Former Premier honoured at UQ

Former Premier honoured at UQ

3 September 2010 Former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie discussed the future of biotechnology in his first lecture as an Adjunct Professor at The University of Queensland on Friday September 3. He was appointed an Adjunct Professor ...

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Professor Paul Alewood

Research infrastructure given half-million dollar boost

01 December 2010 Queensland’s flora and fauna will be explored for useful molecules after scientists in Brisbane and Cairns received a half-million dollar grant from the Australian Research Council. The $550,000 Linkage Infrast...

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Professor Michael Stratton

Evolution of the cancer genome

26 November 2010 A scientist who is leading an international search for cancer-causing genes is the final speaker in The University of Queensland Centenary Oration Series. UK-based cancer research...

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Professor Jenny Stow

Talented health and medical researchers win funding

18 November 2010 University of Queensland researchers have received $8.5 million in fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), a quarter of which went to IMB. The fellowships will support health and me...

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Dr Brett Collins

UQ dominates Future Fellowships

18 November 2010 The future of IMB research is looking bright, with three group leaders awarded prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) fellowships to take their work to the next level. Dr Matt Sweet, Dr Brett Collins and Dr Be...

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Professor Melissa Little

Healthy boost for medical research

12 November 2010 The health industry of the future could involve growing therapeutic drugs in seeds and fighting tumours with scorpion venom, after these and other projects from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) were funded...

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Professor Glenn King with a funnel-web spider

Million-dollar funding for IMB research

28 October 2010 Researchers from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience will be leading projects such as improving pain treatments and developing clean fuels after receiving nearly $3.5 million in funding from the Australian Research Council...

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Dr Ben Hogan

Tiny fish may hold key to cancer and lymphatic disease breakthroughs

28 September 2010  A UQ researcher is using small transparent fish as a weapon in the battle against cancer and lymphatic disease. Dr Ben Hogan from UQ's I...

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Sowing the seeds of male fertility

14 September 2010 Australian scientists have discovered the chemical signals that ensure men produce sperm instead of eggs. Dr Josephine Bowles and Professor Peter Koopman from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience led a te...

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Dr Ryan Taft

IMB researcher nominated for People's Choice Award

23 July 2010 A University of Queensland researcher who sees treasure in ‘junk’ DNA has been nominated for an Australian Museum Eureka Prize People’s Choice Award. Dr Ryan Taft, from UQ’s Institute for Molecula...

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Professor Matt Cooper

Researchers link up to develop dengue test

14 July 2010 University of Queensland researchers will team with Alere Australia to develop a cheap, simple test for diagnosing dengue fever in its early stages. Professor Matt Cooper from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscienc...

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Associate Professor Perkins

'Stem cell detectives' uncover potential cancer cause

8 July 2010 Australian researchers have uncovered a new mutation in stem cells that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer. A team led by Dr Peter Papathanasiou from the John Curtin School of Medical R...

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Dr Richard Clark

IMB researchers top state with pain and immune research

7 June 2010 IMB researchers took out two of the four awards on offer at the recent Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards. Dr Richard Clark won Senior Researcher of the Year for his work on developing a medication for chronic ...

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Professor Jenny Martin.

IMB researchers build links with world

18 May 2010 Two researchers from the IMB will collaborate with international experts to overcome obstacles to algal biofuel production and the development of drugs to treat antibiotic-resistant infections. Evan Stephens and Professor...

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Associate Professor Ben Hankamer with micro algae.

Queensland Government boost for clean fuels research

7 May 2010 Queensland Premier Anna Bligh today announced nearly $1.5 million in funding for the development of low-cost, high-productivity microalgal photo-bioreactors. "These clean energy bioreactors are designed for the produc...

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Professor Sean Grimmond with a sequencing machine.

Researchers delve into genetic code of tumours in hunt for cancer therapies

15 April 2010 Australian scientists are playing a vital role in a worldwide search for cancer therapies, described in the top scientific journal Nature. The scientists are part of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (...

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Professor Rob Parton

IMB researcher one of highest ranked in nation

11 March 2010 Two University of Queensland researchers have been recognised as being the highest-ranked in the country at the recent National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards. Professor Rob Parton from the Institu...

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Mr Tom Dery, ACRF Chair, Professor Brandon Wainwright, IMB Director, Her Excellency Dr Penelope Wensley AO, Governor of Queensland, and Professor Paul Greenfield AO, UQ Vice-Chancellor, at the opening of the ACRF Cancer Biology Imaging Facility.

Advanced cancer research facility opens at UQ

10 February 2010 University of Queensland researchers will have access to some of the world's leading cancer imaging equipment with today's opening of a $2.5 million facility funded by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF). ...

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Professor John Mattick

IMB research gets $4.6 million boost

28 January 2010 University of Queensland researchers have been awarded more than $8.6 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding today, including $4.6 million to the IMB. UQ attracted two of only nine NHM...

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