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.
AID researchers are drawn from infectious disease experts from across QIMR and UQ who apply leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.
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.
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.
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
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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
FIGHT THE BITE
At the end of 2016, Ash Haque's Malaria Immunology Laboratory and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute ran a crowd-funding campaign they called "FIGHT THE BITE".... read more