EMBL Australia was created to maximise the benefits of Australia's associate membership of EMBL and does so via research projects, infrastructure and training programs across Australia, embedding powerful new enabling tools such as bioinformatics and systems biology in Australia life science.
We are well versed on the links between diet, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Yet the conversation around diabetic kidney disease, and the effect on heart disease and lifespan, remains largely unspoken.
Professor Peter Currie is a based at Monash University in Victoria, Australia, where he is the Victorian node head for the EMBL Australia Partner Laboratory. He leads research focused on the molecular mechanisms that act to pattern the vertebrate embryo and how different muscle cell types have evolved.