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The University of Queensland could develop mRNA vaccines ‘within months’ after a $2.2 million Federal Government investment

A new University of Queensland facility could develop mRNA vaccines “within months”, potentially bolstering Australia’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. mRNA technology is the basis of the highly successful Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which has been rolled out worldwide. Researchers hope the facility, instituted with a matched $2.2 million Federal Government […]
The University of Queensland could develop mRNA vaccines ‘within months’ after a $2.2 million Federal Government investment
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Australian scientists are developing vaccines and tests for the coronavirus. Here’s what we know so far.

Scientists at the CSIRO have began testing two potential coronavirus vaccines. We created a list of Australian universities that are also creating vaccines and tests to address the coronavirus pandemic. These include Monash University, the University of Queensland, Flinders University and the University of Sydney. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage […]
Australian scientists are developing vaccines and tests for the coronavirus. Here’s what we know so far.
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Medical cannabis biotech Botanix just did a deal with the University of Queensland

Shares in Botanix Pharmaceuticals Limited jumped after the biotech announced a research collaboration with the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience to develop a skin infection treatment based on medical cannabis. A short time ago, the shares were up 5% to $0.105. Coupled with an AusIndustry Innovation Connection Grant […]
Medical cannabis biotech Botanix just did a deal with the University of Queensland
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A new species of venomous snake has been discovered in Australia

Biologists discovered a new species of bandy-bandy snake at Weipa on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula. However, the new venomous snake may already be in danger of extinction due to nearby mining. The researchers from the University of Queensland say venoms are rich sources of compounds that […]
A new species of venomous snake has been discovered in Australia
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Four universities and CSIRO have launched a new $20 million VC fund

Universities of Melbourne, New South Wales, Sydney and Queensland have teamed up with the CSIRO to establish a new “follow on” fund of $20 million. The five parties form Uniseed, a venture capital organisation that had already started a $50 million “commercialisation” fund last year. The latest $20 million pot […]
Four universities and CSIRO have launched a new $20 million VC fund