Group Members

Research scientists:

von RichthofenThomas Madsen, Honorary Professor
Current holding the following positions:
• Honorary Professorial Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia;
• Honorary Professorial Fellow, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Full CV available HERE (PDF)

Research students:

Jordan ChartersJordan Charters
Email: jordan.charters@uqconnect.edu.au
Researcher from A/Prof Robbie Wilsons’ group (The Performance Lab) University of Queensland.
Topic: Sex, death and telomeres: how ageing influence reproductive success in suicidal breeding Australian marsupials.

No ImageMohammad Mahmudul Hassan
Email: miladhasan@yahoo.com
International Higher Degree Research Student, co-supervised with Prof Marcel Klaassen.
Topic: Who is the culprit: ecology and epidemiology of Avian Influenza at the wildlife / poultry interface in Bangladesh.

Jaime HeinigerJaime Heiniger
Email: j.heiniger@uq.edu.au
Visiting researcher from A/Prof Robbie Wilsons’ group (The Performance Lab) University of Queensland.
Topic: The ecology and reproductive biology of the northern quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus, on Groote Eylandt. Full CV available HERE (PDF).

Karinda Lee Henry
Email: klhen@deakin.edu.au
Honours student, co-supervised with Dr Ina Smith at CSIRO-AAHL (based at AAHL).
Topic: Discovery of Infectious Agents in Australian Bats. More about Karinda HERE

PatrickPatrick Mileto
Email: pmileto@deakin.edu.au
Research associate. Co-supervised with Dr Bethany Hoye and Dr Simeon Lisovski
Topic: Telomere length, environmental factors and return rate in migratory birds

Nynke R.Nynke Raven
Email: ravenn@deakin.edu.au
PhD student. Co-supervised with Dr Bethany Hoye and Dr Simeon Lisovski
Topic: Immune Gene Variation in Migratory Birds.

Kim-smallKimberly Pinch
Email: kparkins@deakin.edu.au
Honours student.
Topic: Naive predators and toxic prey: A population genetic analysis of yellow-spotted goannas (Varanus panoptes) across Australia.

No ImageKriti Ray
Email: Kriti.Ray@Relbio.com
International Higher Degree Research Student, co-supervised with Prof John Donald.
Topic: Reporter assays for Monoclonal antibodies.

Tracey RussellTracey Russell
Email: trus3855@uni.sydney.edu.au
Australian Higher Degree Research Student, co-supervised with Prof Kathy Belov at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Veterinary Science.
Topic: Behavioural traits of Tasmanian Devils.

Geordie Jennings
Email: grjennin@deakin.edu.au

Canine members:

Our dogs are important members of the group ensuring that we conduct outstanding research… and keep us on track when we start losing it.

Dorka (1995 - 2010)

Dorka (1995 – 2010)

Csibe (2010)

Csibe (2010)