Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Professor Rackham gained his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate in Biochemistry at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. In 2003 Oliver relocated to the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK, as an MRC Career Development Fellow, working with Professor Jason Chin on approaches to systematically re-engineer the genetic code.

Oliver established his own group in WA in 2006 as an NHMRC Peter Doherty Fellow. Since then he has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellowship, an ARC Future Fellowship, the Marshall Medal, and was inducted into the European Inventor Hall of Fame. Oliver’s research is currently funded by grants from the ARC, Cancer Council WA, and NHMRC. He was a founding member and past President of Synthetic Biology Australasia.

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
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry, PhD, Visualisation of RNA-protein interactions in living cells, University of Otago

Award Date: 8 May 2004

Biochemistry, BSc(Hons), Readthrough: a novel mechanism for the regulation of cellular gene expression, University of Otago

Award Date: 18 Jul 1998

External positions

Professor, Curtin University

Research expertise keywords

  • RNA
  • Synthetic biology
  • Mitochondrial biogenesis
  • Ribosome
  • Gene editing

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Oliver Rackham is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or