Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre (AID)

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland

The Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre (AID) combines complementary research housed at QIMR Berghofer Institute and UQ in partnership, in order to support a coordinated infectious diseases research focus. This combined research effort in parasite, viral, bacterial and fungal infectious diseases brings together basic sciences, clinical research and technological expertise. Our strategic objective is to build AID into a world-class centre for infectious disease research. AID will accelerate translational outcomes in diagnostics, vaccine development, and the design and application of new therapeutics against microbial pathogens.

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
  • Joint UQ-QIMBR collaborative research centre
Number of research staff
300-500 research staff
Building 76, The University of Queensland, Cooper Road, St Lucia QLD 4072

Strengths and capabilities

  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Parasite biology
  • Viral infectious disease
  • Diagnostics
  • Vaccine development
  • Therapeutic development
  • Fungal pathogenesis
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Arthropod vectors of infection
  • Genomic epidemiology

Facilities and major equipment

  • PC2 laboratories
  • PC2 animal handling facilities
  • PC3 laboratories
  • PC3 animal handling facilities
  • PC3 insectary

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