Events

Ignite Innovation Awards

19 October 2021 6:00pm
Watch 3 of our researchers pitch their ideas for innovative research as they compete to win seed funding to kick-start their research and provide the critical evidence required for a successful grant application or pitch for commercial investment.

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.

IMB Institute of Light

3 September 2021 6:00pm25 September 2021 6:00pm
Take a journey of wonder into the heart of the rainforest and dare to discover the mysteries of the microscopic world of IMB’s Institute of Light at Brisbane Festival from 3 - 25 September.

Honours Week Meet and Greet

1 September 2021 10:00am12:00pm
This is an opportunity for aspiring honours students to chat with individual researchers, go on a lab tour and enjoy refreshments

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.
Dr Neil Bower, who died earlier this year, was a researcher at IMB.

IMB Family Day

Cancelled
1 August 2021 9:00am1:00pm
This event has been cancelled due to the lockdown announced on July 31. We will advise if we can reschedule for a future date.
PainNet aims to bring together research and clinical efforts to combat pain and improve the translatable drug and treatment outcomes for those impacted by pain.

PainNet

10 May 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
PainNet aims to bring together research and clinical efforts to combat pain and improve the translatable drug and treatment outcomes for those impacted by pain.
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.

From Discovery to Translational Science

21 January 2021 12:00pm5:30pm
The symposium will showcase basic & translational science including stem cells and disease modelling, vector design and gene editing, cell and gene therapy strategies, regenerative medicine, organoids, spatial transcriptomics and computational biology.
The Brisbane Pain Research Panel brings together research groups from different disciplines to discuss the latest findings and breakthroughs in pain research.

Brisbane Pain Research Panel 2020

26 November 2020 10:00am11:30am
The Brisbane Pain Research Panel will assemble a five member-panel representing clinicians, clinical researchers, fundamental researchers and patients to discuss the Prevention of Pain.
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.

The XX Effect: Securing Australia’s health and economy

12 March 2020 7:00am9:00am
The University of Queensland is hosting an International Women’s Day 2020 breakfast featuring our inspiring UQ staff and alumnae who are leading the charge to ensure a diverse collective of voices shape the future of health and environmental sciences globally.
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'.
Professor Christian P. R. Hackenberger will discuss his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

The power of chemoselectivity: Functional protein-conjugates for intra- and extracellular targeting

27 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Christian P. R. Hackenberger will discuss the chemical modification of functional proteins as well as their cellular delivery.
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 Vera Gorbunova will describe her research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Mechanisms of longevity and cancer resistance: lessons from long-lived mammals

20 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Vera Gorbunova will discuss the mouse model that show increased healthspan and lifespan, and will describe the role of SIRT6 in mediating longevity across mammals and in human centenarians by improving DNA repair and silencing transposable elements.

Biology of Ageing Symposium

20 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Join prominent researchers to explore current research into the biology of ageing at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience.
Professor Amy Keating will discuss her research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Navigating the sequence space of Bcl-2-binding peptides

16 September 2019 12:30pm
Professor Amy Keating will describe features of Bcl-2 family protein interactions and discuss approaches that integrate computational structure-based modeling with high-throughput screening to generate peptide-based inhibitors.
Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor will discuss his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

Common complex diseases: from genetics to translation

6 September 2019 12:30pm
Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor will describe his insights into gene mapping and how it offers fascinating insights into disease biology and translational opportunities.
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 William Lubell will be discussing his research at IMB Friday Seminar.

From a CH to N swap to therapeutic prototypes to treat macular degeneration; modulation of the cluster of differentiation-36 receptor using azapeptides mediates macrophage-driven inflammation

30 August 2019 12:30pm
Professor William Lubell will describe synthetic methods, conformational analyses and biological assays to gain insight into the structure-activity requirements and to enhance the therapeutic potential of linear and cyclic azapeptide CD36 modulators for treating macrophage-driven inflammation.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) group leader Theodore Alexandrov will discuss his research into discovering links between metabolism, cell states, metabolic plasticity and reprogramming on the single-cell level.

Spatial metabolomics in tissues and single cells

23 August 2019 12:30pm
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) group leader Theodore Alexandrov will discuss his research into discovering links between metabolism, cell states, metabolic plasticity and reprogramming on the single-cell level.

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