The School of Life Sciences at UTS brings together a vibrant research and teaching culture with a diversity of interests in areas such as environmental, plant, marine biology, medical microbiology, infectious diseases, parasitology, inflammation, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, neurological disorders, cancer, metabolic biochemistry and bionanotechnology.
The School of Life Sciences is led by the Head of School, Associate Professor Andrea Leigh and is supported by:
- Associate Professor Stella Valenzuela, Associate Head of School, Research
- Dr Willa Huston, Acting Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning
- Professor Michael Wallach, Associate Head of School, Strategic Development
A group of professional staff support the School executives and they are:
- Deanne Koelmeyer, School Manager
- Shannon Hawkins, Research Officer
- Kristine Treloar, Teaching and Learning Officer
- Maggie Chen, School Administration Officer
- Katherine Waldron, Project Officer
The School of Life Sciences is located on Level 6 in Buildings 4 and 7.
Building 4 (CB04)
Corner of Thomas St and Harris St
(opposite ABC Ultimo Harris St and Ultimo TAFE in Thomas St)
Building 7 (CB07)
638 Jones Street, Broadway
PO Box 123
Broadway, NSW 2007
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