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.

Research affiliates

Adjunct members

  • 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
  • Ms Megan Cross - PhD Candidate
  • 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

Cristino Group

  • Dr Alex Cristino - Research Leader

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
  • Mr Jianying Han - PhD candidate
  • Mr Duy Thanh Nguyen - MSc candidate
  • Mr Gengxuan (Maxie) Shi - MSc candidate
  • Ms Yan Xie - PhD candidate

Mellick Group

Martin Group

Poulsen Group

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

Quinn Group

  • Professor Ronald Quinn, AO - Principal Research Leader
  • Mr Ali Elnaas - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yusi Jiao - Master's candidiate
  • Dr Miaomiao Liu - Research Fellow
  • Mr Tin Mak - Research Assistant
  • Ms Sara Motamen - PhD candidate
  • Dr Sonya Scott - Project Manager
  • Ms Hui Wang - Honours candidate
  • Ms Yan Xie - PhD candidate
  • Emeritus Professor Ian Jenkins - Adjunct Professor

Rehm Group

  • Professor Bernd Rehm - Principal Research Leader, Head of the Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymers
  • Dr Wankuson Chanasit - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Dr Shuxiong Chen - Research Fellow
  • Mr Benjamin Evert - PhD candidate
  • Ms Zennia Jean Gonzaga - PhD candidate
  • Ms Minh Tam Tran Thi - PhD candidate
  • Dr David Wibowo - Research Fellow

Sainsbury Group

  • Dr Frank Sainsbury - Research Leader

Skinner-Adams Group

  • Associate Professor Tina Skinner-Adams - Research Leader
  • Mr Christopher Hart - PhD candidate
  • Ms Jade Evans - Honours candidate
  • Ms Mary Kent - Capstone candidate
  • Dr Snigdha Tiash - Research Fellow

Septem Soken

  • Dr Akihiro Aioi - Visiting Researcher
  • Mr Takuhiro Yamada - 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

  • Professor Kathy Andrews - Director
  • Professor Sally-Ann Poulsen - Deputy Director
  • 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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