Our researchers have a wide range of expertise

To find out more about our individual research strengths and supervision, follow the links to our Griffith Experts profiles.

You can also read more about our work on our Directions in Drug Discovery pages.

Adjunct members

  • Dr Andreas Hofman, Adjunct Member
  • Emeritus Professor Ian Jenkins, Adjunct Professor
  • Mr Peter Jonstone, Chair, Development Board
  • Ms Rhonda White, Development Board
  • Mr Gary Toomey, Development Board
  • Dr Rob Don, Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
  • Professor Susan Hamilton, Scientific Advisory Board
  • Dr Jane Andrews, Scientific Advisory Board

Research groups

Andrews Group

  • Professor Kathy Andrews - Senior Research Leader
  • Ms Megan Arnold - PhD candidate
  • Ms Ming Jang Chua - PhD candidate
  • Ms Mary Clarke - Research Assistant
  • Dr Gillian Fisher - ECR Leader
  • Ms Eva Hesping - PhD candidate
  • Ms Angana Rai - Honours Candidate
  • Mr Douglas Ross - Honours Candidate

Avery Group

  • Professor Vicky Avery - Principal Research Leader
  • Dr Catalina Carrasco - Research Fellow
  • Ms Sandra Duffy - PhD candidate
  • Ms Elouise Gaylard - Research Assistant
  • Mr David Hilko - PhD candidate
  • Mr Guy Kleks - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Ms Angela Hillsdon - Admin. Officer
  • Dr Elke Kaemmerer - Research Fellow
  • Ms Emily Kennedy - Honours student
  • Mr Aaron Lock - Senior Research Assistant
  • Dr Carrie Lovitt - Research Fellow
  • Dr Leonardo Lucantoni - Research Fellow
  • Ms Renee Atua - Scientific Assistant
  • Ms Thilini Perera - PhD candidate
  • Mr Ronak Reshamwala - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Mr Luke Robertson - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Dr Tayner Rodriguez - Research Fellow
  • Dr Melissa Sykes - ECR Leader
  • Dr Joshua Wingerd - Research Fellow
  • Mr Bilal Zulfiqar - PhD candidate (Submitted)

Brown Group

Carroll Group

Coster Group

Davis Group

NatureBank

Compounds Australia

  • Ms Vee Halilovic - Operations
  • Mr Josh Hatton - Operations
  • Ms Rebecca Lang - Senior Operations
  • Ms Moana Simpson - Manager
  • Ms Heather Watts - Operations
  • Ms Deborah Wessling - Operations

Feng Group

  • Associate Professor Yun Jiang Feng - Research Leader
  • Mr William Gang - PhD candidate
  • Ms Daozhi (Anna) Ge - MSc candidate
  • Mr Jianying Han - PhD candidate
  • Mr Duy Thanh Nguyen - MSc candidate
  • Mr Gengxuan (Maxie) Shi - MSc candidate
  • Ms Chao Wang - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yan Xie - PhD candidate
  • Mr Jiayu (Clarence) Zhang - MSc candidate

Hofmann Group

  • Dr Andreas Hofmann - Adjunct Member
  • Ms Megan Cross - PhD candidate
  • Dr Siji Rajan - Research Fellow

Kennedy Group

  • Associate Professor Derek Kennedy - Research Partner
  • Ms Umber Alam - PhD candidate
  • Mr Naveen Chintala - PhD candidate
  • Ms Kimberley Christen - PhD candidate
  • Ms Daraj Ghazal - PhD candidate
  • Ms Xue Lu - Masters candidate
  • Ms Rocio Martinez - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yunan Qian - Honours candidate
  • Ms Alexandra Rajapakse - Honours candidate
  • Ms Qian Zhang - PhD candidate

Mellick Group

Martin Group

  • Professor Jennifer Martin, AC - Principal Research Leader
  • Ms Signe Christensen - PhD candidate (thesis submitted)
  • Dr Camila Cotrim - Research Fellow
  • Ms Emily Furlong - PhD candidate
  • Dr Mian-Chee Gor - ECR Leader
  • Dr Shu-Hong Hu - Senior Research Fellow
  • Mr Russell Jarrott - Senior Research Assistant
  • Ms Emma Livingstone - PhD candidate
  • Dr Roisin McMahon - ECR Leader
  • Mr Guillaume Petit - PhD candidate

Poulsen Group

  • Professor Sally-Ann Poulsen - Senior Research Leader
  • Dr Laurent Bornaghi - Visiting Researcher
  • Mr David Hilko - PhD candidate
  • Mr Yu Zhang - Master's candidate

Quinn Group

Rehm Group

  • Professor Bernd Rehm - Principal Research Leader, Head of the Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymers
  • Dr Wankuson Chanasit - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Mr Benjamin Evert - Research Assistant
  • Dr David Wibowo - Research Fellow

Skinner-Adams Group

  • Dr Tina Skinner-Adams - Research Leader
  • Mr Christopher Hart - PhD candidate
  • Mr Jake Saunders - Advanced Studies

Septem Soken

  • Dr Akihiro Aioi - Visiting Researcher
  • Mr Ryota Watanabe - Research Assistant

St John Group (joint with MHIQ)

  • Associate Professor James St John - Senior Research Leader, Head of the Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology, Stem Cell Research
  • Mr Matthew Barker - PhD candidate
  • Dr Matthew Barton - Lecturer
  • Mr Lachlan Beckingham - PhD candidate
  • Dr Anu Chacko - Research Fellow
  • Mr Mo Chen - PhD candidate
  • Mr Ali Delbaz - Research Fellow
  • Mr Lindsay Gee - Research Assistant
  • Dr Jia Yu Peppermint Lee - Research Fellow
  • Mr Saskdekumar Loganathan - Research Assistant
  • Dr Megha Mohan - Research Assistant
  • Dr Mariyam Murtaza - Research Fellow
  • Dr Ramya Mandyam - Research Fellow
  • Ms Lynn Nazareth - PhD Candidate
  • Dr Susitha Premarathne - Research Fellow
  • Dr Andrew Rayfield - Research Fellow,Research Manager
  • Ronak Reshamwala, M.D. - PhD Candidate
  • Dr Megha Shah - Research Fellow
  • Dr Todd Shelper - Research Fellow
  • Dr Denver Surrao - Research Fellow
  • Ms Brianna Thompson - Research Assistant
  • Dr Michael Todorovic - Lecturer
  • Dr Johana Tello Velasquez - ECR Leader/GU, Research Fellow
  • Dr Marie-Laure Vial - Research Fellow
  • Ms Heidi Walkden - PhD candidate
  • Ms Alison Wright - PhD candidate
  • Ms Rebecca Yao - PhD candidate
  • Associate Professor Jenny Ekberg - Associate Professor, Neurophysiology

Tonissen Group

  • Associate Professor Kathryn Tonissen - Research Partner
  • Ms Erin Clapper - PhD candidate
  • Mr Yaoying Lu - PhD candidate
  • Dr Thu Nguyen - Research Assistant
  • Ms Samantha Sze - PhD candidate

Executive team

  • Dr Ian Hayward - Centre Manager
  • Dr Raisa Monteiro - Strategic Development Manager
  • Ms Sheila Twilley - Executive Assistant

Professional officers

  • Dr Russell Addison - NatureBank
  • Ms Sasha Hayes - NatureBank
  • Dr Wendy Loa - NMR/Mass Spec Supervisor/Manager
  • Ms Maria Nguyen - Senior Research Assistant

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