QIMR Berghofer fast facts

  • Established in 1945 by an Act of Queensland State Parliament
  • Six Research Departments, and three Research Programs
  • 53 laboratories
  • Not-for-profit organisation

 

QIMR Berghofer's researchers

  • Five Australian Academy of Science (AAS) Fellows
  • Two NHMRC Australia Fellows
  • In July 2012, QIMR had 550 full-time staff and 130 students
  • For financial year 2011-2012, QIMR researchers published 549 scientific articles

 

Each year QIMR uses:

  • 225,000 centrifuge tubes
  • 40,000 cell culture flasks
  • 36,000 petri dishes
  • 4,250 litres of ethanol