Nov 14, 2017
Einstein A Go Go - 12th November 2017
Dr Lyndon & Dr Shane
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First Guest: Anthony Rea Chief data Officer BOM. Data governance and policy, acquisition strategy (planning our observation networks), partners (including satellite operators) and data quality.
Second Guest: Professor Jenny Graves – Winner of the PM’s prize for Science 2017 La Trobe University. La Trobe University geneticist and Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been awarded Australia’s most coveted science prize - the $250,000 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. Professor Graves is the first La Trobe academic to win the award. She is also the first woman to be individually recognised by this prize. It places her in outstanding company; previous winners include Australian scientists who helped eradicate smallpox, developed the wireless Internet and developed the first cancer vaccine. Jenny’s research uses the genetic diversity of Australia’s unique mammals to make discoveries that have shed new light on the genetic function and evolution of mammals, including humans.
News Items: Human organoids – development and use in testing new drugs in animal models.
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