Women in Science

Congratulations to Professor Karen Day AM


Bio21’s Professor Karen Day has been honoured with a Member (AM) in the general division in the Australia Day Awards for significant service to science education, and to global public health.

Media Release: Biophysical Chemist, Frances Separovic, ready to embark on 4th Homeward Bound Voyage

Professor Frances Separovic is ready to ​take her place ​as a leader in STEMM and as a Homeward Bound participant. Her achievements across biophysical chemistry make her a valued addition on this journey.

'Women of Bio21' Profiles - Yan Hong Tan

Meet Yan Hong Tan, Melbourne Protein Characterisation & ACRF Facility for Innovative Cancer Drug Discovery, acting Centre Manager

Women of Bio21 - Justine Mintern

Read about Justine Mintern, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Head of Vaccine Biology Lab

Women of Bio21 - Ineke Muir

Ineke Muir heads the Vascular Biophysics team, CSL Research. She investigates the effects of shear forces on preclinical drugs and therapies, to predict how they will behave in the bloodstream. She’s also a mum, an avid bike rider and an occasional bookworm.

Women of Bio21 'Mini Profiles' - Dr Zalihe (Zal) Hakki

Read about Dr Zalihe (Zal) Hakki, Chemistry, Williams Group, developing drugs against steroid-resistant asthma

Women of Bio21 - Qiong Yang (Yang)

Read about Qiong Yang (Yang), Research Fellow at the Pest & Environmental Adaptation Research Group (PEARG) at Bio21.

Women of Bio21 - Asmini Athman

Asmini Athman is the Lab Manager & OHS Advisor of the MDHS Infrastructure & Facilities team.

Women of Bio21 - Fiona Houghton

Read about Fiona Houghton, Dept Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21, Gleeson Lab

Media Release: New Bio21 building recognises pioneering women

The University of Melbourne has honoured two if its most revered scientists at the opening of the expanded Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology on Friday. The state-of-the-art, $46 million research building expands the footprint of the Bio21 Institute by 5000 square metres.


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