Engage with us

Engage with us

Our experienced team is investigating new applications with potential for the environment, industrial enzymes, biopharmaceuticals and agrifoods. We offer research expertise and analytical facilities for large corporations and small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking practical solutions.

Partner with us

We bring to our partnerships:

  • demonstrated research outputs and quality outcomes
  • wide-ranging expertise
  • outsourcing facilities and expertise for ‘risk research’ projects
  • innovation through application of our new technologies.

Study with us

Whatever your research interest or career path, the Biomolecular Discovery Research Centre offers opportunities for pioneering scholarship.

The ‘omics’ are at the core of the biological sciences in the 21st century, and are highly attractive to postgraduate and PhD students.

We host a significant number of higher degree research students from Australia and overseas. Our senior researchers mentor and supervise HDR students, working closely to help them achieve their academic and research goals.

Scholarships and support

International and domestic students can apply for a number of scholarships from Macquarie University and the Australian Government.

Macquarie also assists postgraduate students and researchers to attend conferences during their candidature.

Contact us

To discuss research opportunities, proposals and funding, please contact:

Director, Biomolecular Discovery Research Centre

Prof. Anwar Sunna

Department of Molecular Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia

E: anwar.sunna@mq.edu.au

Deputy Director, Biomolecular Discovery Research Centre

Dist. Prof. Nicki Packer

Department of Molecular Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia

E: nicki.packer@mq.edu.au

Administrator, Biomolecular Discovery Research Centre

Dr Robyn Peterson

Department of Molecular Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia

E: robyn.peterson@mq.edu.au

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