The genome sequencing machine, PacBio RSII, (pictured) at UQDI is the only one of its kind in Australia and identifies different variations in a genome

Genetic research will be in the spotlight next week when the most advanced genome sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere opens its doors to the public.

25 August 2014
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Research into blood cancer will be boosted with a new high-level appointment at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

12 August 2014
More than 250 people develop diabetes in Australia every day. Source: iStock

The University of Queensland has several senior researchers available to speak to media during National Diabetes Week from 13 to 19 July, 2014.

11 July 2014
Dr Roberta Mazzieri is working with cancer researchers in Italy to develop a non-toxic breast cancer treatment.

A University of Queensland researcher is developing a “Trojan horse” non-toxic treatment for human breast cancer.

23 January 2014

An international study that has identified new genetic regions involved in rheumatoid arthritis has shed light on existing medicines that could be effective in treating the disease.

6 January 2014

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute has secured a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation for a new cancer treatment centre in Brisbane.

7 November 2013

The influence of genes on body mass index scores is substantially lower than previously thought, researchers at The University of Queensland have found.

31 October 2013

Research designed to help patients with cancer, schizophrenia, stroke and depression features among projects that were today awarded new funding at The University of Queensland.

23 October 2013

The University of Queensland’s scientific excellence will be on show at the AusBiotech Conference in Brisbane in October.

15 October 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013
Professor Ian Frazer

A University of Queensland spin-off company is about to start clinical trials that could result in the prevention and treatment of genital herpes, a virus that affects hundreds of thousands of people, threatens newborn babies and is believed to...

2 July 2013

A worldwide consortium of medical researchers and social scientists has found tiny changes to a person's genetic sequence are associated with educational level.

30 May 2013
Professor Matt Brown ... tackling rheumatoid arthritis and tuberculosis

A Queensland medical researcher who is on the trail of genetic markers for rheumatoid arthritis and tuberculosis has won the state’s top science prize.

16 May 2013

The University of Queensland has received a major funding boost to its development of a saliva test to diagnose the early stages of head and neck cancer linked to Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

8 March 2013

Targeted cancer detection and treatment programs at The University of Queensland will be advanced following $4 million funding announced yesterday by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

16 November 2012

A University of Queensland researcher today won the $25,000 Centenary Institute, Lawrence Creative Prize (CILC Prize) at a function in Sydney

15 November 2012

One small change to the DNA sequence can cause more weighty changes to the human body, according to a new study released today.

17 September 2012

A University of Queensland animal welfare researcher tonight won the 2012 Australian Museum Voiceless Eureka Prize for Scientific Research that contributes to Animal Protection.

28 August 2012

The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) researcher Amanda Pearce is set to compete in the finals of the Three Minute Thesis competition next month.

28 August 2012
Part of UQ's Concentrating Pholtovotaic Array

The University of Queensland is offering a range of hands-on activities for National Science Week, including solar array tours and coral conservation workshops.

10 August 2012