Staff profile - Michael Cater

Dr Michael Cater

Position: Lecturer in Molecular Genetics
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Science Engineering & Built Environment
Department: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus



Dr. Cater obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology at Deakin University in 2005, where he focused his research on metal-homeostatic mechanisms in mammals. He continued to pursue metallomics-based research at the Mental Heath Research Institute (MHRI), in relation to Alzheimer’s disease and neuronal function. In 2008, Dr Cater accepted a Peter Doherty Fellowship from the NHMRC and at the beginning of 2010 switched research focus to the cancer field and relocated to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. In 2013, Dr Cater relocated his research program to the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

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