We were featured in Monash Magazine.

Read the article here 







Massive congratulations to Michelle Henstridge

Michelle has been awarded a NHMRC Early Career Fellowship. She now gets to spend the next four years investigating the control of insulin secretion. Well done Michelle!

Fly bungers Champtions

Congratulations to all lab members who won the team award for the fastest fly bungers at the AusFly meeting in Warburton (September 2016).fly-bunging-win








PhD Submissions

Congratulations to Lauren Forbes-Beadle and Katherine Shaw for submitting their PhD theses. Further congratulations to Lauren for her first paper as first author, published in Genetics.

Butchers Burrow Escape

Congratulations to “team Bas” who managed to escape from the “Butchers Burrow” at our lab outing (May 2016).









Coral and teamMaking Heads and Tails of Embryo Development: media coverage for new research published in Nature Communications

Our recent publication is getting some great media coverage. Read the articles and listen to interviews by clicking on the links below:

Monash University press release.

Read The Age article here.

ABC Radio interview. (The interviews of Assoc Prof Warr, Dr Henstridge and Prof Whisstock comes in at 26 mins 13 secs and lasts for 3 minutes).


Congratulations to Lauren Forbes BeadleCombio

Lauren won the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) student cell biology poster prize at the 2015 Combio meeting.”




Congratulations Michelle and Yu Chi

For being awarded their PhD

Michelle H Graduation   Yu Chi graduation

Congratulations Travis Johnson

Travis received a prestigious Genetics Society of America DeLill NasserAward:GIA logo

These awards support early career researchers to attend conferences and are awarded based on excellence in genetics research. Travis will use this to attend and present at the 2015 Annual Drosophila Research Conference in Chicago.


Congratulations Travis Johnson

ARC LogoTravis was awarded an ARC DECRA Fellowship in November 2014.

The Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme is a separate element of the Discovery Program. The DECRA scheme will provide more focused support for researchers and create more opportunities for early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions.



Congratulations Lauren Forbes-Beadle and Katherine Shaw

Congratulations Lauren and Katherine for being given the opportunity to present talks at the 2015 Annual Drosophila Conference.


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