Griffith University

GU International Travel Fellowship

November 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Leonardo Lucantoni who has been awarded a GU International Travel Fellowship to the value of $3500.

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GU Postdoctoral Fellowship

November 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Melissa Sykes who was recently awarded a 2 year GU Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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Tony B. Academic Travel Awards

November 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Elke Kaemmerer and PhD student Thilini Perera, who have both been awarded a Tony B. Academic Travel Award to present at the SLAS 2018 International Conference in February 3-7, 2018 in San Diego, CA, USA. The award includes registration, flights and accommodation.

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Griffith University scientists make malaria breakthrough

September 19th, 2017

Queensland Scientists have helped discover new compounds which could help block the transmission of the deadly disease malaria. A team of Griffith University researchers have found a novel class of compounds, the hexahydro quinoline (HHQ), with potent activity against the parasite stages responsible for the clinical symptoms of malaria and its transmission to mosquitoes. Malaria is still a leading cause of death, with 212 million new cases and 429 000 malaria deaths recorded worldwide in 2015, 90% of which are …

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Japan and Australia: partners in innovation

August 15th, 2017

Malaria kills 500,000 people every year. And 90 per cent of those are children. Griffith University researchers are screening hundreds of thousands of compounds supplied by Japanese companies to find the right compound with activity against the malaria parasite. The article and video about this exciting collaboration can be found here.

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