Researchers at the University of Queensland were already investigating how to respond to a new virus when a real, global pandemic began.
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“They had a very ambitious plan to cut more than six months off an already very aggressive timeline on their vaccine. They needed immediate support to accelerate that project.”
—Jen Karlson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland