Researchers, capabilities and resources

Our expertise includes:

  • cell and molecular biology
  • drug discovery
  • pre-clinical technologies
  • clinical trials
  • health service implementation
  • best economic practices.
Team members
Name Research Area School/AffiliationPosition RCMCP position
Professor Patrick HumbertCancer biology, cell polarity and tissue architecture School of Molecular Science Professor of Cancer Biology Director
Professor Jonathan CebonCancer immunobiology [external link] School of Cancer Medicine/ Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) Adjunct Professor/ Medical Director, ONJCRI Chief investigator
Associate Professor Alex Dobrovic Translational genomics and epigenomics School of Cancer Medicine/ Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute Adjunct Associate Professor/ Group Leader, ONJCRI Chief investigator
Professor Matthias ErnstCancer and inflammation [external link] School of Cancer Medicine/ Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute Head of School/ Scientific Director, ONJCRI Chief investigator
Associate Professor Sophie HillConsumer participation, health literacy School of Psychology and Public Health Associate Professor/Head, Centre for Health Communication and Participation Chief investigator
Dr Conor HoganElectrochemistry, photochemistry, chemical sensing and biosensing School of Molecular Science Associate Professor Chief investigator
Professor Catherine ItsiopolousDietetics, chronic disease School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport Head of School Chief investigator
Associate Professor Marc KvansakulStructural biology of cell death and host-pathogen interactions School of Molecular Science Associate Professor/ ARC Future Fellow Chief investigator
Professor John MosesClick chemistry, antibiotic drug discovery, biometric synthesis of complex natural products, chemical biology School of Molecular Science Professor of Organic Chemistry Chief investigator
Associate Professor Helena RichardsonCell polarity, cell signalling and cancer School of Molecular Science Associate Professor Chief investigator
Professor Alan ShiellHealth economics, economic evaluation, systems theory, complexity, public health School of Psychology and Public Health Professor of Health Economics/ Lead, Prevention Centre’s Systems Science and Implementation Capacity, Australian Prevention Partnership Centre Chief investigator
Professor Carlene WilsonPsycho-oncology School of Psychology and Public Health Professor of Psycho-oncology/ Professor of Psycho-oncology, Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness Centre Chief investigator

Capabilities and resources

  • In vivo models of cancer
  • Mammary stem cell transplantation
  • 3D organoid cultures
  • Genetic and chemical screens
  • Biomarker analysis
  • State of the art imaging
  • X-ray crystallography and (cryo) EM
  • Molecular mechanisms of cancer
  • Epigenomics