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 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 Emily Cooper - Honours candidate
  • Ms Gillian Fisher - Research Fellow/GU Fellow
  • Ms Eva Hesping - PhD candidate

Avery Group

  • Professor Vicky Avery - Principal Research Leader
  • Dr Catalina Carrasco - Research Fellow
  • Ms Sandra Duffy - Senior Research Assistant
  • Ms Elouise Gaylard - Research Assistant
  • Mr Majid Hejazian - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Mr David Hilko - PhD candidate
  • Ms Angela Hillsdon - Admin. Assistant
  • Dr Elke Kaemmerer - Research Fellow
  • Mr Aaron Lock - Senior Research Assistant
  • Dr Carrie Lovitt - ECR Leader
  • Dr Leonardo Lucantoni - Research Fellow
  • Ms Kate Parsons - Research Assistant
  • Ms Renee Atua - Scientific Assistant
  • Ms Thilini Perera - PhD candidate
  • Ms Mahreen Rasheed - PhD candidate
  • Mr Ronak Reshamwala - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Mr Luke Robertson - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Dr Tayner Rodriguez - Research Fellow
  • Mr Dayani Senandeera - PhD candidate (Associate Supervisor)
  • Dr Melissa Sykes - ECR Leader
  • Dr Joshua Wingerd - Research Fellow
  • Mr Bilal Zulfiqar - PhD candidate

Brown Group

Carroll Group

Coster Group

  • Associate Professor Mark Coster - Research Partner
  • Ms Melissa Barnier - PhD candidate
  • Mr Romain LePage - PhD candidate
  • Mr Pakornwit Sarnpitak - PhD candidate
  • Mr Xiaoyu Zhu - Masters candidate

Davis Group

  • Associate Professor Rohan Davis - Research Leader
  • Ms Folake Egbewande - PhD candidate
  • Ms Shelly Gordon - Masters candidate
  • Ms Kah Yean Lum - PhD candidate
  • Mr Mario Wibowo - PhD candidate

Compounds Australia

  • Ms Vee Halilovic - Operations
  • Ms Rebecca Lang - Senior Operations
  • Ms Moana Simpson - Manager
  • Ms Heather Watts - Operations
  • Ms Deborah Wessling - Operations

Feng Group

  • Dr Yun Jiang Feng - Research Leader
  • Mr William Gang - PhD candidate
  • Ms Daozhi (Anna) Ge - MSc candidate
  • Mr Jianying Han - PhD candidate
  • Mr Duy Thanh Nguyen - MSc candidate
  • Mr Gengxuan (Maxie) Shi - MSc candidate
  • Ms Chao Wang - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yan Xie - PhD candidate
  • Mr Jiayu (Clarence) Zhang - MSc candidate

Hofmann Group

  • Associate Professor Andreas Hofmann - Research Leader
  • Ms Megan Cross - PhD candidate
  • Dr Siji Rajan - Research Fellow

Kennedy Group

  • Associate Professor Derek Kennedy - Research Partner
  • Ms Umber Alam - PhD candidate
  • Mr Naveen Chintala - PhD candidate
  • Ms Kimberley Christen - PhD candidate
  • Ms Daraj Ghazal - PhD candidate
  • Ms Xue Lu - Masters candidate
  • Ms Rocio Martinez - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yunan Qian - Honours candidate
  • Ms Alexandra Rajapakse - Honours candidate
  • Ms Qian Zhang - PhD candidate

Mellick Group

Martin Group

  • Professor Jennifer Martin - Principal Research Leader
  • Ms Signe Christensen - PhD candidate
  • Dr Camila Cotrim - Research Fellow
  • Ms Emily Furlong - PhD candidate
  • Dr Mian-Chee Gor - Research Fellow
  • Dr Shu-Hong Hu - Senior Research Fellow
  • Mr Russell Jarrott - Senior Research Assistant
  • Ms Emma Livingstone - PhD candidate
  • Dr Roisin McMahon - ECR Leader

Poulsen Group

  • Professor Sally-Ann Poulsen - Senior Research Leader
  • Dr Laurent Bornaghi - Visiting Researcher
  • Ms Erin Clapper - Honours candidate
  • Mr David Hilko - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yaoying Lu - Honours candidate
  • Dr Thu Nguyen - Research Assistant
  • Mr Prahlad Raninga - PhD candidate
  • Ms Samantha Sze - PhD candidate
  • Mr Yu Zhang - MSc candidate
  • Associate Professor Kathryn Tonissen - Research Partner

Quinn Group

  • Professor Ronald Quinn - Principal Research Leader
  • Dr Asmaa Boufridi - Research Fellow
  • Dr Angela Di Capua - Research Fellow
  • Mr Ali Elnaas - PhD candidate
  • Dr Qian Liang - Visiting Fellow
  • Ms Marina Linova - Visiting Joint PhD candidate, USD
  • Dr Miaomiao Liu - Research Fellow
  • Ms Hua Luo - Visiting Research Assistant
  • Mr Jun Ma - PhD candidate
  • Mr Tin Mak - Research Assistant
  • Ms Sara Motamen - PhD candidate
  • Dr Sonya Scott - Project Manager
  • Ms Hui Wang - PhD candidate
  • Ms Yang Yang - 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

Skinner-Adams Group

  • Dr Tina Skinner-Adams - Research Leader
  • Mr Christopher Hart - PhD candidate
  • Mr Jake Saunders - Advanced Studies

Septem Soken

  • Dr Akihiro Aioi - Visiting Researcher
  • Mr Ryota Watanabe - 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
  • Mr Mo Chen - PhD candidate
  • Mr Ali Delbaz - PhD candidate
  • Mr Lindsay Gee - Research Assistant
  • Mr Simon Ledwidge - Research Fellow
  • Ms Megha Mohan - Research Assistant
  • Ms Mariyam Murtaza - Research Fellow
  • Ms Lynn Nazareth - Research Assistant
  • Dr Ramya Mandyam - Research Assistant
  • Dr Andrew Rayfield - Research Fellow,Research Manager
  • Mr Ronak Reshamwala - PhD candidate
  • Dr Megha Shah - Research Fellow
  • Dr Michael Todorovic - Lecturer
  • Dr Gervase Tuxworth - Lecturer
  • Dr Johana Tello Velasquez - ECR Leader/GU, Research Fellow
  • Dr Marie-Laure Vial - Research Fellow
  • Ms Heidi Walkden - PhD candidate
  • Ms Alison Wright - Masters candidate
  • Ms Rebecca Yao - PhD candidate
  • Associate Professor Jenny Ekberg - Associate Professor, Neurophysiology

Executive team

  • Dr Ian Hayward - Centre Manager
  • Ms Tish Henderson - Admin Support
  • 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
  • Mr Stephen Toms - Senior Instrument Engineer

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