Adelaide Proteomics Centre

  • Research Institute: Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Adelaide

  • Amount granted: $1.5 million

  • Year granted: 2002

The largest grant awarded by the ACRF to date to enable the establishment of the “Adelaide Proteomics Centre”. Focusing on unraveling the mysteries of proteins produced by the body, scientists involved in proteomics research look at the levels of all proteins produced in the body, including identifying different functions of these proteins. The lead investigator for the Adelaide Proteomics Centre, Associate Professor Shaun McColl says, “A greater understanding of the molecular interactions involved in the operation of living cells will help scientists in their quest to cure or prevent cancer and many other diseases”.

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