The IMB Advisory Board is chaired by an independent person, and comprises external and university members.  

The board provides guidance on the successful operation of the institute as a world class research organisation, with respect to its research, commercialisation and engagement activities. 

Chair

  • Dr Cherrell Hirst

    Chair, Advisory Board
    Adjunct Professor
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Members

  • Bob Christiansen

    Mr Bob Christiansen

    Chair, Translation Sub-Committee & Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Adjunct Professor
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor John Funder

    Professor John Funder

    Honorary Professor
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Dr Anand Gautam

    Dr Anand Gautam

    Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Associate Professor Beverley Rowbotham

    Associate Professor Beverley Rowbotham

    Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Melissa Brown

    Professor Melissa Brown

    Executive Dean
    Faculty of Science
    Affiliate Professor
    Mater Research Institute-UQ, Faculty of Medicine
    Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Professor Aidan Byrne

    Professor Aidan Byrne

    Provost
    The University of Queensland
    Member, Advisory Board
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience