BASE offers training and opportunities for the next generation of academic and commercial scientists.


BASE offers opportunities to students in mRNA manufacture and research.
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POSTGRADUATE STUDIES. BASE provides students with training in state-of-art bioinformatics, synthetic biology and manufacturing methods through innovative mRNA research projects.

BASE offers full-term projects for PhD, Masters and Honours students through enrolment in collaborating Schools and Institutes at The University of Queensland.

Our students benefit from experienced supervisors with demonstrated success in high-impact outcomes and publications. BASE provides the experience and networks to support students with a successful career in academia or industry.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMS. Are you interested in building a company around your mRNA research? BASE PhD students can participate in the AIBN Entrepreneurship Scholars Program, where they are equipped with leadership, entrepreneurial and industry training.

Selected scholars undertake a range of professional development activities alongside their PhD, including the Liveris Academy Program, specialised courses, and placements within partner companies to learn the business of mRNA.

INTERNSHIPS. BASE offers internships to UQ science and engineering undergraduate and master’s students. Students receive training in mRNA design, manufacture and analysis with Australia’s leading mRNA facilities. Internships provide students with practical skills in mRNA manufacture and research services, and can receive Academic credit towards degrees.

EXCHANGE PROGRAMS. BASE students benefit from exchange programs with national and international research institutes, and can undertake placements with industry partners to receive real-life, commercial experience in the expanding mRNA industry.