Institute for Glycomics

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Fighting diseases of global impact

Our unique research expertise makes us the only institute of its kind in Australia and only one of a handful in the world. We seek to collaborate with leading scientists around the world to build a critical mass around this multidisciplinary research. Global collaboration is essential to achieving our vision to bring forward novel drugs and vaccines to the community.

Our research

A major research theme is discovering the role that carbohydrates play in disease and with that knowledge to develop new drugs and vaccines which will interfere with the biological process of disease.

We provide a multidisciplinary approach to research and education, spanning medicinal and computational chemistry, various biological and physical sciences. This approach presents an exciting platform for the control of a wide-range of medical conditions such as infectious disease, cancer and other disorders.

Partnerships and business development

We aim to work in partnership with businesses that are keen to take a proactive role in internationally significant public health issues leading to healthier, longer and better lives for Australians.

Partnering opportunities

Study with us

We offer students who want to make a difference and help us make our next discovery various projects, work experience and scholarship opportunities.

There are also postgraduate studies opportunities in glycomics.

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Funding partners

Aston Milan Foundation
Cedar Creek Estate
Paradise Point Community Bendigo Bank
Qantac
Queensland state government logo
Rotary club of Southport
Snow Foundation
Sovereign Order of Saint John
Von Bibra
Women in Racing

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