Macclesfield Primary School (1980-1986), St Margaret’s School, Berwick (1987-1990), Olfcha Comprehensive School, Wales, UK (1990-1991), Caulfield Grammar School (1991-1993)
University of Melbourne (1995-1998), University of York, UK (2003-2009)
Great ormond St Hospital in the UK, Cancer Research UK, University of York in the UK, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine in the UK, Deakin Medical School, Geelong
Deakin Medical School
Lectuere in Molecular Medicine
Me and my work
Stuff with Stinky bacteria from your gut and skin!
My Typical Day
Some desk work, Teaching Uni students about Biomedical science and doing stuff with stinky microbes!!
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Racing with footy team coloured Live Maggots
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
To have endless money and time to do MORE SCIENCE!
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble in at school?
Yes, for talking too much and distracting others in class!
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
I worked on the first mouse model to cure peanut allergy in 2000. The things we learned from the animals led to one of the treatment of children with this allergy
Tell us a joke.
Why did the gut bacteria lie down? He was feeling a little flushed.
AFL, International Rugby Union, Cricket
North Melbourne Kangaroos