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My Story

I am an accomplished molecular microbiologist with significant experience in multiple bioinformatic, molecular, genetic engineering and plant-based projects in the medical and agriculture fields, including: 1. Identifying frost sensitivity of cereals in Western Australia caused by ice nucleation bacteria for the Council of Grain Grower Organisation Limited (COGGO) and Department of Primary Industry and Rural Development (DPIRD) 2. The genotyping and phenotyping of microbial organisms (Pseudomonas sp., Bacillus sp., Salmonella sp., Klebsiella sp. and E. coli) isolated from field sites and pastures for the Antimicrobial Resistance laboratory (AMR) at Murdoch University 3.The Australian native fauna mitochondrial genome sequencing projects in collaboration with the Conservation and Wildlife group at Murdoch University 4.The genome sequencing project ‘Genomic Encyclopaedia-Root Nodule Bacteria (GEBA-RNB)’ 5.Curating the Murdoch University Pseudomonas culture collection 6.The validating of the Hydrobe® process (applied microbiology to produce hydrogen gas in a three-stage bioreactor system) for Hydrobe Pty Ltd.

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