Lab alumni

  • Dr Nicholas Rui Lim

Former Honours and PhD student. 2012-2016 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Duke-NUS, Singapore.

  • Dr Yan Yan Yip

Former PhD student. 2012-2015 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Kings College London, UK.

  • Mr Lokugan Silva

Former MSc student. 2013-2014 - PhD candidate at Peter McCallum Cancer Centre.

  • Miss Teresa Tian Zhao

Former MSc student. 2009-2010 - Research Officer at Dept of Pathology, University of Melbourne.

  • Miss Wen Fang Ong

Former Honours student 2016 - Relaxing in Singapore

  • Mr Navin Mitter

Former Honours student 2016 - Relaxing in Singapore

  • Mr Andrew Danyluk

Former Honours student (First Class) 2014 - In medical school studying for his MD.


The lab acknowledges research support from the following organizations:

  • National Health and Medical Research Council
  • Australian Research Council
  • The Robert Baillie Research Grant (Cancer Council Queensland)
  • ANZ Charitable Trusts
  • National Heart Foundation of Australia
  • Neuprotect Pty Ltd

Society memberships and activities

  • Long standing member of Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) and the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR).
  • ComBio2016 Overall Program Chair and Secretary for Local Organizing Committee.
  • ASBMB Queensland State Representative (2015 - )
  • ASBMB representative for Science Meets Parliament (2011).
  • “State News” associate editor for the “Australian Biochemist” (ASBMB).
  • Annual Queensland Science Contest (Science Teachers Association of Queensland).

Research recognition

  • Dyason Fellowship (2013)
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (2013)
  • The Life Technologies Edman Award (2011)
  • Bioplatforms Australia Award (2011)
  • International Federation of Cell Biology (IFCB) Fellowship (2009)
  • Bendat Family Foundation Fellowship Award (2007)
  • National Health and Medical Research Council Peter Doherty Fellowship (2006).
  • Biochemical Journal’s Young Investigator Award (2006)
  • Australian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Fellowship (2003)
  • Promega Manuscript Prize (2001)
  • Swan Brewery Prize in Biochemistry (1999)
  • Lugg Medal (1998)