The ARC Centre of Excellence is Funded!!
- Post by: CIPPS
- 25 October 2019
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On Friday 25th of October 2019, the Australian Research Council announced that our centre was awarded funding for seven years as the ARC Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science (CIPPS). See more details on the ARC website. Centre Director, Professor David Craik, received official congratulations from the ARC and the Australian government. This award will foster collaborations between 14 laboratories from six Australian universities, in partnership with the CSIRO, leading international research institutions, and industry partners from Big Pharma and Ag BioTech. The funding will drive discovery and translation across many aspects of STEM, especially in Molecular and Structural Biology, Plant and Animal Biology, Protein and Peptide Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry. Centre establishment and spin-up will occur throughout 2020 with an official launch to be announced thereafter.
From left to right, Professor Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Queensland, Professor Bronwyn Harch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), The University of Queensland, Mr Julian Simmonds MP, Member for Ryan, Professor Janeen Baxter, Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families across the Life Course, Professor David Craik, Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science.
Additional details on the announcement is available on UQ News.