Country Affiliations

  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 156 (Other: 156)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact


  • Keynote Address
    Redox proteins and antibacterial discovery,   Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand,   2017,  
    Academia, Crystallography
  • Keynote Address
    Unconscious Bias,   UQ women in Biomedical Science,   2017,  
    Women in STEM
  • Seminar
    Antibiotic Resistance,   Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Seminar Series,   2017,  
  • Public Event
    Unconscious bias,   Macquarie University Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders,   2017,  
    Women in STEM
  • Seminar
    Antibiotic Resistance,   50th Erice Crystallography School, Sicily, Italy Integrative Structural Biology,   2017,  
    ECRs and Academia
  • Plenary
    Balancing the scales: gender representation at scientific meetings,   Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting,   2017,  
    Women in Medicine
  • Plenary
    Unconscious Bias,   Thoracic Society ANZ Annual Scientific Meeting,   2017,  
    Women in Medicine
  • Panelist
    Women in STEM,   World Science Festival, Brisbane,   2017,  
    Women In STEM
  • Keynote Address
    Unconscious Bias,   Burnet Institute Director’s Seminar,   2017,  
    Women in STEM
  • Keynote Address
    Unconscious Bias,   Australian Colloid and Interface Society,   2017,  
    ECRs and Women in STEM
  • Keynote Address
    Antibacterial Resistance,   Asian Crystrallography Association Conference, VietNam,   2016,  
  • Plenary
    Redox proteins and drug discovery,   RMIT Enabling Capabilities,   1970,  
  • Seminar
    Unconscious Bias,   Griffith University Athena SWAN launch,   2016,  
    Women in STEM
  • Seminar
    Visionaries Seminar,   Queensland University of Technology, IHBI,   1970,  
    Academia, early career researchers
  • Seminar
    Targeting virulence,   Antimicrobial Resistance Forum, Big Data, Small Antibiotics,   2016,  
    Academia, industry, government
  • Seminar
    New Antibacterials,   Shanghai Institute Materia Medica,   2016,  
    International Network
  • Keynote Address
    Presentation on antibacterial resistance,   International Biofest,   2016,  
    Academia and Industry
  • Panelist
    Translational Research Excellence,   Life Sciences Queensland,   2016,  
    Industry and Academia
  • Panelist
    Ada Lovelace Day,   Australian Science Communicators QLD,   2016,  
    Women In STEM
  • Collaboration
    Keynote Speaker Annual Symposium Biochem Dept,   Monash University,   1970,  
    Early Career Researchers
  • Panelist
    The X and Y axes of Biotech Leadership,   JJInnovation Partnering Office QLD Industry Connect,   2016,  
    Women In STEM
  • Seminar
    UTS High Profile Seminar,   University of Technology Sydney,   2016,  
    Early Career Researchers, Women in Science, Scientific community
  • Panelist
    Spot the Bull**** science,   Science Nation,   2016,  
    Community engagement
  • Workshop
    Presentation to the Women in Science Working Group and Athena SWAN workshop,   University of Auckland,   2016,  
    Women in Science
  • Speech
    Presentation on targeting virulence to generate new antibacterials,   American Society of Microbiology,   2016,  
    Scientific community
  • Seminar
    Inaugural Gender Equity Committee Invited Presentation,   AIBN, University of Queensland,   2016,  
    Women in Science
  • Plenary
    Public Lecture,   James Cook University,   2016,  
    Women in Science and Early Career Researchers
  • Keynote Address
    Annual Scientific Conference,   Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand,   2016,  
    Women in Science
  • Panelist
    Bucking the sysTEM,   World Science Festival,   2016,  
    Women in Science
  • Seminar
    International Women's Day Event,   CSIRO Geelong, VIC,   2016,  

Learning and Teaching

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Supervision Overview

Currently primary supervisor of three PhD students based at UQ



Prof Jennifer Martin is an internationally renowned protein crystallographer and structural biologist. She has made seminal discoveries in bacterial redox biochemistry, including revealing how the DsbA enzyme assembles bacterial ‘weapons’, and has validated DsbA as a target for novel antibacterials that are now being developed. Through her role as a founding member of the Science and Gender Equity (SAGE) Steering Committee, Prof Martin helped implement the Athena SWAN pilot to address gender equity in science. Prof Martin is a strong public advocate for science with an inspirational and highly effective science communication record.  

Education and Training

  • DPhil Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford 1990
  • MPharm Master Of Pharmacy, Victorian College of Pharmacy 1986
  • BPharm Bachelor Of Pharmacy, Victorian College of Pharmacy 1982

Academic experience

  • NHMRC Research Fellow, 2015 - 2015
  • ARC Australian Laureate Fellow, 2010 - 2014
  • Honorary NHMRC Research Fellow, 2010 - 2014
  • NHMRC Fellow, 2007 - 2009
  • ARC Professorial Research Fellow, 1999 - 2004
  • ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow, 1993 - 1998
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rockefeller University 1991 - 1993
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1990 - 1990
  • Research Assistant, Victorian College of Pharmacy 1985 - 1986

Awards and Honours

  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of Science 2017 -
  • Wunderly Oration and Medal, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and Society of Respiratory Science 2017 - 2017
  • Life Member, Questacon, National Science and Technology Centre - 2007
  • Dorothy Hodgkin Lecturer, Somerville College Oxford 2007
  • Outstanding Biotechnology Researcher, Women in Biotechnology 2006
  • Roche Medal, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2005
  • Overseas Research Student Award, Uk Government 1986 - 1990
  • Scholarship, Australian Federation of University Women 1986 - 1986
  • Bursary, St Cross College Oxford 1986 - 1989
  • Mentor of the Year, finalist, NAB Women's Agenda 2015
  • Outstanding Biotechnology Achievement, Women in Technology 2011
  • Science Research Award, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1861 1986 - 1989
  • Award for Young Australians, Queen Elizabeth Second Silver Jubilee 1986 - 1986
  • 11 undergraduate awards including the Golf Medal, Victorian College of Pharmacy 1982
  • Lady Masson Lecturer, University of Melbourne Chemical Society 2010
  • Finalist, Queensland Pride of Australia Award, Inspiration Category, Courier Mail 2015

External service roles

  • President, Asian Crystallography Association 2016 -
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Australian Synchrotron 2015 - Present
  • Women in Health Sciences Committee, NHMRC 2012 - Present
  • Executive Committee, International Structural Genomics Organisation 2011 - 2015
  • Science in Australia Gender Equity Committee, Australian Academy of Science 2014 - 2015
  • National Committee for Crystallography, Chair, Australian Academy of Science 2008 - 2011
  • Commission on Biological Macromolecules, International Union of Crystallography 2005 - 2014
  • Science Consultative Group, Australian Synchrotron 2010 - 2010
  • International Scientific Advisory Committee, Australian Synchrotron 2008 - 2009
  • Steering Committee chair, Queensland Synchrotron Group 2007 - 2012
  • National Scientific Advisory Committee, Australian Synchrotron 2002 - 2007
  • President, Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand 2003 - 2005
  • Queensland Representative on Council, Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2001 - 2003
  • Council member, 2000 - 2006

Visiting appointments

  • Visiting Scientist, Imperial College London 2010 -

Editorial roles

  • Section Editor, IUCr Acta Crystallogr Section D 2014 - Present
  • Editorial Board Member, J Biol Chem 2008 - 2012
  • Ad hoc reviewer, PNAS, Nature Chem Biol, NSMB, Structure, Mol Micro and others

Professional memberships

  • Member (and former QLD rep), Australian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member (former council member, President), Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, Biophysical Society USA
  • Member, Australian Society of Biophysics