Professors Robert Parton (left) and John Hancock in the IMB's Cryo-electron microscope facility.

IMB health and medical researchers recognised in awards

12 December 2007 Two researchers from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience have been recognised in the inaugural National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards. Pro...

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Professor John Mattick

European honour for Queensland scientist

20 November 2007 A Queensland scientist has been elected as a member of one of the world's most respected scientific organizations, the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Professor John Mattick, from the I...

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Premier Anna Bligh and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor John Hay AC at the signing of the $50 million cheque

$50 million funding for IMB

16 November 2007 The University of Queensland has welcomed the signing of a $50 million funding agreement from the Queensland Government for the University's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (...

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A/Prof Ben Hankamer

IMB scientists developing clean energy systems from micro-algae

8 October 2007 An international consortium established by an Australian scientist is developing a clean source of energy t...

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Beating breast cancer

Beating breast cancer

03 October 2007 Women with advanced breast cancer are the targets of a multi-million dollar grant awarded to UQ to develop a new and more accurate technique of determining whether or not cancer has spread through the body.

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Professor Wainwright

Fighting golden staph and regenerating skin share in $17 million of medical research funding

26 September 2007 The Institute for Molecular Bioscience has been awarded almost $17 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council for fellowships and projects including regenera...

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Professor Waters

Growth hormone could promote cancer, according to new research

21 September 2007   Growth hormone and associated proteins could be responsible for promoting many types of cancer, including breast and prostate cancer, according to an Australian researcher. Professor Mik...

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Professor David Craik

Superb Supervisors

18 September 2007 The University of Queensland has rewarded three of its academic staff for their outstanding supervision of research higher degree students. The Awards for...

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Professor Stow

Hat trick of awards for IMB smart women

31 August 2007 Professor Jennifer Stow from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has been awarded a ...

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Professor Fairlie

Research points to possible new stroke therapy

21 August 2007 New research from an international team of scientists has identified a possible new therapy for stroke that is likely to be more effective than current treatments. The team found that administering immun...

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Australian research offers hope for children of uncertain sex

Australian research offers hope for children of uncertain sex

19 July 2007 Professor Peter Koopman, from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) has received the GlaxoSmithKline Australia Award for Research Excellence that offers hope to children born with sexually ambiguous genitalia and ...

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Prestigious award to UQ scientist

Prestigious award to UQ scientist

06 July 2007 A University of Queensland researcher has received a $408 800 grant from the prestigious international Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). Professor Rob Parton of the Institute for Molecular Bioscience ...

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Using yeast in the fight against viral infection

Using yeast in the fight against viral infection

2 July 2007 A University of Queensland researcher is studying yeast with hopes of finding better ways of preventing viruses. Dr Alan Munn, from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience, said that currently there were no...

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New role for leading QLD stem cell scientist

New role for leading QLD stem cell scientist

19 June 2007 Queensland's capacity to conduct vital health research will be further enhanced with the appointment of a University of Queensland (UQ) researcher to the position of Chief Scientific Officer of the Australian Stem Cell Ce...

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UQ researchers honoured with leading fellowships

UQ researchers honoured with leading fellowships

22 May 2007 A scientist who helped discover the gene that determines sex in mammals is one of three University of Queensland researchers who have received one of the highest academic accolades in Australia.

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UQ research gets a smart boost

UQ research gets a smart boost

8 May 2007 Needle-free injections and making electricity from sewage are just two examples of innovative University of Queensland research to receive almost $5 million in funding over the long weekend. ...

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UQ gets in sync with Australian synchrotron

UQ gets in sync with Australian synchrotron

13 April 2007 Researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ) will be at the forefront of new research possibilities with the signing of an agreement to use the soon-to-be-opened Australian Synchrotron in Vi...

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IMB shares in $9.72m Centres of Excellence funding

IMB shares in $9.72m Centres of Excellence funding

14 March 2007 Two Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres at the IMB have been named as Centres of Excellence, a scheme that recognises exceptional performances with an extension of funding for a further three years. ...

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UQ celebrates Brain Awareness Week

UQ celebrates Brain Awareness Week

12 March 2007 The University of Queensland will this week mark Brain Awareness Week with a free public memorial lecture for a celebrated neuroscientist, and a Brain Bee Challenge for high school students. The

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Professor Glenn King

Researcher returns to fight insects with spider venom

1 March 2007 A researcher who has spent most of the past decade working in the U.S. has returned to Australia to continue working on environmentally-friendly insect control methods based on spider venom compounds. Prof...

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Rick Sturm and eye colour variations

The eyes have it on multiple gene question

20 February 2007 A study by researchers from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and the Queensland Institute of Medical Res...

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Queenslander to run major new international research centre

Queenslander to run major new international research centre

24 January 2007 A Queensland researcher will lead a new world-class research centre being established in Edinburgh, Scotland. After a worldwide search Professor Da...

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Professor Wainwright

Leading cancer researcher is new bioscience boss

12 January 2007 A leading cancer and cystic fibrosis researcher is the new director of an Australian bioscience flagship, the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at The University of Queens...

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