Rhys heads the Grinter lab at Monash University in the Biomedicine Discovery Institute.
Originally from South Australia, Rhys earned his PhD from the University of Glasgow. He relocated to Monash University in 2015 working as a research fellow in labs Prof. Trevor Lithgow and A/Prof. Chris Greening, before founding the independent Grinter lab in 2021.
Rhys has diverse interests in the molecular physiology of bacteria and has strong experience in applying a combination of structural biology, molecular cell biology and chemical biology to resolve important questions in this area.