ACRF Cancer Discovery Accelerator

  • Research Institute: Centre for Cancer Biology

  • Amount granted: $2 million

  • Year granted: 2015

The ACRF Cancer Discovery Accelerator facility in Adelaide will house cutting-edge technologies currently unavailable in Australia, and will greatly expand the research expertise and capabilities in South Australia and across the continent.

The new technologies include the latest genome sequencing equipment and a super high resolution microscope, enabling researchers to develop powerful new methods for measuring proteins in individual cancer cells. The availability of the technologies within a single integrated facility will enhance technology uptake and ensure optimal application of these methodologies for the ultimate benefit of the end users – cancer patients.

The ACRF Cancer Discovery Accelerator will be housed in UniSA’s new Health Innovation Building currently being constructed on North Terrace.

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