Assoc Prof Forbes received her PhD from The University of Adelaide in Biochemistry. She held postdoctoral positions at The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Biochemistry and at CSIRO Division of Human Nutrition. In 2013 she moved to Flinders University from the Discipline of Biochemistry at the School of Molecular and Biomedical Science at the University of Adelaide where she was head of the "The Laboratory of Protein Signalling
Head of the Proteins in Metabolism and Cancer laboratory
Supervision of PhD, Honours students and Research staff
Undergraduate teaching in Medical Biochemistry
ASBMB State Representative
Adelaide Protein Group committee member
Institutional Biosafety Committee Member
School of Medicine Research Committee Member
Insulin and Diabetes.
The Biochemistry of cell Signalling in cancer and metabolism.
Protein structure and function.
Third Year Bachelor of Medical Science Coordinator
CMPH Honours Course Coordinator and Chair of the Honours Committee