The Institute for Glycomics is one of Australia’s flagship multidisciplinary biomedical research institutes based at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus. Established in February 2000, the Institute strives to be a world leader in the discovery and development of next generation drugs, vaccines and diagnostics in the fight against diseases of global impact.
The Institute boasts state-of-the-art facilities combined with some of the world’s most outstanding researchers with a significant focus on ‘Glycomics’, a constantly expanding field centred around the study of carbohydrates/sugars. Our unique research expertise makes us the only institute of its kind in Australia and one of only a handful in the world.
The Institute’s research primarily targets prevention and cures for infectious diseases and cancer, providing healthcare solutions to address some of the world’s most intractable diseases.
For global health – today, tomorrow, and for future generations.
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