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  • Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience and Queensland Brain Institute have revealed new insights into how genetic and environmental factors control gene expression in humans.
  • Four IMB researchers have been recognised as some of the world’s most influential scientific minds, as measured by the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.
  • University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from more than $42 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council for 2017.
  • IMB Industry Fellow Dr Christina Schroeder will tomorrow set sail for the inaugural Homeward Bound program, which is the largest-ever female expedition to Antarctica. The program aims to help women in science to develop their skills in leadership and strategy and raise awareness of the important contributions made by women in STEMM fields.
  • The young inventor behind a UQ discovery that could benefit patients living with inflammatory diseases has been awarded the 2016 Research Australia Discovery Award.
  • A $2.3M grant from Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) is being awarded to UQ IMB today to establish the new ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility (CUFF). The nation-leading facility will provide cutting-edge imaging capabilities for tracking and visualising cancer.
  • Join us for Superbugs at the Olympics, a free community event hosted by the IMB Centre for Superbug Solutions during Antibiotic Awareness Week.
  • Researchers from IMB have won first and third prize at Brisbane’s 2016 HealthHack, held 14-16 October at River City Labs. The winning team, Superfriends Against Superbugs, developed an app to track and map the presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and rapidly alert clinicians, so they can limit the spread of bacteria and fight an outbreak in real-time.
  • In a world-first, IMB's Professor Rob Capon and his team are working with industry and the community to implement a discovery that turns cane toads’ own toxin against them, with real potential to eradicate this long-term pest.


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