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Current Experience

  • Research officer
    Since February 2016

    Perform molecular techniques within the Liver Injury and Cancer Laboratory specialising in, but not limited to qRT-PCR, OpenArrays (Applied Biosystems).

  • Violist
    Since January 2014
    Regularly perform as a member of the Lady Grey String Quartet at functions including weddings, and corporate events.

  • Violist (freelance)
    Since January 2003
    Play the Viola in various semi-professional community orchestras in the Sydney area, Australia including but not limited to the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, The Metropolitan Orchestra, The Sydney Youth Orchestra, The Amateur Chamber Music Society, The Sydney University Graduate Choir, the Philharmonia Choirs, The Sydney University Symphony Orchestra (President), The Eastern Sydney Chamber Orchestra, The Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra, The Bourbaki Ensemble. Regularly perform as a member of various quartets at functions including weddings, and corporate events.

Past Experience

  • PhD student
    March 2008 --- December 2015
    Successfully completed my PhD in association with the University of Sydney (graduated December 2015)

  • Harvest Cellar Assistant (Intern)
    August 2015 --- November 2015
    Actively learned a range of wine making techniques including sterilisation techniques, fermentation, pumpovers, barrel topping, tank transfers, and chemical and yeast additions.

  • Customer Service Consultant
    June 2015 --- August 2015
    Door-to-door sales for various charities including Red Cross and Canteen

  • Research Assisant
    March 2007 --- December 2007
    Performed mouse screening, and various molecular techniques


LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyCell biologyFlow CytometryGeneticsPCRResearchBiochemistryWestern BlottingMicroscopyqPCRImmunohistochemistryData AnalysisStatistical Data AnalysisMicroarray AnalysisMouse Handlingmouse modelsMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft ExcelScientific WritingBioinformatics

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
geneticsBioinformaticsCell culture Analyze data


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Medicine from University of Sydney in 2015
  • Graduate Certificate of Innovation and Enterprise in Business from University of Sydney in 2010
  • Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Genetics) in Molecular and Microbial Biosciences from University of Sydney in 2006
  • High School in from Newington College in 2002
  • Infants School in from Australia Street Infants School in 1992

Training and Certification

  • Ph.D. in 2015 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Elementary Proficiency

Area / Region

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Driving License
  • No