Professor; Biotechnology Program Director, The University of Queensland

37 years, so far, in biomedical research in Australia and the U.S.
Researcher, Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, at the University of Queensland.


  • 2000–present
    Professor and Director, Biotechnology Program, The University of Queensland
  • 2011–present
    Affiliate Professor, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
  • 2010–present
    Research Group Leader, Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, The University of Queensland
  • 2016–present
    Professor, ARC Training Centre for Biopharmaceutical Innovation


  • 2011 
    The University of Queensland, DSc
  • 1990 
    The University of Queensland, PhD
  • 1980 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Science (hons)
  • 1978 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science


Fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (US), Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology, NHMRC C.J. Martin Fellow, NHMRC R.D. Wright Fellow