PROF Frances Separovic

PROF Frances Separovic

Positions

  • Membrane biophysics (biological solid-state NMR, lipid-peptide interactions)
  • NMR and membrane structure (biomolecular structure, antibiotic peptides, amyloid, solid-state NMR, toxins, biological membranes)

Overview

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  • Deputy Director Bio21 institute (2017-); Chemical Reviews, Editorial Advisory Board (2016-); Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School (2016); European Biophysics Journal, Editor (2012-); Accounts in Chemical Research, Editorial Advisory Board (2009-); Honorary Research Fellow, School of Crystallography, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK (2008-2009); Biochimica Biophysica Acta: Biomembranes, Editorial Board (2006-); Adjunct Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Sciences, San Diego State University, USA (2001-2011); Associate Senior Member, St Hugh's College, University of Oxford, UK (2000-2007); Concepts in Magnetic Resonance, Editorial Board (1996-2009); University of Melbourne (1996-); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA (1994-1995); CSIRO Food Research (1972-1995)   

Affiliation

Member of

  • American Chemical Society. Member 2009 -
  • International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems. ICMRBS 2010 Treasurer 2008 -
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Honorary General Treasurer (2008-2010) 1996 -
  • Australian & New Zealand Society for Magnetic Resonance. President (2011-13) 1995 -
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance. Chair, Nominating Committee (2009-2017) 1995 -
  • Australian Society for Biophysics. Public Officer, President (2013-2014) 1979 -
  • International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry. Titular Member, Division I Physical & Biophysical Chemistry 2018 - 2019
  • International Union of Pure & Applied Biophysics. Council 2017 - 2019
  • Biophysical Society (USA), Secretary (2015-2019). Council (2007-2010), National Program Committee (2008-2011), International Committee (2008-2013) 1986 - 2019

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of New South Wales 1993
  • BA(Hons), Macquarie University 1986
  • BA, Macquarie University 1984

Awards and honors

  • UNSW Alumni Science & Technology Award, 2017
  • IUPAC Distinguished Women in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Award, 2017
  • Fellow of the Biophysical Society, 2012
  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, 2012
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance Fellow, 2012
  • 2011 ANZMAG Medal, Australian & New Zealand Society for Magnetic Resonance, 2011
  • 2009 Robertson Award, Australian Society for Biophysics, 2009
  • Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 1996

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Research in biological solid-state NMR and studies of membrane-active peptides and toxins.