UNSW Sydney scientists are part of a collaboration to pioneer detailed research into genetic factors that contribute to good health or disease in the elderly.
A group of scientists from UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney, Deakin University, Portugal and Brazil have unlocked the DNA of the cane toad, a poisonous amphibian that is a threat to many native Australian species. The findings were published in academic journal GigaScience.
A team of Australian and international scientists – including Centre Director Professor Marc Wilkins – have made a significant breakthrough, successfully sequencing the full koala genome.