A leading micro and nano technologist has revealed a new way to drug screen, saving the health system money and time. With the lab-to-market timeframe of a new drug being up to 20 years, Dr Say Hwa Tan of Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre hopes his new technology and methods will slash that […]
You’ve probably seen one if you’ve snorkelled a reef but little do people know that the beautiful feather star and sea-lily could one day be the source of new medicines. Griffith University scientists Dr Yunjiang Feng, Dr Shahan Khokhar and Associate Professor Rohan Davis have undertaken an in-depth study of the chemical makeup of feather […]
The world’s largest genomic organisation, China-based BGI, is deepening its collaboration with leading Queensland researchers including Griffith University as part of its growing presence in the Asia Pacific region.
Griffith University has attracted a scientist with expertise in antibacterial discovery and insulin signalling to head its world-renowned Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. New Director, Professor Jennifer Martin, with a 20 year career in research, is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Queensland Smart Women Smart State Award Winner. She says she is very proud to […]
A ‘why not’ approach to research is the kind of legacy Professor Ron Quinn AM hopes to leave behind. This legendary scientific researcher of human diseases likes to challenge those who say it can’t be done, and he definitely doesn’t settle for doing things the traditional way. It’s this proactively passionate attitude that has seen […]
A team at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has made a scientific discovery that will change the way scientists explore vaccine development and drug discovery for infectious diseases. In a paper published in prestigious American journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the team led by senior authors Professor Michael Jennings, Professor Victoria […]