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ADRI Scientist awarded PhD scholarship

Marissa Williams, a Research Assistant at ADRI, was recently awarded a full PhD scholarship from Sydney Catalyst to support her PhD studies at The University of Sydney. This highly competitive and sought after award will allow Marissa to embark on PhD studies, putting to use the experience she has gained after 3 years at ADRI. Her project will aim to better understand the mechanisms leading to microRNA downregulation in malignant mesothelioma, as well as investigating the involvement of microRNAs in the resistance of mesothelioma to chemotherapeutic drugs.