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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AM PhD FTSE FRSN FRSC FRACI CChem FAIMBE FNAI FBSE FTERM
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)
Location: Level 4 East, Charles Perkins Centre D17
University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 93513464
Inaugural Winner of the MBSANZ Paper of the Year
Ziyu Wang in the Weiss Lab is the inaugural Early Career winner of the Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (MBSANZ) paper of the year.
Stanford Australia Association's Annual Dinner
Professor Tony Weiss is the invited keynote speaker at the Stanford Australia Association's Annual Dinner which is the their biggest event of the year.
Barbara Ell Seminar Speaker
Professor Tony Weiss is the Barbara Ell seminar speaker at the Victor Chang Institute.
3-Minute Thesis Competition
Miao Zhang in the Weiss Lab is a prizewinner in the Faculty of Science's 3-Minute thesis competition.
Faculty of Science Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis
Jazmin Ozsvar in the Weiss Lab is awarded the annual Faculty of Science Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis.
Best of 2021: Trends in Biotechnology
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
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
Australia’s most prestigious award in the field, the Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation, is given to Professor Tony Weiss.