Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded for one year to newly qualified researchers, to help them bridge the gap between being a student and a fully-fledged cancer researcher.

Postdoctoral fellowships are valued at around $74,692 pa. Fellowship holders for 2017 are:

Dr Dustin Flanagan
The University of Melbourne
Novel avenues to target and treat stomach cancer (Jul 2016-Jun 2017)

Ms Sophea Heng
Hudson Institute of Medical Research
The function of a membrane protein in early endometrial cancer development   

Mr Simon Hogg
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
Developing drugs that promote the immune system to eliminate cancer (Aug 2017-Jul 2018) 

Miss Ashleigh Poh
The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute
Improving responsiveness to anti-cancer immunotherapy (Jul 2017-Jun 2018) 

Dr Farhana Sultana
The University of Melbourne
Self-sampling for HPV testing (Oct 2016-Mar 2017)

Dr Kirsteen Tullett
Monash University
Targeting the immune cell receptor CLec9A for cancer immunotherapy (Jan-Dec 2017)