QLD Ministers visit

IMG_3294 Queensland Minister for Health, The Hon. Lawrence Springborg MP made a return visit to IMB and his first stop was the Fairlie laboratory to learn about drug discovery, obesity and diabetes research. He was joined by Queensland Minister for Science & Technology, Innovation and The Arts, The Hon. Ian Walker MP. Among others in the entourage were Professor Peter Høj, President and Vice-Chancellor, UQ; Professor Deborah Terry, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UQ; Professor Max Lu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), UQ; and Professor Brandon Wainwright, Director, Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB).

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New Protein Kinase paper published

biochimIdentification and characterization of bi-thiazole-2,2′-diamines as kinase inhibitory scaffolds 

Kevin R.W. Ngoei a, Dominic C.H. Ng a, Paul R. Gooley a, David P. Fairlie b, Martin J. Stoermer b,⁎, Marie A. Bogoyevitch a,⁎⁎

a Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia b Division of Chemistry and Structural Biology, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia

Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1834 (2013) 1077–1088

Fairlie Group Home Page: http://fairlie.imb.uq.edu.au

NEW FAIRLIE GROUP PAR2 paper accepted







PAR2-induced inflammatory responses in human kidney tubular epithelial cells

David A. Vesey,1,2 Jacky Y. Suen,3 Vernon Seow,3 Rink-Jan Lohman,3 Ligong Liu,3 Glenda C. Gobe,1 David W. Johnson,1,2 and David P. Fairlie3

1Centre for Kidney Disease Research, The University of Queensland Department of Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia; 2Department of Nephrology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia;

and 3Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Fairlie Group Home Page: http://fairlie.imb.uq.edu.au