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Overview

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  • A member of the Florey Institute for Neurosciences and Mental Health. Located in The Bio21 Institute (30 Flemington Rd, Parkville)
    Interests: 
    - Exosome Biology
    - Role of Exosomes in Cancer and Neurodegenerative diseases
    - Exosomes in Cell-to-Cell Communication and Biomarker Potential   

Affiliation

Member of

  • International Society for Neurochemistry. Ordinary Member 2015 -
  • International Society for Extracellular Vesicles. Ordinary Member 2014 -
  • Australian Society for Immunology. Ordinary Member 2012 -
  • Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Ordinary Member 2004 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • 2015 Wettenhall Establishment Award $60,000
    2015 Cancer Research Trusts. Vella L.J lead investigator $28,000
    2014 The Dorothy Hill Memorial Trust Fund Grant (Equity Trustees). Vella L.J lead investigator $10,000
    2009-2010 Viertel Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship in Dementia. Alzheimer’s Australia Research Ltd. Vella L.J lead investigator $180,000
       

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2008
  • BASci, La Trobe University 2001

Awards and honors

  • Travel Award, International Society for Neurochemistry, 2015
  • Travel Award, CASS Foundation, 2014
  • Travel Award, Harold Mitchel Foundation, 2013
  • Fellowship, ASBMB, 2009
  • Dean's Award for Best PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2009
  • Oral Presentation Prize, Melbourne Protein Group, 2007
  • Travelling Scholarship, Bio21 Institute, 2006
  • Travelling Abroad Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2006
  • Poster Prize, Melbourne Protein Group, 2005
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; best student presentation, The University of Melbourne, 2005

Supervision

Available for supervision

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