Posts by Kashmi Ranasinghe
Meet our researcher: Prof. S.S. Vasan
Professor S.S Vasan is leading our SARS-CoV-2 virus work and the pre-clinical trials testing two COVID-19 vaccine candidates.
Two vaccine candidates tested at ACDP
We’re testing two COVID-19 vaccine candidates for their efficacy at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP).
Tracking buffaloes and cattle by satellite
We're partnering with Traditional Owners in Northern Australia to new ways to protect their land and culture using satellites, while creating economic opportunities.
Meet our COVID-19 researcher: Dr Denis Bauer
We were lucky enough to catch up with Dr Denis Bauer. Her work uses AI and machine learning to better understand the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We chatted to her.
Prescribing antibiotic science facts
Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise. So we've got your scientific dose of the facts on germs and antibiotics.
Meet our COVID-19 researcher: Tram Phan
Tram Phan is making the vaccine proteins that will be used in The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate. She gives us the low down.
Busting COVID-19 myths
Fake news travels as fast as… well... a virus. We’re debunking some of the most viral myths that are spreading during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Top dog: Animal champions of social distancing
We’re starting to feel the effects of social distancing. So we're getting some inspiration from our animal friends.
Spotify playlist: Music you can space out to
Join us in listening to our new Spotify playlist, “Music you can space out to.” The best choice if your head's in the exosphere and you feel atmospheric.
Going viral: how a virus mutates between animals
Scientists are still trying to figure out the source of COVID-19. But if it did come from a bat, it may have gone through another animal and then to humans. We explain this process.
Pre-clinical COVID-19 vaccine trials begin at CSIRO
We have started pre-clinical trials for two vaccine candidates at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP) in Geelong. It’s all part of our work on COVID-19.