Structure of the YenTcA toxin complex looking down through the central channel.

Research into an intricate toxin delivery system found in bacteria could overcome the problem of pesticide resistance in insects, and might even lead to new cancer treatments.

7 May 2019
Image: Cryo-electron microscopy-derived three-dimensional structure of a filament formed by the Toll-like receptor adaptor protein MAL, shown above a representative electron micrograph used to derive this structure. Credit: Thomas Ve.

Scientists have a better understanding of the immune system at a molecular level, thanks to UQ-led research that may now lead to a range of new treatments for disease.

2 August 2017
Virus-like nanoparticles are made from structural proteins.

Drugs disguised as viruses are providing new weapons in the battle against cancer, promising greater accuracy and fewer side effects than chemotherapy.

20 February 2017
Dr Michael Landsberg of UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience is part of a team of Australian and New Zealand researchers who are harnessing bacteria as a possible bio-insecticide to control crop pest.

A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers are harnessing bacteria as a possible new bioinsecticide to control crop pests.

2 August 2013