Dr Nela Rosic has a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (University of Queensland) and experience in xenobiotic enzymes, directed evolution and drug discoveries. She has been awarded competitive fellowships and grants, including the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) by Australian Research Council.
Her research is focused on medicinal bio-products, skin protection using natural marine sunscreens, environmental stress markers, host-microbe interaction, genomics and protein engineering.
Nela collaborates nationally and internationally with scientists and industry partners from both academia and industry sectors including the CSIRO, the leading Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia.
Nela is a passionate scientist and a STEM role model for other women in science. She gave community and primary and secondary school lectures about her research and career in STEM.
Nela supervises PhD, MSc and Honours students in the fields of biomedical science, sport science and environmental genomics/transcriptomics.
Molecular Genetics; Haematology; Clinical Biochemistry.