AID Overview

Investigators

AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

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Research Areas

The core AID research themes are bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal infectious diseases afflicting humans. This microbial pathogenesis research effort brings together basic science and clinical research.

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Partners

AID links molecular microbiological and clinical expertise from the UQ Faculties of Science and Health Sciences, and UQCCR, UQCCHR, IMB, AIBN and the Diamantina Institute.

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Dr Karrera Djoko of the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences has revealed the remarkable lengths Escherichia coli goes to in order to survive.

Dangerous bacteria a true survivor

Dr Karrera Djoko of the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences has revealed the remarkable lengths Escherichia coli goes to in order to survive.... read more

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Order of Australia for AID member

QIMR Berghofer's world-leading immunologist, Professor Rajiv Khanna, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.... read more

A step towards understanding Zika

Brisbane researchers have synthetically re-created Zika virus in the laboratory - a breakthrough which will help to understand the virus and the foetal brain defects it causes. ... read more

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