The official magazine of the ASBMB, the Australian Biochemist keeps members up-to-date with relevant scientific and personal news in Australia and abroad. It provides information to members on upcoming events and conferences, Society awards and medals, competitions, the Great Expectations series, Special Technical Features, state activities, Special Interest Group reports and much more.
Each issue, a Guest Editor also presents a series of short review articles focused on a particular topic of research. This Showcase on Research highlights the excellent work performed in biochemistry and molecular biology laboratories within Australia.
The magazine is published in April, August and December each year and is available as a high resolution PDF on this webpage. Publication Schedule for Australian Biochemist.
Please note that the Australian Biochemist is not a peer-reviewed publication.
PDFs of the Australian Biochemist are available to view online.
The April issue is now available to download as a PDF:
NOTE: individual PDFs of the articles in the Showcase on Research are also available here.
April 2017 Australian Biochemist Table of Contents
|3||Editorial – Chu Kong-Liew|
|4||Showcase on Research|
|Guest Editorial – Donna Geddes (University of Western Australia)|
|5||Article 1: Appetite Control Hormones in Human Milk – What is Their Role – Zoya Gridneva and Donna Geddes (University of Western Australia)|
|9||Article 2: Cells in Human Milk – What Do They Tell Us – Alecia-Jane Twigger and Peter Hartmann (University of Western Australia)|
|13||Article 3: Human Milk Bioactivity: Lessons from the Evolution of Lactation – Julie Sharp, Ashalyn Watt, Christophe Lefevre and Kevin Nicholas (Deakin University, Monash University, Walter and Eliza Hall Medical Research Institute, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and University of Melbourne)|
|19||Article 4: Pesticides in Human Milk: Should We Be Concerned? – Melvin Gay, Robert Trengove and Donna Geddes (University of Western Australia and Murdoch University)|
|24||2017 Medallist and Awardee Profiles|
|The Lemberg Medal – John Mattick|
|The Merck Research Medal – Lars Ittner|
|The Shimadzu Education Award – Heather Verkade|
|The Beckman Coulter Discovery Science Award – Mike Lawrence|
|The Eppendorf Edman Award – Natalie Spillman|
|The Boomerang Award – Yan Yan Yip|
|ASBMB Fellowship Profiles – Samuel Robinson (Fred Collins Award), Georgia Atkin-Smith, Stephanie Begg and Yilin Kang|
|Publishing Your First First-author Paper – Tatiana Soares da Costa|
|32||Australia Day Honours for ASBMB Members – David Vaux and Richard Harvey|
|Communicating the Message – Rebecca Lew (ProScribe)|
|36||Election of Council 2018 Notice|
|37||Sydney Protein Group SIG Profile – Liza Cubeddu|
|38||Metabolism and Molecular Medicine SIG Profile – Nigel Turner and Sean McGee|
|39||Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria Science Talent Search – Erinna Lee|
|40||So I Filed a Provisional Patent Application – What Next? – Sarah Hennebry (FPA Patent Attorneys)|
|43||2015 LabGear Australia Discovery Science Award Report – Paul Gleeson|
|44||FAOBMB Annual Conference Held in the Philippines – Paul Gleeson|
|46||Our Sustaining Members|
Golden Jubilee Issue
In honour of the 50th anniversary of the ASBMB, an historical Golden Jubilee issue of the Australian Biochemist was published in August 2005. This commemorative issue highlights the achievements of the Society over the past 50 years in the context of the rapid advances in biochemistry and molecular biology. To access this freely available Golden Jubilee issue, click here.