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Dr Minh Huynh

Position
Microscopist, Biomolecular Imaging Specialist

Contact
Email:
Ph: + 61 2 9351 7525
Fax: + 61 2 9351 7682

Qualifications
B.Med.Sc (Hons), 2002, USYD; PhD, 2007, USYD

Background
Minh conducted her Honours project and PhD at the Department of Oral Pathology under the supervision of Professor Zoellner at Westmead Hospital, where she studied morphological changes of endothelium during apoptosis and mechanisms for tumour invasion. Following her PhD studies, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher for the Iron Metabolism and Chelation Program at the University of Sydney investigating intracellular trafficking of endosomes and mitochondria.

Role
Minh manages the PC2 facilities for Cell Culture and the Biomolecular Laboratory, which involves general maintenance and training of users. She also provides technical support in specimen preparation for light and optical microscopy, which includes training of users, help with achieving research goals and problem solving. Minh is also involved in the Fluorescent Microscopy Techniques, Confocal Microscopy and Microscopy of Biomolecular Processes courses that are run by the centre.

Research interests

  • Canalicular formation in apoptotic endothelial cells
  • Mechanisms for tumour invasion and metastasis
  • Intracellular trafficking of endosomes and mitochondria
  • Live-cell imaging
  • Confocal and TEM

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