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Overview

Expertise Keywords

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Recombinant Protein Expression and Purification
  • Yeast

Subject Area Codes

  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Cell Development, Proliferation and Death
  • Cell and Nuclear Division
  • Genetics
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Targets
  • Receptors and Membrane Biology
  • Signal Transduction

Country Affiliations

  • France
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • United States

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 34 (Other: 34)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Invitations

  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   Yeast: Products and Discovery,   2015,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   Mechanosensory Transduction Satellite Meeting,   2014,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   International Conference on Medical & Health Sciences,   2013,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   Second International Conference on F-BAR Proteins,   2009,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   7th Hunter Cellular Biology Meeting,   2007,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   Joint NZMS - NZSBMB Conference "Molecules to Complex Systems",   2007,  
  • Speech
    Invited speaker,   First International Conference on PCH/F-BAR Proteins,   2007,  

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Microbiology for Oral Health (2015MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Macromolecular & Cell Biochem (3016MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Biochemistry (2005MSC)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Supervision Overview

Suniti Naqvi (Principal Supervisor) (graduated with PhD 2001 from National University of Singapore, Singapore)</br>Ren Gang (Co-supervisor) (graduated with PhD 2007 from University of Queensland and University of Strasbourg, France) (Co-tutelle/Joint Supervision PhD)</br>Amber Stephens (Co-supervisor) (graduated with PhD 2010 from University of Queensland)</br>Caroline Atkinson (nee Hinton) (Associate Supervisor) (graduated with PhD 2016 from Griffith University)</br>Onur Sakiragaoglu (Principal Supervisor) (PhD thesis submitted 2016)</br>Heike Mack (Principal Supervisor) (current at Griffith University)</br>Laurence Jennings (Associate Supervisor) (current at Griffith University)

Background

Education and Training

  • BSc Bachelor of Science, The University of Adelaide - 1983
  • BScHons Bachelor Of Science With Honours, University of Adelaide - 1984
  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, The Aust. National Uni 1989

Professional experience

  • Senior Research Fellow (Lab Head), Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), The University of Queensland 2004 - 2008
  • Senior Scientist (Lab Head), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), The National University of Singapore, Singapore 2002 - 2003
  • Senior Scientist (Lab Head), Institute of Molecular Agrobiology, The National Universty of Singapore, Singapore. 1997 - 2002
  • Research Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, USA 1989 - 1991
  • Research Fellow, Biozentrum der Universitaet Basel, Basel, Switzerland 1991 - 1997

Internal service roles

  • Chairperson of Examiners for PhD candidates, Griffith University 2012 - 2016
  • Local Health and Safety Contact, School of Medical Science 2010 - 2016
  • Course Convenor, 2005MSC Biochemistry 2009 - 2016

External service roles

  • External Assessor, The Wellcome Trust (UK) 2010 - 2016
  • External Assessor, Medical Research Council (MRC) (UK) 2012 - 2016
  • External Assessor, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) (UK) 2012 - 2016
  • Australia-based Reader, Australian Research Council 2002 - 2016
  • External Assessor, National Health and Medical Research Council 2005 - 2016
  • Queensland State Representative, The Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2008 - 2010
  • Chair and President, Yeast Special Interest Group of ASBMB 2005 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Trends in Cell Biology 2012 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Current Biology (Cell Press, USA) 2004 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, The Journal of Cell Biology (Rockefeller University Press, New York, USA) 2004 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Molecular and Cellular Biology (American Society for Microbiology, USA) 2000 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Molecular Biology of the Cell (American Society for Cell Biology, USA) 2000 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, The Journal of Cell Science (Company of Biologists Ltd, UK) 1999 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Traffic 1999 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, FEBS Journal 2005 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, European Journal of Cell Biology 2012 - 2016
  • Manuscript peer-reviewer, Cytoskeleton 2010 - 2016
  • Scientist, Scientists- and Mathematicians-In-Schools 2009 - 2016

Editorial roles

  • Managing Editor (Encyclopedia of Bioscience), Frontiers in Bioscience (New York, USA) 2009 - 2016

Professional memberships

  • LS2 Member, Life Sciences Switzerland (formerly Swiss Society for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences) and Schweizerische Gesellschaft fuer Biochemie) 1993 - 2016
  • ASHM Member, Australian Society for HIV Medicine 2012 - 2016
  • ACH2 Member, Australian Centre for HIV and Hepatitis Research 2009 - 2016
  • AAAS Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1995 - 2016
  • GSA Member, The Genetics Society of America 1992 - 2016
  • ASCB Member, The American Society for Cell Biology 1991 - 2016
  • ASBMB Member, The Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1984 - 2016