BSc (Uni Adelaide), PhD (ANU)
- 2013 - Future Fellow, School of Chemistry, Monash University
- Sep. 2005 - Jan. 2007 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of ChemistryStanford University, CA, USA. “The Development of Enantioselective Bimetallic Catalysts". Supervisor: Professor Barry M. Trost
- June 2001 – Jan. 2005 Doctorate of Philolosophy Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, ACT, Australia. “Studies Directed Towards the Synthesis of the Binary Vinca Alkaloids: A Total Synthesis of (+/-)-Aspidospermidine". Supervisor: Professor Martin G. Banwell
- Mar. 2000 – Nov. 2000 Bachelor of Science (Honours 1st) University of Adelaide, SA, Australia. Thesis Title: “A Synthetic and Mechanistic Study into 3,6-Dihydro-1,2-dithiins”. Supervisor: Professor Dennis K. Taylor
Awards and Honours
2014 Excellence in Research from a Mid-Career Researcher Award. Faculty of Science, Monash University
2013 Rennie Memorial Medallist of the RACI.
2012 Editorial Advisory Board-Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry.
2012 Beckwith lectureship of the RACI.
2012 Visiting Professorship, Colorado State University, USA.
2012 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award. (awarded to "outstanding Assistant Professors near the beginning of their careers")
2012 Secretary of the RACI Victorian Branch-Organic Division.
2011-2013 SynthCon1 and 2 Chair. (Co-creator of SynthCon, a conference for the Australian Synthetic Organic Chemistry community)
2011-2012 Monash University Research Accelerator
2007-2009 Secretary of the RACI Victorian Branch-Bioactive Division.
2005 Sir Keith Murdoch fellow of the American Australian Association. (Awarded one of 20 postdoctoral fellowships)