School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences

DNA gene helix spiral molecule structure

UNSW research has uncovered a ‘jumping gene’ which is vital for quickly suppressing an immune response to infection after a virus clears the body.

3D illustration of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on the skin.

Researchers have uncovered an elaborate system for adaptation in Staphylococcus aureus, identifying and characterising mechanisms for multi-drug resistance and providing new lines for antibiotic defence.

Scientia Building at Kensington Campus

This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.