About the IMB

The Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) is committed to being a major contributor to world knowledge in the fields of human and animal biology, health and medicine through excellence in fundamental research, research applications, and graduate education.

As one of Australasia's leading research institutes, IMB integrates the full spectrum of molecular bioscience research from gene discovery to molecular applications. It undertakes strategic and applied biomedical and biological research using in silico, in vitro and in vivo approaches.

The Institute links leading-edge facilities with state-of-the-art research in:

  • Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Structural Biology and Chemistry
  • Public Policy and Ethics

to better understand human and animal biology, and to develop new pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, nanotechnologies and disease therapies. The IMB is an innovative joint research and development initiative of The University of Queensland, the Queensland Government and the Commonwealth Government.

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