Early Career Researcher of the Year – Science & Engineering (2013)

Dr Morten Thaysen-Andersen, Faculty of Science

Dr Morten Thaysen-Andersen currently holds a three-year ARC Super Science Research Fellowship position at Macquarie University.

His research is conducted in the area of structural glycobiology with a strong focus on understanding how human proteins and carbohydrates are involved in the genetic lung disease cystic fibrosis.

He has established an international recognised profile through significant contributions to his research field including publications of >40 peer-reviewed papers in field leading journals, >15 oral presentations at international conferences, and actively reviewing manuscripts for ten high impact journals. He has been funded for more than $1m in Australia and overseas and has received 11 career awards.

He is currently supervising four HDR students and has a strong network of national and international collaborators.

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