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QTHA researcher presents TEDxJCUS talk about "Life in the Tropics"

  We all live with parasites; on us, in us, with our pets, in our food and water. They outsmart us, , parasites can alter their genes, protein and metabolic profile to adapt to attacks by the immune outpace us, outnumber us and make us sick. And they do it better in the tropi…

Solomon Islands mosquito study for better control strategies

MALARIA, A DEADLY MOSQUITO-BORNE infection, is estimated to cause one death every 30 seconds, worldwide. More than half the world's population is at risk of infection. The Solomon Islands suffer from one of the highest rates of malaria outside of Africa. Australian Geographic …

QTHA Researchers use nature to fight cancer

Far North Queensland scientists are undertaking groundbreaking new research to determine if venom from funnel web spiders and tarantulas can kill breast cancer cells. Science Minister Ros Bates applauded the work being done by James Cook University, which is leading the waywith…

Recent grant success for QTHA researchers at James Cook University

Congratulations to James Cook University researchers in recent grant funding rounds. Australian Research Council - Discovery - Future Fellowships Adverse reactions to seafood: Molecular and immunological approaches in managing an Australasian epidemic Indicative funding: $66…

QTHA Researchers represented at the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function

QTHA researcher, A/Prof Andreas Hofmann, Griffith University, Eskitis Institute, will be presenting his collaborative research at the 36th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function. Andreas has three posters on display at the conference: "Comparative modelling and virt…

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