Chemistry, biotechnology and forensic sciences

The team concentrates on a broad range of Australian industries, including pharmaceuticals, policing, natural products, agricultural biotechnology, biomedical detection and materials science.

Major research areas

We produce cutting-edge scientific knowledge to drive government policy in these areas:

  • agricultural biotechnology
  • analytical chemistry
  • aquaculture
  • biomedical diagnostic devices
  • botany
  • environmental chemistry
  • forensic biology
  • forensic chemistry
  • forensic entomology
  • marine biotechnology
  • materials chemistry
  • microfluidics
  • STEM education
  • synthetic medicinal chemistry.

Academic and research staff

Contact us

For more info about our research, contact our group facilitator Dr Xavier Conlan.
+61 3 5227 1416

Email Dr Conlan