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Research Assistant Professor in Neuroscience, The University of Western Australia

Dr Bates is an experimental Neuroscientist, interested in the brain’s response to ageing, trauma and neurodegeneration. Her primary research field is the molecular biology of Alzheimer’s disease, though she also has an interest in brain plasticity and repair. Dr Bates has been involved in investigation of genetic and lifestyle-related disease risk factors for neurodegenerative disease in human populations.


  • –present
    Research Assistant Professor in Neuroscience, University of Western Australia
  • 2005–2010
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Edith Cowan University
  • 2008–2008
    Research Scholar, New York University


  • 2005 
    University of Western Australia, PhD

Research Areas

  • Neurosciences (1109)