Tackling global challenges with biological innovation

Applied BioSciences is translating biological knowledge into impactful innovations through collaboration and strategic partnerships. From disease prevention to biosecurity, our research promotes a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable future.

We bring together the capabilities of diverse researchers, students, and institutions to deliver research training and scientific solutions through partnership.

Our focus is on finding solutions to significant national and global biological challenges in agriculture, the environment, and disease vectors affecting human, plant and animal health.

Our research draws on a diverse set of applied biological science disciplines, including:

  • entomology
  • microbiology
  • biotechnology
  • genetics
  • synthetic biology
  • chemical ecology
  • marine science
  • physiology

Dr Tiffany Kosch

12 Apr 2022 | Macquarie University

"Can Targeted Genetic Intervention Restore Frogs Threatened by Chytridiomycosis?"

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Allen Kerr Postgraduate Prize Winner

09 Dec 2021

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Urquhart for receiving the Allen Kerr Postgraduate Prize.

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New Senior Scientific Officer

24 Sep 2021

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021