Researcher Profiles

Sarah Bernhardt

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Sarah Bernhardt is a PhD candidate with the Breast Biology and Cancer Unit, based at the Basil Hetzel Institute. Her research explores how menstrual cycling can impact breast cancer diagnosis in young women.

Dr Daniel Barratt

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Barratt is an early career researcher in the Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics Laboratories of the Discipline of Pharmacology. He is also a member of the University of Adelaide Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine.

Dr Chaoshui Xu

Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Dr Danushka Wijesundara

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I completed my Bachelor of Biotechnology with First Class Honours at the Australian National University (ANU) during 2008. During my honours, I became interested in understanding ways to best harness the immune system in combating viral infections. Consequently, I embarked on a PhD project with Dr. Charani Ranasinghe at The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU during 2010 to understand ways to improve the efficacy of genetically modified and safe pox viral vaccines to target human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Dr Nathan Stanley

Postdoctoral Fellow
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Dr Miranda Van Hooff

Director of Research
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Van Hooff is a Senior Research Fellow, and Director of Research at The University of Adelaide's Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies.

Dr Ellie Lawrence-Wood

Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies at The University of Adelaide and the Study Manager for the Impact of Combat Study (Transition & Wellbeing Research Programme). I am particularly interested in the role of social context in terms of how people think and behave, and the nexus between mental and physical health.

Dr John Kaldi

Chief Scientist CO2CRC - Chair of Geosequest
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

John Kaldi is a Professor of Petroleum Geology and Engineering at the Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide. He is also the Chief Scientist for the CO2CRC. John’s career includes being the

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