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

Video: The Power of Elastin

Our Research

3-Minute Thesis Competition 

July 2022

Miao Zhang is a prizewinner in the Faculty of Science's 3-Minute thesis competition.


Faculty of Science Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis

Feb 2022

Jazmin Ozsvar is awarded the annual Faculty of Science Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis.


Best of 2021: Trends in Biotechnology

Jan 2022
Our publication on fabricating organized elastin in vascular grafts is celebrated as among the best articles published in Trends in Biotechnology.


Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors

Dec 2021
Professor Tony Weiss is the first person from the University of Sydney, and the only Australian this year, to be elected as a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors. Among the new class of Fellows are 33 members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and 3 Nobel Laureates.


Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation

Nov 2021
Australia’s most prestigious award in the field, the Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation, is given to Professor Tony Weiss.


Global President of TERMIS

Nov 2021

Professor Tony Weiss is inducted as global President of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) at the World Congress in Maastricht in November 2021.


Weickhardt Medal

Sep 2021

The Royal Australian Chemical Institute awards the Weickhardt Medal to Professor Tony Weiss for distinguished contribution to the economic advancement of Australia.


Front Cover: Trends in Biotechnology

May 2021

Ziyu Wang, Sally Liu, Suzanne Mithieux and Tony Weiss are awarded recognition with the front cover and a featured article in the May issue of the Cell Press journal, Trends in Biotechnology.

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Weiss Lab

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.

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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 (sold to Allergan/AbbVie)

President, TERMIS