Griffith University

Elyse Wimberger

Name: Elyse Wimberger
Position: Research Assistant
Research Area: Leishmaniasis
Qualifications: BSc (Hons)

Biography: Elyse completed her undergraduate degree in 2017 at The University of Queensland. She majored in Biomedical Science and completed her Honours in the same area under the supervision of A/Prof Peter Noakes and Dr. Shyuan Ngo. She then worked as a Research Technician under these supervisors across the School of Biomedical Science at UQ and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, where she contributed to research that aims to further understand and ultimately find a cure for Motor Neuron Disease. Elyse joined Discovery Biology in October 2019 as part of the Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx) team and is currently working as part of the Kinetoplastid Drug Discovery Programme.