Meet the Researchers

Our Institute was built to inspire scientists, to cultivate interaction across a wide range of scientific disciplines, to generate adventurous innovative ideas, to foster revolutionary discoveries, and to translate our knowledge of nature to discover cures for a better world. Our researchers are the life force that makes this possible and drive incredible discoveries to save lives today and into the future.

Meet the Researchers series is your chance to connect in person and hear firsthand how they are advancing understanding in the life sciences, and learn what fuels their passion to close in gamechanger discoveries. 

 

Past webinar recordings

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Meet the Researchers: Our Global Warriors

22 November 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join our global warriors as they discuss the battles waging within microscopic worlds and how multiple strategies can be used to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Meet the Researchers: Our Chronic Defenders

6 September 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us to discover how our researchers are gathering knowledge and taking action to defend us against cancer, cardiovascular disease and neural tube defects.

Meet the Researchers: Fighting into the Future

21 June 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us on June 21, Global Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Day, as our researchers share how they are fighting to change the future for MND patients.
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Meet the Researchers: The Heart of Discovery

11 February 2022 12:30pm1:45pm
Ahead of this Valentine’s Day we invite you to share our passion for making the world a better place with life-saving research. Join us online to hear from our leaders in cardiovascular disease and stroke research at our next Meet the Researchers.
Daring to Combat Chronic Disease

Meet the Researchers: Daring to Combat Chronic Disease

16 November 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
Join us to discover how our researchers dare to combat chronic diseases such as heart disease, inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease. You can attend this event in person at IMB, including a complimentary afternoon tea and lab tour, or you can join us online via zoom.

Meet the Researchers: Insights from Daring Minds

20 October 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
Join us to discover how our researchers dare to fight the rise of superbugs, use venoms to combat pain and grow medicines in food. You can attend this event in person at IMB, includes complimentary afternoon tea and lab tour, or you can join us online via zoom.

Meet the Researchers: We Dare to Imagine a Better Future

24 August 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
This webinar will feature four IMB researchers and their passion to drive discovery to bring us a healthier future.
UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) will be highlighting our efforts to combat endometriosis in the next Meet the Researchers.

Meet the Researchers: Aiming to end Endo

30 March 2021 7:00pm
UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) will be highlighting our efforts to combat endometriosis in the next Meet the Researchers.
Meet the Researchers: COVID-19 research

Meet the Researchers: COVID-19 research response

19 November 2020 10:00am
UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) will be hosting Meet the Researchers: COVID-19 research response in November.

Professor Brett Collins.

Meet the Researchers: Professor Brett Collins

28 November 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover how Professor Brett Collins is determining how the dysfunction of molecular mechanisms is contributing to disease at the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Associate Professor Irina Vetter.

Meet the Researchers: Associate Professor Irina Vetter

31 October 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Associate Professor Irina Vetter's research into plant toxins and venomous animals in the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Associate Professor Kate Schroder

Meet the Researchers: Associate Professor Kate Schroder

26 September 2019 9:45am11:30am
Associate Professor Kate Schroder will discuss her research and how it may affect a 13-million global death rate during the 'Meet the Researchers' series.
Professor Glenn King.

Meet the Researchers: Professor Glenn King

6 September 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Glenn King's research into venom in a special 'Meet the Researchers' series during National Stroke Week.
Professor David Craik

Meet the Researchers: Professor David Craik

31 July 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover how the acclaimed Professor David Craik is using proteins, toxins and NMR in drug design in the latest series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Meet the Researchers: Professor Naomi Wray

Meet the Researchers: Professor Naomi Wray

27 June 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Naomi Wray's research on the development of quantitative genetics and genomics methodology with application to psychiatric and neurological disorders in the next series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Doctor Emma Gordon and Professor Nathan Palpant.

Meet the Researchers: Dr Emma Gordon and Dr Nathan Palpant

30 May 2019 9:45am11:30am
Dr Emma Gordon and Dr Nathan Palpant will highlight their areas of expertise in the fourth series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall

Meet the Researchers: Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall

26 April 2019 9:45am11:30am
Professor Brandon Wainwright and Doctor Tim Hassall will highlight their areas of expertise in this series of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Grant Montgomery

Meet the Researchers: Professor Grant Montgomery

28 March 2019 9:45am11:30am
Discover Professor Grant Montgomery's contributions to the worldwide effort to map genomic regions contributing to risk for complex traits and diseases in the next lecture of 'Meet the Researchers'.
Professor Rob Capon

Meet the Researchers: Professor Rob Capon

1 March 2019 9:45am12:00pm
Learn how cane toad toxin is being turned against the long-term pest from Professor Rob Capon.