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Australian Cancer Research Foundation

.CANCERRESEARCH is a collaborative initiative facilitated by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. Its focus is to bring together news, information, and leading opinion on cancer treatment, prevention, diagnosis and cure. We want you to be a part of the .CANCERRESEARCH community...

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Dr Alan Yap

Dr Alan Yap
Dr Alan Yap
June 29, 2016

Dr Alan Yap is a Partnerships Officer at the University of Melbourne. He supports the management of the University’s strategic partnerships with industry, government and other public and private sector organisations to grow the impact of these collaborations.

Dr Yap completed a PhD in Medical Biology at the University of Melbourne/WEHI, where he genetically engineered a novel-preclinical model of malaria to study protein function and improve the design of next-generation malaria vaccines. After his PhD, Dr Yap worked as a science communicator and used his knowledge of science to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the public. His passion is to facilitate discussions and build partnerships to accelerate life sciences innovations.

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