New online portal links Australia’s researchers

Compounds Australia
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Griffith University has produced a major new online resource for Australia‘s researchers. The Compounds Australia Structure PoRtal (known as “CASPeR”) is an online portal providing access to the data of more than 50,000 different compounds and samples. Researchers can search for a chemical structure they believe will assist their work and the database will offer […]

Eskitis brings wonders of science to the Ekka

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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You’re never too young to start learning about the mysteries and marvels of science. This is the message personnel from Griffith University’s world-leading Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery will be repeating on Friday (August 8) when the Royal Queensland Show, better known as the Ekka, gets under way. Eskitis at the Ekka is just one […]

Wise choice for Amazon university challenge

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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It’s one thing to teach at a university; it’s entirely another to help establish one. Yet this is the privilege and responsibility afforded Griffith University’s Manager of Research Development, Dr Graham Wise, who has embarked upon a senior role in a remarkable higher education project in Ecuador. Universidad Regional Amazónica IKIAM (IKIAM The Amazon Region […]

Parasite study may improve global health

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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The potential for new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism has improved after scientists successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs. Published in the influential journal Nature Genetics, the findings of a global study of the porcine whipworm Trichuris suis could carry major ramifications for world […]