Our people

 

 

Executive Team

Centre Directors

  • Associate Professor Mark Blaskovich

    Director, IMB Centre for Superbug Solutions
    Principal Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Irina Vetter

    Co-Director, IMB Centre for Pain Research
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Kate Schroder

    Director, IMB Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Peter Visscher

    Group Leader, Cell and Developmental Biology Division
    ARC Laureate Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Ben Hankamer

    Director, IMB Centre for Solar Biotechnology
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Nathan Palpant

    Group Leader, Genetics and Genomics Division
    Senior Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Division Heads

  • Professor Robert Parton

    Division Head & Group Leader, Cell and Developmental Biology
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor David Fairlie

    Division Head & Group Leader, Chemistry and Structural Biology Division
    Professiorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Naomi Wray

    Division Head & Group Leader, Genetics and Genomics
    NHMRC Leadership Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Joint Appointment
    Queensland Brain Institute

Facility Managers

  • Dr James Springfield

    Microscopy Facility Manager
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Peta Harvey

    Research Officer
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Mr Alun Jones

    Manager, Mass Spectrometry Facility & Mass Spectrometry Facility Manager
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Nathan Palpant

    Group Leader, Genetics and Genomics Division
    Senior Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Christian Nefzger

    Dr Christian Nefzger

    Senior Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Dominique Gorse

    Chief Executive Officer - QFAB
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Grant Montgomery

    Director, UQ Genome Innovation Hub
    NHMRC Leadership Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience

External Engagement

Advancement

Partnerships

  • Mr Ash AmirShahi

    Research Partnerships Manager & Research Partnerships Manager (Life
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Research Leaders


Cell and Developmental Biology


Chemistry and Structural Biology
 

  • Professor David Fairlie

    Division Head & Group Leader, Chemistry and Structural Biology Division
    Professiorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Glenn King

    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Associate Professor Mark Blaskovich

    Director, IMB Centre for Superbug Solutions
    Principal Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Rob Capon

    Group Leader, Chemistry and Structural Biology Division
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Matt Cooper

    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor David Craik

    Group Leader, Chemistry and Structural Biology Division
    UQ Laureate Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Ben Hankamer

    Director, IMB Centre for Solar Biotechnology
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Ian Henderson

    Professor Ian Henderson

    Director
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Richard Lewis

    Director, IMB Centre for Pain Research
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Markus Muttenthaler

    Senior Research Fellow
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Associate Professor Mark Smythe

    Group Leader, Chemistry and Structural Biology Division
    Principal Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Irina Vetter

    Co-Director, IMB Centre for Pain Research
    Professorial Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience


Genetics and Genomics
 

  • Professor Naomi Wray

    Division Head & Group Leader, Genetics and Genomics
    NHMRC Leadership Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Joint Appointment
    Queensland Brain Institute
  • Professor Grant Montgomery

    Director, UQ Genome Innovation Hub
    NHMRC Leadership Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Andrew Mallett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Allan McRae

    ARC Future Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Quan Nguyen

    Senior Research Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Loic Yengo Dimbou

    ARC DECRA Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Peter Visscher

    Group Leader, Cell and Developmental Biology Division
    ARC Laureate Fellow - GL
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Research excellence

$1.3 billion+ commercial investment attracted to IMB research
1454 international collaborators
 
385 original publications in 2020
 
$28M in research funding last calendar year
 
20%+ of patent families at UQ are derived from IMB research
100% of donations go to the cause
 

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