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In a paper published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections, co-author Professor Ruiting Lan, of UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, stresses the need to maintain our own high vaccination coverage to prevent this new strain from gaining a foothold.

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Prof Peter White discusses leading a project which successfully cracked the genome of the cane toad - an advance he hopes will reveal the cane toad's ability to rapidly evolve, as well as help scientists hunt for viruses that attack only toads.

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From Monday 19 November, the School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences email (BABStudent@unsw.edu.au) will be closed. Undergraduate student enquiries are to be submitted via web form at the Student Portal. 

A group led by UNSW BABS' Peter White has unlocked the DNA of the cane toad. The world-first genome will help scientists understand how the toad spreads, how its toxin works, and provide new avenues to try to control its population. 

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UNSW BABS Professor Marc Wilkins is among a team whose unprecedented achievement provides new insights into koalas and their long-time survival.

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Welcome to our new students for 2018. Visit the UNSW O-Week website for all the information about events and activities to enjoy during this special week.

  • campus tours
  • timetable tours
  • undergraduate tour
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