• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


I completed my Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with honours in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UWA in 2015. I then went on to complete my PhD under the supervision of Prof. Alice Vrielink in 2020. Here, my research focused on the structural and biophysical characterisation of a bacterial membrane protein complex involved in polysaccharide export. In 2020 I moved to Ireland to take up a postdoctoral position at Trinity College Dublin and was awarded an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship. Here my research focused on membrane bound enzymes involved in bacterial lipoprotein processing as antibiotic targets. In 2022 I returned to Perth to take up a postdoctoral position focussing on structure-based drug design of cancer therapeutics. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PhD, Structural and Biophysical Characterisation of the Neisserial capsular polysaccharide export complex, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 27 Jul 2020

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BSc.Hons, Biophysical Characterisation of CtrC and CtrD from Neisseria meningitidis, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 22 Mar 2016

External positions

Postdoctoral Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

24 Feb 20207 Dec 2022

Research expertise keywords

  • Structural Biology
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Enzymology
  • Membrane Proteins


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