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Dr

Marguerite Evans-Galea

Honorary
gene correction
epigenetics
DNA methylation
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
friedreich ataxia
iron-binding proteins
medicine, research & experimental
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Dr

Marguerite Evans-Galea

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Cell and gene therapies for genetic disease.
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Dr

Marguerite Evans-Galea

 

Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea AM is a scientist, executive and entrepreneur. Dr Evans-Galea is Executive Director of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), and co-founder & CEO of Women in STEMM Australia.

With a PhD in molecular biology and almost 20 years experience leading international research programs in cell and gene therapy for genetic disease at world-leading organisations in the United States and Australia, Dr Evans-Galea has received numerous awards for her research and leadership. She currently serves on the Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Board, the ARC Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics Advisory Board and Chairs the CNBP Nurturing Environment Committee. She is also the Australasian Associate Editor on the Editorial Board with Gene Therapy-Springer Nature.An internationally recognised advocate for women in STEMM, Dr Evans-Galea co-chairs the Women in STEMM Australia Board and served on the Science in Australia Gender Equity Expert Advisory Group. She also serves on the inaugural Ministerial Council for Women’s Equality in Victoria, and is an Ambassador for the Victorian Honour Roll of Women and Scienceworks Museum. Dr Evans-Galea has also represented Australia at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women in STEMM meetings.A renowned advocate for STEMM research, education and innovation, Dr Evans-Galea has served with advisory groups in State and Federal government, and communicates on a range of science-related topics via social and mainstream media. An independent consultant, speaker, editor and peer reviewer, Dr Evans-Galea is actively engaged across multiple professional sectors in the broader STEMM ecosystem.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 16 most recent scholarly works by Marguerite Evans-Galea.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Member of the Order of Australia


2019

Member, Order of Australia (AM)

2017

Inductee, Victorian Honour Roll of Women, Victorian Government

2015

Travel Award, International Ataxia Research Conference, UK

2014

First Prize, Health Hack for Medical Research, Australia

2013

Australian Leadership Award, ADC Forum

2012

Travel Award, High Flyers Think Tank, Australian Academy of Science

2012

Travel Award, Ataxia Investigators Meeting, National Ataxia Foundation, USA

2011

Travel Award, Internatonal Friedreich Ataxia Conference, France

2010

Leadership Award, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

2009

New Investigator Award, Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, USA

2009

Young Investigator Award, Australasian Gene Therapy Society, Australia

2006

Travel Award, American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy, USA

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Active Member

Australasian Gene and Cell Therapy Society

Active Member, International

American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy, USA

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of New South Wales

Post Graduate Diploma of Science

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Science

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Music

The University of Queensland