Sharon La Fontaine
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Sharon La Fontaine


Summary

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science and Group Leader, Deakin University; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Sharon's research has been funded by the NHMRC and ARC and is focused on the biology of the copper and its role in health and disease. Sharon has held research positions at The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and at UCLA, USA, was a recipient of a prestigious NHMRC R.D. Wright Award and has published widely in internationally recognised journals. Sharon is a strong advocate for student professional development and career mentoring within the biomedical sciences and medical research through her University teaching and her work on the Victorian Branch of The Australian Society for Medical Research.

Biochemistry Cell Biology Molecular Biology Neuroscience

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Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Deakin University
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health