2012 Research Infrastructure Grants Funded

Research Infrastructure Grants (RIG)

The Research Infrastructure Grants Program is directed to providing substantial funding for key research platforms, core equipment and capacities to enhance the cancer research effort in NSW. These grants support capacity development and greater levels of collaboration across the cancer research sector.

 

Grant ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Translational Cancer Research Centre/Unit Funded
12/RIG/1– to 01 Prof Robert Baxter MALDI MS Imaging for Cancer Biomarker Discovery in the Northern Translational Cancer Research Unit University of Sydney Northern Translational Cancer Research Unit

$299,334

12/RIG/1– to 02 A/Prof Michael Buckley Implementation of Cancer Genomic testing for sporadic cancers South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Translational Cancer Research Network

$211,623

12/RIG/1– to 03 A/Prof Susan Clark Continuing Infrastructure Support for the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (SCRF) Facility for the Molecular Genetics of Cancer Garvan Institute of Medical Research Sydney Catalyst

$300,000

12/RIG/1– to 07 Prof Graham Mann Continuing Infrastructure Support for a flow cytometry specialist to manage and operate the expanded Westmead Research Hub Flow Cytometry Centre University of Sydney Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$300,000

12/RIG/1– to 10 Prof Murray Norris Uniquely skilled professional staff to operate & manage the ACRF Drug Discovery Centre for Childhood Cancer, a world-class drug discovery and high throughput chemical screening facility University of New South Wales Kids cancer Alliance

$300,000

12/RIG/1– to 11 Prof Des Richardson Advanced Technical Support for the Open Access, Multi-Disciplinary Sydney Cancer Research Core Facility. University of Sydney Sydney Catalyst

$236,153

12/RIG/1– to 16 Prof Christine Clarke Data collection and management for the Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank University of Sydney Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$300,000

12/RIG/1– to 17 A/Prof Anna de Fazio Enhancement of the Gynaecological Oncology Biobank at Westmead and creation of a Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre (SW-TCRC) Bio-specimens Hub University of Sydney Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$281,161

12/RIG/1– to 18 Prof John Forbes The Hunter Cancer Biobank (HCB): Maximising community value through validation, annotation and distribution throughout NSW University of Newcastle Hunter Translational Cancer Research Unit

$292,300

12/RIG/1– to 19 A/Prof Anthony Gill The creation of a readily accessible and clinically annotated tissue bank of paraffin c blocks containing tumour to mirror and expand frozen tissue collected by the Kolling Tumour Banks University of Sydney Northern Translational Cancer Research Unit

$276,971

12/RIG/1– to 23 Prof Glenn Marshall 'Crossing the Divide': an integrated public biobank for child cancer researchers University of New South Wales Kids cancer Alliance

$300,000

12/RIG/1– to 25 Prof Roger Reddel CellBank Australia: Rapid, easy access to novel and essential cancer cell lines and cell line authentication services to enable internationally competitive cancer research. Children's Medical Research Institute Kids cancer Alliance

$300,000

$3,397,542