World top 10 for Queensland scientist

World top 10 for Queensland scientist

17 December 2004 Research by a UQ scientist has been recognised as one of the top ten discoveries of 2004 by the world-leading journal Science. Institute for Molecular Bioscience's Professor John Mattick's work investi...

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Snakes and ladders - Taipan venom in the fight against heart failure

Snakes and ladders - Taipan venom in the fight against heart failure

29 November 2004 A venom compound from the world's deadliest snake, the Taipan, is being developed by Brisbane biotechnology company ElaCor, as a new drug t...

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UQ researchers win Smart State Fellowships

UQ researchers win Smart State Fellowships

26 November 2004 Groundbreaking University of Queensland research into obesity reduction, computer chip manufacture and the control of crop damaging pests will be significantly advanced through Smart State Fellowships awarded today.

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IMB collaborates with world-renowned genetic expert

IMB collaborates with world-renowned genetic expert

8 November 2004 Researchers from The University of Queensland's IMB will collaborate with Dr Craig Venter, the US scientist who helped crack the human genetic code, during his six-month visit to Queensland as part of his quest to defi...

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Public Forum Biotechnology 2020

Public Forum Biotechnology 2020

5 November 2004 Biotechnology Australia and The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience will host a free public forum discussing the future impact of...

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Nephrogenix awarded Biotechnology Innovation Fund grant

Nephrogenix awarded Biotechnology Innovation Fund grant

4 November 2004 IMB start-up company Nephrogenix today received a $250,000 grant from the Federal Government's Biotechnology Innovation Fund to further its ground-breaking work on renal disease and kidney regeneration. ...

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ANZAC spirit to flourish with biotech agreement

ANZAC spirit to flourish with biotech agreement

28 September 2004 The ANZAC spirit of the Australian and New Zealand biotech industries has been boosted with the arrival of one of New Zealand's premier agricultural scientists at IMBcom, The University of Queensland`s commercialisat...

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Dr Norelle Daly

HIV drug research boosted by UQ Foundation

23 September 2004 A promising lead in developing anti viral drugs with the potential to fight human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV) has been boosted by a University of Queensland Foundation Research Excelle...

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Patching up skin burns and skin cancer

Patching up skin burns and skin cancer

21 September 2004 Burns patients could potentially benefit from the latest world-first discovery from the labs of the University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB). By discovering the link between ...

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Nephrogenix and National Stem Cell Centre Join Forces

Nephrogenix and National Stem Cell Centre Join Forces

2 August 2004 In a bid to offer relief to patients affected by kidney, blood and heart disease, emerging biotechnology company Nephrogenix has signed a collaborative research ag...

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Program Grant Success

Program Grant Success

5 July 2004 IMB scientists researching safer and more effective drugs to treat pain and understanding sexual development disorders will share $11.4 million over five years as part of the latest round of National Health and Medical Res...

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Molecular bioscience reveals its artistic appeal

Molecular bioscience reveals its artistic appeal

'Sweetbox', a delicious image illustrating the pollen from a pigeon pea flower, is just one of the spectacular images born from the research labs of The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB). I...

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Eye colour, pigmentation genes and ancestry

Eye colour, pigmentation genes and ancestry

28 June 2004 New research from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) demonstrates that one of the classic examples of genetic inheritance taught in schools is wrong. No longer is it true to say...

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Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility

Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility

11 May 2004 This week, Australian scientists will gather at The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) to discuss the causes of an alarming decline in male fertility in Australia and world...

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IMB scientists discover what could be the instruction manual of life

IMB scientists discover what could be the instruction manual of life

7 May 2004 In a world first, scientists from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have uncovered a new class of genetic elements with the potential to radically alter our notions of ...

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Cancer research boosted in Queensland

Cancer research boosted in Queensland

30 March 2004 The University of Queensland's IMB Institute for Molecular Bioscience is one of just three recipients of the largest research grant ever given by the Australian Cancer Re...

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