The University of Queensland and CSIRO are building a new world-class $4.5 million initiative to boost Australia’s synthetic biology capabilities.
Two job openings for postdoctoral researchers at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, University of Queensland. Applications deadline 21 Sptember 2018.
We are excited to present synthetic biologist, Dr Karen Weynberg, who is the ECR representative of SBA Executive Board. Karen is a CSIRO Future Science Research Fellow based at University of Queensland.
She completed her PhD in the UK in 2009, uncovering new viruses that infect marine phytoplankton. Her first fellowship, the ARC Super Science Research Fellowship, investigated the role of viruses in coral reefs. Her current fellowship uses synthetic biology to develop phage therapy for addressing bacterial biofilms and antibiotic resistance. Suffice to say that Karen is something of a virus aficionado, and has even given a TedX talk and media interviews to BBC News and ABC News. Twitter handle: @ReefViruses