Our people

Lab supervisors

Our network of people shows the strength, breadth and depth of BIC research. We have a strong national presence, demonstrated by our partnerships with researchers throughout New Zealand and internationally.

Renwick Dobson

Professor
Biochemistry
Julius von Haast 620
Internal Phone: 95145

Matt James Watson

Associate Professor
Link Rm 402
Internal Phone: 93803

Deborah Crittenden

Senior Lecturer
Beatrice Tinsley 326
Internal Phone: 95087

Antony Fairbanks

Professor
Beatrice Tinsley 324
Internal Phone: 95217

Conan Fee

Head of School
Professor
West 309
Internal Phone: 94078

Paul Gardner

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago
Julius von Haast 520
Phone: +643366742
Internal Phone: 6742

Juliet Gerrard

Professor and Associate Dean (Research)
School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland

Volker Nock

Associate Professor
Rutherford Discovery Fellow
Link 306
Internal Phone: 94303

Emily Parker

Professor, Ferrier Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington
West 758
Phone: +643366871
Internal Phone: 6871

Grant Pearce

Senior Lecturer
Biochemistry
Julius von Haast 624
Internal Phone: 95199

Anthony Poole

Professor
School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland

Pram Abhayawardhana

Lecturer
West 311
Internal Phone: 90243

David Ackerley

Associate Professor
School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington

Azam Ali

Associate Professor
Department of Food Science, Director of the Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine, University of Otago

Maan Alkaisi

Professor
EEE First Professional Year Coordinator
Link Rm 509
Internal Phone: 94242

Jane Allison

Associate Professor
School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland

Timothy Allison

Lecturer
Chemistry Seminar Co-ordinator
Beatrice Tinsley 328
Internal Phone: 93034

Vic Arcus

Professor
School of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato

Stephen Brennan

Professor
Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Canterbury Health Laboratories

Carlo Carere

Lecturer
Internal Phone: 90224

Stefan Clerens

Science Team Leader, Proteins and Biomaterials
AgResearch

David Antho Collings (Adjunct)

Julius von Haast 635
Internal Phone: 4662

Simone Dimartino

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering
School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

Laura Domigan

Research Fellow
School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland

Jolon Dyer

Science Group Leader of the Food and Bio-Based Products
AgResearch

Gary Evans

Professor
Chief Science Advisor, MBIE and Deputy Director Ferrier Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington

Monica Gerth

Research Fellow
School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington

Brent Gilpin

Science Leader
Institute of Environmental Science & Research (ESR)

Peter Gostomski

Head of Department
Link Rm 406
Internal Phone: 93805

Mark Hampton

Professor
University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine

Richard Hartshorn

Professor
School of Physical and Chemical Sciences Safety Officer
Beatrice Tinsley 428
Internal Phone: 95157

Tim Huber

Lecturer
West 319
Internal Phone: 94124

Geoff Jameson

Professor in Structural Chemistry and Biology
Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University

Jodie Johnston

Senior Lecturer
Beatrice Tinsley 325
Internal Phone: 93044

Martin Kennedy

Professor
University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine

Sarah Kessans

Lecturer
West 325
Internal Phone: 92140

Tony Kettle

Professor
University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine

Nigel Larsen

Science Group Leader
Bioresources Engineering and Chemistry, Food Innovation Portfolio, Plant and Food Research

Shaun Lott

Associate Professor
Faculty of Science, University of Auckland

Dr Peter Mace

Senior Research Fellow
Biochemistry Department, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago

Aaron Marshall

Associate Professor
Link Rm 411
Internal Phone: 94093

Ken Morison

Associate Professor
Director of Intermediate and First Professional Year Studies
Link Rm 408
Internal Phone: 93818

Jim Morton

Associate Professor
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University

Andrew Muscroft-Taylor

Team Leader
Julius von Haast 626
Internal Phone: 95197

James Murphy

Associate Professor
Visiting Erskine Fellow
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Ali Nazmi

Lecturer
Internal Phone: 91277

Wayne Patrick

Associate Professor
School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington

Mitja Remus-Emsermann

Senior Lecturer
Microbiology
Internal Phone: 95351

Phillip Rendle

Principal Scientist
Ferrier Research Institute, Victoria University

Mark Staiger

Associate Professor
Civil Mechanical E512
Internal Phone: 92181

Matthew Stott

Associate Professor
Microbiology
Internal Phone: 92511

Peter Tyler

Professor
Ferrier Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington

Arvind Varsani

Associate Professor
Julius von Haast 538

Adele Williamson

Research Fellow
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato

Tim Woodfield

Associate Professor
University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine

Daniel Clarke

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 90048

Fabian Dolamore

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 92929

Azadeh Hashemi

Rutherford Postdoctoral Fellow

Thu Ho

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 90147

Nozomi Ishii

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 93091

Henry Li

PharmaMar Fellow
Internal Phone: 92141

Tamysn Stanborough

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 90693

Ayelen Tayagui

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 94617

Hossein Najaf Zadeh

Postdoctoral Fellow
Internal Phone: 90759

Andrew Muscroft-Taylor

Team Leader
Julius von Haast 626
Internal Phone: 95197

Barbara Koch

Research Scientist

Daniela Remus

Research Scientist
Internal Phone: 92298

Campbell Sheen

Research Scientist
Internal Phone: 95206

Dion Thompson

Research Scientist
Julius von Haast2 616
Internal Phone: 95207

Craig van Dolleweerd

Research Scientist
Internal Phone: 95210

Renwick Dobson

Professor
Biochemistry
Julius von Haast 620
Internal Phone: 95145

Matt James Watson

Associate Professor
Link Rm 402
Internal Phone: 93803

Ted Baker

Chair of BIC Board, FRSNZ / Distinguished Professor, University of Auckland

David James Beebe

John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin

Jan Evans-Freeman

Amorangi Pūkaha
PVC – College of Engineering
John Britten Rm 111
Internal Phone: 94347

Richard Furneaux

Deputy Chair of BIC Board, FRSNZ / Director, Ferrier Research Institue, Victoria University of Wellington

Wendy Lawson

PVC – College of Science currently seconded to AVC Strategic Projects
Matariki Rm 611
Internal Phone: 94113

Ian Wright

Tumu Tuarua
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research
Internal Phone: 93773

Rebecca Hurrell

Manager
Institute Manager
Julius von Haast Rm 617
Internal Phone: 93979

Miharu Nock

Administrative Assistant
Room 628, Julius von Haast Building
Internal Phone: 91336