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New Head of MAPP appointed

Associate Professor Elly Djouma has been appointed Head of the Department of Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

Treating type 2 diabetes 

La Trobe researchers hope to transform the management of type 2 diabetes

Unearthing the secrets of our microbial world 

La Trobe researchers are exploring how life survives in extreme environments

Environmental restoration

New partnership will help students connect classroom theory with hands-on environmental restoration work

Inspired by microbiology

An elective Microbiology subject set Cassie Stanton on a different career path, and she has just graduated with her PhD in microbial genetics

Biological approach to wastewater treatment

La Trobe researchers explore ways to effectively manage bacteria in wastewater treatment plants

Early diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome

La Trobe researchers have made a promising discovery that may help better diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome, earlier

Meet our Department of Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology students

Students in the Department of Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology are preparing for a range of different careers in government departments and agencies, hospitals and community health centres, and pharmace

Constipation associated with events like stroke

Constipation - increased risk of hypertension, cardiovascular events

Top improver in QS World University Rankings

Top improver among Australia’s top 20 universities

La Trobe ecologist awarded National Agriculture Traceability Grant

Dr Jen Wood has been awarded $333,680 from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry as part of the National Agriculture Traceability Grants Program – Sustainability Reporting Uplift

La Trobe's highly employable graduates

La Trobe graduates are among the most employable in the country

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