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SAiGENCI Annual Public Lecture - Decoding Cancer: How epigenetics could solve the cancer riddle

Held on Tuesday 21 May in the Braggs Lecture Theatre, the SAiGENCI Annual Public Lecture was a great success with 230 attending the live event and 50 viewing online.

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Professor Jose Polo elected as 2024 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

Professor Jose Polo

SAiGENCI are thrilled to congratulate Professor Jose Polo on his election as a 2024 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

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“I’m still alive because of it”: Cancer survivor’s research request

Jacqui Faliszewski

An Adelaide mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 37 has urged people to dig deep to support cancer research, saying she wouldn’t be here today if not for science and her young daughter. 

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SAiGENCI researchers awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants

Congratulations to SAiGENCI researchers Professor Jose Polo and Dr Dharmesh Bhuva on their successful National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant applications.

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Ez Aldeen Esawi awarded the second David Beale Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research

Ez Aldeen Eswai

The South Australian immunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI) congratulates PhD student Mr Ez Aldeen Esawi on being awarded the second David Beale Supplementary Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research.

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SAiGENCI hosts Summer Student researchers

SAiGENCI Summer Research Scholarship Students 2023/24

Over the 2023-24 summer, the South Australian immunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI) welcomed five Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship recipients.  Each of the University of Adelaide undergraduate students spent six weeks working side-by-side with SAiGENCI researchers gaining valuable hands-on research experience and an insight into a career in science.

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Team SAiGENCI at Lorne Genome 2024

Isbel Sullivan Zhang @ Lorne Genome 2024

Visually celebrating our charismatic cohort of young leaders as they trailblaze through the breathtaking beach-side conference Lorne Genome 2024 – Australia’s premier genome conference!  Congratulations to Dr Luke Isbel for the prestigious Lorne Genome Mid-Career Award, and a round of applause for Dr Adrienne Sullivan and Dr Qi Zhang for their stellar representation of SAiGENCI while out and about!

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SAiGENCI Community Research Partners

SAiGENCI Community Research Partners

The inaugural meeting of SAiGENCI Community Research Partners was held on 14 December.

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Listen to Professor Jose Polo on The Stem Cell Podcast

Tune in to Professor Jose Polo, SAiGENCI's Program Lead for Cancer Epigenetics, on The Stem Cell Podcast.

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Prestigious Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award for Dr Katherine Morel

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