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

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.

Prof. Tony Weiss

Weiss Lab

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Spark Festival

October 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is an invited speaker at the Spark Festival, Australia's Festival of Innovation, comprising Australia's smartest innovators and entrepreneurs.

European Horizon 2020 Grant

September 2020

Professor Tony Weiss is a co-awardee of 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.

Medal from Australian Academy

June 2019

​​Professor Tony Weiss is awarded the prestigious Clunies Ross Award, which is the top recognition given by the Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering. The Clunies Ross Award recognises inspiring people who have shared their vision and knowledge to apply technology for the benefit of Australia.

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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 plc)

President-Elect, TERMIS