+61 7 3346 3498


Associate Professor Linda Lua BBiotech (Hons), PhD 
Director

 

Associate Professor Linda Lua, founding director of the UQ Protein Expression Facility; leads a team of research specialists producing high-quality recombinant proteins to accelerate discovery and translational research. She is internationally recognised for her research-enabling technologies to produce products that range from simple biomolecules to complex biomolecular assemblies such as multi-protein virus-like particles. Dr Lua has initiated and led significant industry research engagements, both nationally and internationally. Her project management portfolio includes projects from 16 Universities across Australia as well as public and private research institutes. She also facilitates workshops at international research institutions and engages with a network of 40 protein facilities.

Homepage: http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/969
LinkedIn: https://au.linkedin.com/in/lindalua

Email: Linda Lua
Phone: +61 7 3346 3979

 


Ms Tayo Adeniyi BSc (Hons) 
Molecular Cloning Specialist

Email: Tayo

Expertise
  • Project-specific customised construct design
  • Effective molecular cloning strategies and vector engineering
  • Protein production optimisation in baculovirus-insect cell expression system

Ms Cindy Chang BBiotech (Hons)
Operations Manager & Animal Cell Culture Specialist

Email: Cindy

Expertise
  • Project-tailored strategies for protein production
  • Protein production optimisation in animal cell expression systems
  • Cell culture process development and scale-up production in wave-rocking bioreactor

Mr Chris Munro BAppSc (Hons)
Protein Purification Specialist

Email: Chris

Expertise
  • Develop purification strategies to maximise protein recovery and purity
  • Integrating novel technologies to streamline downstream processing
  • Analytical and preparative chromatography for small and large-scale purification
  • High throughput buffer screening for improved protein stability

Ms Chris Steel
Administrative Assistant

Email: Chris

Expertise
  • Administrative support to the Director and the Protein Expression Facility
  • Marketing support including web content management
  • Accounts administration for the facility

Ms Emilyn Tan BSc
Laboratory Manager & Microbial Expression Specialist

Email: Emilyn

Expertise
  • Project-specific customised construct design
  • Protein production optimisation in microbial expression systems
  • Microbial fermentation in stirred-tank bioreactor
  • Facilitation of training workshops for research staff and students

Mr Winton Wu BAdvSci (Hons)
Protein Purification Technician

Email: Winton

Expertise
  • Developing purification strategies to maximise protein recovery and purity
  • Analytical and preparative chromatography for small and large-scale purification

Ms Yang Wu MBiotech
Protein Production Technician

Email: Yang

Expertise
  • Protein production optimisation in bacteria and yeast expression systems
  • Microbial fermentation in stirred-tank bioreactor
  • Analytical and preparative chromatography for small and large-scale purification