Alumni profiles

Alumni profiles

Staff and students group photo
The Institute's alumni community currently includes over 1500 past staff and students.

We like to catch up with alums and find out what they are now working on and their time at the Institute.

 

Samantha Oakes
(alum 2008-2012)

Samantha is passionate about finding better ways to treat the most aggressive forms of cancer.

Paul Cooper
(alum 1979-1983)

Paul reflects on his time working under the lates Don Metcalf.

Greg Menzies
(alum 1987-2015)

In his time at the Institute, Greg salvaged two marble busts of Walter and Eliza Hall.

Marthe D'Ombrain
(alum 2001-2013)

Marthe is passionate about bringing new, transformative medicines to patients.

Johanna Simkin
(alum 2013-2014)

As Senior Curator, Human Biology and Medicine, Museums Victoria, Johanna incorporates her scientific background with a love of the arts..

Derek Lacey
(alum 2014-2017)

Derek applied his scientific background when he founded a yeast business.

Elizabeth Murchison
(alum 2001-2002)

Elizabeth goal is to understand how transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian devils arise.  

Robyn Schenk
(alum 2014-2018)

Robyn investigates the transcriptional regulation of B cells and plasma cells, and finds time to produce a science podcast and do stand-up. 

 

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