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Scientific Advisory Board

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  • Chair – Professor Ernst J. Wolvetang
    Chair – Professor Ernst J. WolvetangMSc, PhD: U of Amsterdam

    Professor Wolvetang heads the Stem Cell Engineering Group, and is one of the Directors of the University of Queensland stem cell and ageing centre (StemCARE), at the UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.

    Professor Ernst Wolvetang uses human induced pluripotent stem cells to model brain and ageing diseases, to perform functional genomics studies and develop novel regenerative medicine approaches.

    • Professor Patrick P. L. Tam
      Professor Patrick P. L. TamBSc(Hons), MPhil, PhD, CBiol, FAA, FAHMS, FRSB, FRS

      Professor Tam heads the Embryology Research Unit and is Deputy Director of Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI). He is a Senior Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and holds a conjoint appointment as Professor in the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology, School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School of the University of Sydney and Mok Hing-Yiu Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong.

      • Professor Ryan Lister
        Professor Ryan ListerPhD (UWA)

        Professor Lister is a Sylvia and Charles Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellow and head of the Epigenetics and Genomics laboratory at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and UWA.