Early Career Researcher of the Year — Science & Engineering

Dr Morten Thaysen-Andersen, Faculty of Science

Morten currently holds a three-year ARC Super Science Research Fellowship position at Macquarie University. His research is conducted in the area of structural glycobiology with a strong focus on understanding how human proteins and carbohydrates are involved in the genetic lung disease cystic fibrosis. He has established an international recognised profile through significant contributions to his research field including publications of 31 peer-reviewed papers in field leading journals, 10 oral presentations at international conferences, and actively reviewing manuscripts for eight high impact journals. He has been funded for more than 0,000 in Australia and overseas and has received nine career awards. He is currently supervising four HDR students and has a strong network of national and international collaborators.