Associate Professor in Pharmacology
College of Medicine and Public Health
Dr Robyn Meech obtained a Bachelor of Science from Flinders University in 1991. She received her honours degree in 1992 and undertook PhD studies in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology from 1994-1997.
In 1997 Robyn moved to San Diego, California to undertake postdoctoral studies at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). She was promoted to junior faculty level in 2002. She has been awarded 3 grants from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) including an ongoing R01 grant which is shared with collaborating researchers at TSRI. She returned to Australia in 2008 and maintains active collaborations in Australiaand overseas.
1993 Peter Meffin Memorial Prize
1994 Flinders University Overseas Traveling Award
1994 Amy Forwood Traveling Award
1994 State Bank Traveling Award
1994-1997 Australian Postgraduate Research Award
1998-2001 Skaggs Research Fellowship (Scripps Research Institute)
Currently providing two lectures in the Human Molecular Toxicology topic.
Also involved in problem based learning (PBL) for the GEMP.
Areas of expertise in teaching include mammalian development (limb, muscle and organ development), cell biology (cell adhesion, cell movement, cytoskeleton), gene regulation (transcription factors, chromatin biology).
Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists 2010
Australian Society for Stem Cell Research 2010
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