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Prof. Joel Mackay

PI (NHMRC Senior Research Fellow). Hairy.

Prof. Jacqui Matthews

PI (NHMRC Senior Research Fellow) - hooping name "Alpha Helix".

Dr Nick Shepherd

PI (ARC DECRA Fellow) - has come by way of the IMB and Tokyo U. A real, live chemist! Knows things like which end of a rotovap you put the sample in...

Dr Ann Kwan

NMR Facility Manager, with her own unique style. Has successfully wrestled the new 800 into shape.

A/Prof. David Segal

Sabbatical visitor from deep in the agricultural heart of the US - UC Davis (note wheat in background).

Angela Nikolic

Our lab manager (the person who *really* runs the lab). Watch out if you aren't wearing your lab coat!

Dr Lorna Wilkinson-White

Postdoc with Jacqui - cat fancier...

Dr Philippa Stokes

Über-postdoc with Jacqui. No longer sponsored by Donut King...

Dr Ana Silva

Postdoc with Joel. From Portugal via the UK (escaping the York winters - and summers). Our very own crystallographer!

Dr Jason Low

Postdoc in the Mackay lab - fresh from a PhD at UNSW with Prof. Marc Wilkins - continuing on a theme of gene regulatory proteins (with less yeast).

Dr Ingrid MacIndoe

After BSc Hons with Joel, a PhD with Margie and a schoolteaching sabbatical in Japan, Ingrid is back (and blonder than before) to get a bit more cellular...

Dr Mario Torrado del Rey

Recently arrived postdoc from Spain. Unfortunately didn't bring his guitar...

Dr Biswa Mohanty

Visiting postdoc from Monash - dividing his time between Sydney and Melbourne in 2015.

Ivan Nisevic

PhD student with Jacqui. From Serbia - Joel's Croatian heritage could make lab soccer interesting.

Paul Setiyaputra

PhD student with Joel. Definitely the tidiest desk in the lab...and a mean bass guitar.

Krystal Lester

PhD student with Jacqui. Netball queen. Liked Hons so much, she decided to stay.

Dorothy Wai

PhD student with Joel. We're thinking of having a competition to design her caption.

Neil Robertson

PhD student with Jacqui. Has the best (binding) curves...

Steph Helder

PhD student with Joel - staying on after Hons. Was under Marylène's designer RBP wing.

Armando Alcazar

Second year PhD student at Guanajuato University in Mexico. Here for 6 months with Joel to see science Australia-style.

Priya Thaivalappil

Research assistant with Joel - has moved all the way from Level 7 to join the lab!

Kyle Webster

Summer visitor from NZ working with Joel. Has been lured from finance to biotech.

Manan Shah

Summer student with Jacqui. Has bravely come over from UNSW for his summer research experience!

Max Bedward

Summer student working with Jason.

Queenie Cat

Technical assistant [small animal handling].


In charge of sitting down (someone has to do it when Joel is away)...

A. Zebra

New lab mascot. With wheels, believe it or not...

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