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
A survey of international environmental experts suggests that attitudes to the decommissioning of offshore infrastructure, such as oil platforms, have shifted.
New research from UTS School of Life Sciences suggests using e-cigarettes during pregnancy affects offspring brain development.
An AgriFutures Australia grant is supporting research that aims to help unlock the health potential of Australian honey.
Strain variation in the toxic harmful algae Raphidiopsis raciborskii (Cylindropsermopsis raciborskii)
Synthetic biology tools for engineering metabolic pathways and networks.
A one-day conference for UTS Faculty of Science’s Early Careers Researchers (ECRs) to showcase their research and encourage collaboration.