Weiss Lab

Location: Level 4 East, Charles Perkins Centre D17

University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia

Telephone: +61 2 93513464

Email:  tony.weiss@sydney.edu.au


Prof. Tony Weiss

Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize

March 2020

The Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize for Research in Anatomical Sciences has been awarded to Aleen Al Halawani who is doing her postgraduate research in our lab.

Four invited talks in December 2020

December 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is invited to give two keynote talks at the World Biomaterials Congress, a plenary presentation at the International Symposium of Materials in Regenerative Medicine, and panelist at the annual translational forum of the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Bioengineering.

European Horizon 2020 Grant

September 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is a co-awardee of a successful Horizon 2020 grant from the EU. The EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme, recipients is aimed at supporting activities and exchange at eight participating universities.

Commemorative Ceremony of the 20th Congress of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

June 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is invited to the Commemorative Ceremony of the 20th Congress of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine (JSRM) in March 2021 in Kobe, Japan.

National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Award

May 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is recognised as a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Leadership Fellow, by awarding him in the highest category of their innovative flagship NHMRC Investigator program. The NHMRC is Australia's peak medical granting body.

International Advisory Board

February 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is invited to join the International Advisory Board of the TERMIS-AP 2020 Conference.

Scientific Committee

​December 2019

Professor Tony Weiss is invited to join the Scientific Committee of the 11th European Elastin Conference..

Expert Panel: Singapore NRF Competitive Research Program
August 2019
Professor Tony Weiss is invited to join the Expert Panel on Life Sciences in Singapore, assisting in the assessing the National Research Foundation's Competitive Research Program.

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Our Research

The Weiss Lab's research focuses on the use of human tropoelastin in tissue assembly and wound repair. We are very interested in the blend of biochemistry and cell biology, as well as the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine opportunities provided by this amazing elastic protein.

Weiss Lab

Video: The Power of Elastin

McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry

National Health and Medical Research Council Leadership Fellow

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology​

​School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney
Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
​Sydney Nano Institute, University of Sydney
​Founder, Elastagen Pty Ltd (bought by Allergan/AbbVie)

President-Elect, TERMIS