Dr Amelia Parker

Research Officer - Matrix and Metastasis Group

Dr Amelia Parker

Amelia completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Science (Biochemistry) degree at the University of Sydney before undertaking her PhD with the Children’s Cancer Institute and University of New South Wales investigating the role of microtubule proteins in lung cancer aggressiveness.  Amel

Biography

Amelia completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Science (Biochemistry) degree at the University of Sydney before undertaking her PhD with the Children’s Cancer Institute and University of New South Wales investigating the role of microtubule proteins in lung cancer aggressiveness. 

Amelia furthered her interest in translational lung cancer research during her postdoctoral training at the National Cancer Institute, USA with Dr Curtis Harris focussing on biomarkers and mechanisms of lung cancer progression. 

Within the Cancer Matrix and Metastasis team led by Dr Thomas Cox, Amelia is applying her interdisciplinary expertise to further our understanding of the role of the extracellular matrix in lung cancer development and aggressiveness.

Amelia completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and Science (Biochemistry) degree at the University of Sydney before undertaking her PhD with the Children’s Cancer Institute and University of New South Wales investigating the role of microtubule proteins in lung cancer aggressiveness. 

Amelia furthered her interest in translational lung cancer research during her postdoctoral training at the National Cancer Institute, USA with Dr Curtis Harris focussing on biomarkers and mechanisms of lung cancer progression. 

Within the Cancer Matrix and Metastasis team led by Dr Thomas Cox, Amelia is applying her interdisciplinary expertise to further our understanding of the role of the extracellular matrix in lung cancer development and aggressiveness.

Education

2016 / PhD / University of New South Wales / Australia
2010 / BE(Biomedical)/BSc(Advanced)(Biochemistry) / University of Sydney / Australia