Cell-substrate adhesion molecules in marine diatoms
Development of platform technologies (glycomics/ proteomics/ metabolomics) for functional genomics
Industrial uses of polysaccharides
Leishmania (protozoan parasite)
Platform technologies in proteomics, metabolomics and glycomics
Proteomics of the Golgi and plasma membranes
Structural analysis of red algal polysaccharides
Structure function and biosynthesis of complex carbohydrates in biological systems (Functional genomics, cereals cloning, polysaccharide)
Professor Tony Bacic is Director, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (since 2008) and Director, Plant Cell Biology Research Centre, School of Botany (since 2000). He is a Research Leader in the national ARC/GRDC jointly funded Centre of Excellence, the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, and is Platform Convenor of the NCRIS-funded Metabolomics Australia national centre.
He was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2008, is an Executive Management Committee member of Bioplatforms Australia, the Australian Proteomics Computational Facility Management Committee, the Integrative Neuroscience Facility Platform Management Committee, Board member of the Maud Gibson Trust for Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne, is on the Editorial Boards of the journals Glycobiology, Plant Physiology, Planta and Plant & Cell Physiology, and is a Director of several small biotech companies.