Dr Emma de Courcy-Ireland

Research Associate

College of Science and Engineering

place Biological Sciences (302)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia


Bachelor of Biotechnology (First Class Honours)

Honours, awards and grants

Grains Industry Research Scholarship

University Medal

The Max Clark Prize in Science and Engineering

Chancellor's Letter of Commendation (2005, 2006, 2007)

Elaine Martin Fund Travel Grant

Research expertise
Agricultural biotechnology
Biochemistry and cell biology
Plant biology
Research interests

My PhD project was a biochemical and functional investigation of a plant disease resistance protein from flax.

My research interest is now focused around identifying targets to biofortify staple crops, like wheat and barley, with more grain zinc.