Study bioinformatics, biotechnology or molecular biology at UQ
- Study options and career outcomes from Professor Avril Robertson and Dr Lisette Pregelj from the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
- Entry requirements
- Student experience
- Research opportunities.
You will also have the opportunity to ask questions during a live Q&A.
Who can attend
Students interested in studying postgraduate bioinformatics, biotechnology or molecular biology at UQ.
About the bioeconomy
Are you interested in the intersection between biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, and entrepreneurship?
By studying living organisms, plants, animals, and humans, you can harness cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and innovative products to help feed, fuel and heal the world. For example, you can develop new pharmaceuticals and vaccines to treat and prevent diseases, find solutions to food security, and discover fuel alternatives to help stop climate change and improve our quality of life.
The bioeconomy and emerging scientific fields of bioinformatics, biotechnology and molecular biology offer a diverse range of career opportunities in nearly every sector.
UQ ranks #9 in the world and #1 in Australia for biotechnology (2022 ARWU by Subject) and is at the frontier of emerging research fields in biotechnology.