2015 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

2015/RIG101

Professor Murray Norris

Continuing infrastructure support for highly skilled professional staff to manage the ACRF Drug Discovery Centre for Childhood Cancer, a world-class drug discovery and high throughput chemical screening facility

The University of New South Wales

Kids Cancer Alliance

$300,000

2015/RIG105

Professor Glenn Marshall

Prospective biobanking of child cancer samples for precision medicine and research

The University of New South Wales

Kids Cancer Alliance

$300,000

2015/RIG106

Professor Rodney Scott

Advanced Technical Support for Oncology Single Cell Analysis Technologies

University of Newcastle

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance

$300,000

2015/RIG107

Professor John Forbes

The Hunter Cancer Biobank (HCB): Maximising community value through validation, annotation and distribution throughout NSW

University of Newcastle

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance

$300,000

2015/RIG110

Dr Steven                        Kao

Expanding the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) biobank to create a state-wide repository for research into thoracic cancers

Asbestos Diseases Research Institute

Sydney Catalyst

$300,000

2015/RIG114

Professor Anthony Gill

The further expansion, maintenance and deployment of a tissue bank of paraffin blocks containing cancers to mirror and expand frozen tissue tumour bank assets

The University of Sydney

Sydney Vital

$284,325

2015/RIG116

Professor Anna deFazio

Next-generation cancer biobanking: Adding value to the SW-TCRC Gynaecological Oncology Biobank at Westmead

The University of Sydney

Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$288,812

2015/RIG117

Professor Graham Mann

Continuing infrastructure support for a senior flow cytometry specialist to manage and operate the expanded Westmead Research Hub (WRH) flow cytometry core facility in the purpose built Hub Core Facility Platform

The University of Sydney

Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$300,000

2015/RIG118

Professor Christine Clarke

Collecting and managing data: a key component of support of translational research by the Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank

The University of Sydney

Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre

$300,000

2015/RIG121

Professor Des Raymond Richardson

Advanced Technical Support for the Open Access, Multi-Disciplinary Sydney Cancer Research Core Facility

The University of Sydney

Sydney Catalyst

$272,876

2015/RIG122

Professor Roger Reddel

CellBank Australia: improving the quality, reproducibility and credibility of cell culture-based preclinical cancer research

The University of Sydney

Kids Cancer Alliance

$300,000

2015/RIG123

Professor Wolfgang Weninger

Intravital Imaging Specialist to Support Cancer Research at Sydney Catalyst Microscopy Facilities

The University of Sydney

Sydney Catalyst

$291,431

2015/RIG124

Professor Susan Clark

Continuing Infrastructure Support for the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Facility (Garvan Molecular Genetics) for the  Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Sydney Catalyst

$300,000

$3,837,444