mRNA science at the University of Queensland

BASE is a leading national facility for manufacturing and research of mRNA technologies.

Based at the University of Queensland, BASE is a team of passionate scientists with the advanced equipment needed to produce quality mRNA to support the next generation of advances in health, industry and agriculture by Australian scientists.


Messenger RNA

12 projects completed

13.6 mg manufactured


Plasmid DNA

12 projects completed

49.3 mg manufactured


Double-stranded RNA

12 projects completed

4.1 g manufactured


BASE is located at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), and is proudly supported by the Therapeutics Innovation Australia (TIA) and The University of Queensland (UQ).

BASE is a joint initiative between the National Biologics Facility (NBF) and the Protein Expression Facility (PEF). BASE also collaborates broadly with research groups across the AIBN and UQ to provide novel solutions for nucleic-acid packaging and delivery.