Spider secrets decoded in world-first database

Spider secrets decoded in world-first database

 20 November 2009 Queensland scientists have developed a world-first database that catalogues the venom components from hundreds of spiders.  Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development Andrew Fras...

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Professor Richard Lewis

UQ links up for better research

2 December 2009 Researchers from The University of Queensland will speed up their effort to develop new drugs thanks to the latest round of Federal Government funding. Professor Richard Lewis, from ...

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Professor Jenny Stow
Dr Mylne hopes to use plants to grow pharmaceuticals.

Research award to fund plant-grown drugs

29 September 2009 Cancer drugs may soon grow on trees if a University of Queensland researcher has his way. Dr Josh Mylne from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at UQ was last week presented with a UQ Research Exce...

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Professor Kirill Alexandrov

$6m research boost for IMB

27th October 2009 IMB researchers have received a $6.4 million boost from the Australian Research Council for 11 projects ranging from using genes to predict skin cancer risk to developing a more efficient system to recombine proteins. ...

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Professor Kirill Alexandrov
Professor Jenny Martin

IMB awarded prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship

23 June 2009 An Institute for Molecular Bioscience researcher has received a prestigious new national fellowship to support her research into an alternative to antibiotics. Professor Jenny Martin was one of only 15 Australian Researc...

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Dr Marcel Dinger

UQ looks to the future with smart fellows

5 June 2009 Six scientists from The University of Queensland have received Smart Future Fellowships to help further their research into areas such as disease detection and clean energy. The Queensland ...

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Queensland Government funds UQ cancer fight

Queensland Government funds UQ cancer fight

20 May 2009 University of Queensland (UQ) researchers will use a $5 million grant from the Queensland State Government to unlock the genetic causes of pancreatic and ovarian cancer. The funding was announced overnight by Quee...

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Professor Paul Alewood

Accelerating the discovery of drugs from venoms

8 May 2009 A new method developed to identify and characterise individual molecules in the venom of animals such as the cone snail has the potential to accelerate the discovery of life-saving drugs. A team from The University ...

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Vietnam brings a new research generation to UQ

Vietnam brings a new research generation to UQ

22 April 2009 Five talented Vietnamese researchers, including one from IMB, will share in a $1 million University of Queensland scholarship package for PhDs in UQ's leading research institutes. UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Pa...

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Dr Geoff Faulkner and Ryan Taft.

International team cracks mammalian gene control code

20 April 2009 An international consortium of scientists, including researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ), have probed further into the human genome than ever before. They have discovered how genes are controll...

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A/Prof Sean Grimmond with a sequencer

Record funds for UQ cancer fight

26 March 2009 Scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ) will use a record research grant to give new hope to patients with two of Australia's most fatal cancers. The Australian Government has pledged $27.5 million from ...

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Associate Professor Richard Lewis

UQ medical researchers get $22m boost

6 February 2009 The University of Queensland research programs, including one from the IMB, were given a multi-million dollar boost today (6th February 2009). Three UQ research teams will receive almos...

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Australian neuroscientists recognise QBI researcher's early work

Australian neuroscientists recognise QBI researcher's early work

29 January 2009 A University of Queensland neuroscientist and former IMB PhD student has been recognised with a prestigious national research award. The Queensland Brain Institute's Dr Michael Piper has been awarded the A.W. ...

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Professor Rob Parton

UQ researchers win two prestigious Australia Fellowships

28 January 2009 Two University of Queensland scientists, including one from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, have been awarded National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australia Fellowships valued at a total of $8 million....

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UQ research discovers how dangerous DNA can cause cell suicide

UQ research discovers how dangerous DNA can cause cell suicide

15 January 2009 DNA can spell danger, and may even drive a cell to suicide, according to new research from Queensland scientists. A team led by Dr Kate Stacey from the Institute for Molecul...

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