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Jennifer L. Martin AC FAA Professor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

  • Honorary Professor - University of Queensland
  • Adjunct Professor - Griffith University
  • Director - Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) Griffith University 2016 - 2019
  • Research Fellow - University of Queensland 1993 - 2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Rockefeller University NY 1991 - 1993
  • Research Officer - Bond University, QLD 1990

Overview


Professor Jennifer Martin was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in March 2019. Prior to her current role, Professor Martin held the position of Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery at Griffith University in Queensland.

As DVC(R&I) at UOW, Professor Martin’s primary role is to lead the University’s strategy for research and innovation and continue to drive the performance of research across the University and to support a culture of innovation.

Research Overview


  • Prof Jennifer Martin is an internationally renowned protein crystallographer and structural biologist. She has made seminal discoveries in bacterial redox biochemistry, including revealing how the DsbA enzyme assembles bacterial ‘weapons’, and has validated DsbA as a target for novel antibacterials that are now being developed.

    Professor Martin's work is widely recognised. She is current President of the Asian Crystallography Association and a member of the Executive for the International Union of Crystallography. She was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2017 and made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2018 for "eminent service to scientific research, particularly in the field of biochemistry and protein crystallography applied to drug-resistant bacteria, as a role model, and as an advocate for gender equality in science". She was a founding member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Steering Committee, that established the Athena SWAN pilot to address gender equity in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine. 

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Research Overview


  • Prof Jennifer Martin is an internationally renowned protein crystallographer and structural biologist. She has made seminal discoveries in bacterial redox biochemistry, including revealing how the DsbA enzyme assembles bacterial ‘weapons’, and has validated DsbA as a target for novel antibacterials that are now being developed.

    Professor Martin's work is widely recognised. She is current President of the Asian Crystallography Association and a member of the Executive for the International Union of Crystallography. She was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2017 and made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2018 for "eminent service to scientific research, particularly in the field of biochemistry and protein crystallography applied to drug-resistant bacteria, as a role model, and as an advocate for gender equality in science". She was a founding member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Steering Committee, that established the Athena SWAN pilot to address gender equity in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine. 

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Selected Publications


Outreach And Community Service Activities


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