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Alex receiving his Excellence Award from Chancellor Elizabeth Alexander

Alex receiving his Excellence Award from Chancellor Elizabeth Alexander


  • Jesse Beasley has won the 2017 RN Robertson Travelling Fellowship from the Australian Society of Plant Scientists. The fellowship will allow Jesse to travel to Cornell University and learn new ways of determining iron bioavailability in food products.


  • The whole lab pitched in to help run The Empty Bowl at University of Melbourne’s 2016 Open Day on August 21, 2016. This interactive exhibit gave away rice pudding to teach people about hidden hunger.
Marianne receiving best poster prize

Marianne receiving best poster prize




  • Ronan Broad has won a 2016 Postgraduate Internship Award from the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility to work with Plant Accelerator staff on his project entitled “Phenomic Characterization of Vitamin C Enriched Rice”.