Members

Updated lab group picture on 24th September 2019.

Lab leader



Yit-Heng Chooi (Heng)                                                                 

B.Sc., Ph.D  (C.V.)  
ARC Future Fellow
Honorary Raine/Robson Fellow
UWA School of Molecular Sciences

- ARC DECRA Fellow, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, 2013-15
- Postdoc., Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 2009-13
- PhD., School of Applied Science, RMIT University


Postdoctoral scholars

 

 


Thom Booth 
B.Sc., PhD.

CRC-P Postdoctoral Fellow

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 - BSc., University of Manchester, UK; PhD. John Innes Centre, UK.

 

Marianne Costa 
MChem., PhD.

CSIRO FSP SynBio Fellow

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 - BSc., PhD. University of Warwick, UK.

 

Lab Manager



Si Shu (Suscy)

B.Sc., M.Sc

M.Sc. School of Life Sciences, South China Normal University, China

Postgraduate students

  


Jinyu Hu
 
B.Sc., M.Sc

PhD Student

UWA School Molecular Sciences

IPRS/UWA SIRF Scholarship

M.Sc, School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University, China

 

 

 

Hang Li B.Sc., M.Sc

PhD Student

UWA School Molecular Sciences

IPRS/UWA SIRF Scholarship

 M.Sc, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, China

 

 

 

Cameron Gilchrist B.Sc.(Hons)

PhD Student

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 RTP Scholarship

 - 1st Class Honours at UWA Molecular Sciences (Chooi lab)

 

 

Indra Roux Lic. (Biotech)

PhD Student   

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 ARC/UWA SIRF/SMS scholarship

 - Licenciate Degree in Biotechnology, National University of Quilmes, Argentina

 

 

Simon Keßler B.Sc., MSc. (Mol. Biotech)

PhD Student       

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

ARC/UWA SIRF scholarship

- BSC., MSc., Technical University of Munich, Germany

 

 

Tian (Coco) Xie B.Sc., MSc. (Biomed.)

PhD Student       

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

RTP/UWA SIRF scholarship

- MSc., UWA Molecular Sciences (research project @ Chooi lab); BSc., Ocean University of China, China

 

 Soo Sum (Susan) Lean B.Sc., MSc. (Gen. Mol. Biol.)

PhD Student       

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 RTP/UWA SIRF scholarship

 - MSc., University of Malaya, Malaysia;  BSc., UniSZA, Malaysia

Honours/Masters students

 

 


Hamideh Rezaee B.Sc.

Master (Biotech) Student   

UWA School of Molecular Sciences

 - BSc., Cellular and Molecular Biology-Biotechnology,  Azad University (Arsanjan Branch), Fars, Iran

 



Joint PhD students

Jingjing Zhang
UWA School of Molecular Sciences
Co-supervised with Dr Josh Mylne (UWA)

Catherine Rawlinson
Curtin University, CCDM
Co-supervised with Prof Richard Oliver (Curtin)

Jiaren (Hugh) Yao
UWA School of Molecular Sciences
Co-supervised with Dr. Mark Waters (UWA)

Haochen Wei
ANU Research School of Biology
Co-supervised with Assoc. Prof. Peter Solomon (ANU)

Undergraduate Research student

Emily Tentori 
UWA School of Molecular Science

Alumni

Chin Soon Phan

Postdoctoral visiting scholar        

UWA School of Molecular Sciences 

- BSc., PhD. Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

Chin Soon Phan
Visiting Fellow, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Currently at JSPS Fellow at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Nicolau Sbaraini
CEPAS Exchange Program Fellow, 
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Currently at continuing PhD at UFRGS, Brazil

Ronan O'Neil
Master (Biotech) at UWA Molecular Sciences (2018 @ Chooi lab)
Currently at Proteomics International, Perth, WA

Rebecca Wolters
BSc. exchange student from Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany (2018 @ Chooi lab)
Currently continuing MSc at HHU (hope you will be back!)

Fiona McDonald
Master (Biotech) at UWA Molecular Sciences (2018 @ Chooi lab)
Currently at Bioscience WA, Perth, WA

Sarah Negus
Honours (1st class) at UWA Molecular Sciences  
(2018 @ Chooi lab)
Currently at Orthocell, Perth, WA

Rebecca Leone
Honours at UWA Molecular Sciences 
(2018 @ Chooi lab)
Currently at a consulting company

Guozhi (George) Zhang (2015 @ Chooi lab)
Honours (1st class) at ANU Research School of Biology
Co-supervised with Assoc. Prof. Peter Solomon (ANU)
Currently continuing Medical degree at ANU

Yeannie Yap B.Sc., PhD (University of Malaya) 
Endeavour Research Fellow, UWA/ANU (2015 @ Chooi Lab) 
Now lecturer at MAHSA University, Malaysia

Lab group picture on 26th October 2018 @SMS BBQ and a temporary farewell to Hiro from Nagoya University.
Lab group picture on 9th March 2017. #SUP :D

Lab group picture on 14 Oct 2016.