Researcher Profiles

Dr Gang Li

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Bio
Faculty of Sciences

Dr Tim Zhao

ARC Research Associate
Faculty of Sciences

Dr. Jiangbo (Tim) Zhao is an Associate Investigator of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Nanoscale Biophotonics and a Research Associate at University of Adelaide. He is from Inner Mongolia, China, and holds Ph.D from Macquarie University, Australia. His research interests lie in the interdisciplinary area of photonics, materials, and biomedical science, focusing on light-matter interactions, luminescence in solid state and nanoscale structures, and photonics-based devices for practical applications.

Thanh Nguyen

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

With a background of training in Medicine (MD, Hanoi Medical University) and Medical Science (PhD, University of Adelaide), I am a basic and translation cardiovascular/imaging researcher, mastering a wide range of clinical and basic science techniques, and undertaking an overseas research fellowship in Oxford and Norwich, UK, in 2016.

Dr Beatriz Martins

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Beatriz Martins is a geriatrician pursuing research in the relationships of frailty and the built environment in elderly people from Adelaide, Australia and Nagoya, Japan. Beatriz completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine and Residency in Geriatrics Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dr Roberta De Bei

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Sciences

My research interest since I started my PhD at the University of Padua (Italy) has been plant physiology and viticulture. My research focuses on providing tangible outcomes for the wine industry and for growers. To date, I have mostly been engaged in climate change-related research.

Dr Christina Bursill

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Christina Bursill started as leader of the Plaque biology and New blood vessel area in January 2017 at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and as a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Adelaide, Department of Health and Medical Science. She recently received the inaugural Lin Huddleston National Heart Foundation fellowship. Dr Bursill is a vascular biologist with interests and expertise in vascular inflammation, atherosclerosis and angiogenesis.

Dr Alice Jones

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Faculty of Sciences

I am a quantitative ecologist with a particular interest in marine systems. Much of my research is focused on the effect that human activities and environmental change have on the distribution of species, populations and ecosystems - and the impact that this has for the persistence of those systems and the ecosystem services that they provide.