2017 Research Equipment Grants Funded


Research Equipment Grants (REG)

Research Equipment Grants are directed to providing substantial funding for key research platforms, core equipment and capacities to enhance the cancer research effort in NSW. These grants will support capability development and greater levels of collaboration across the cancer research sector. Research Equipment Grants are open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres.


Administering Institution

Equipment Location

Applicant Name

Application Title

Amount  (Excluding GST)

Children's Medical Research Institute

Children's Medical Research Institute

Professor Phillip Robinson

High performance computing platform for cancer proteogenomic research


Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Associate Professor Mark Molloy

High content oncoproteomics for improved prognostication and treatment response


The University of Newcastle

Hunter Medical Research Institute

Professor Rodney Scott

Beyond the Next Generation of DNA Sequencing: Long Read Sequencing using Sequel


The University of New South Wales

Children’s Cancer Institute

Professor Michelle Haber

Robotic Acoustic Liquid Dispensing System for Drug Discovery and Personalised Medicine


The University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales

Professor Maria Kavallaris

Ultra-fast, high resolution, low-dose microcomputed tomography for cancer and vascular imaging in small animals


The University of New South Wales

Ingham Institute

The Hon Michael Barton

X-Ray Detectors for Tomorrow's Radiotherapy.


The University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales

Professor Peter Gunning

Rapid Lifetime and Superresolution Imaging for understanding the molecular choreography of cancer


The University of Sydney

Westmead Institute for Medical Research

Professor Graham Mann

BD FACSymphony A5 High Parameter Flow Cytometer for Westmead Research Hub at Westmead Precinct




The University of Sydney

Bosch Institute

Professor Des Richardson

UNcle All-in-One Biologics Stability Platform with Robotic High Throughput Screening System for the Open Access, Multi-Disciplinary Bosch Molecular Biology Facility


The University of Sydney

Kolling Institute

Associate Professor Roderick Clifton-Bligh

ZOOMing in on new cancer therapies: Real-time quantitative live cell imaging for cancer research and drug discovery.