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Meet some of our current students and graduates in biotechnology and biological sciences.
Master of Biotechnology
After completing a Master of Biotechnology at RMIT, Angela Peng started her career as a research assistant in a busy laboratory within a world leading cancer research and treatment centre.
Master of Biotechnology (Clinical Microbiology)
Benazir Khoshbooie decided to study the clinical microbiology stream as part of RMIT's Master of Biotechnology to further her skills and increase her employability in the field of medical science.
Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar) (Honours)
Brydon Davidson knew he wanted to be a scientist but he wasn’t sure what to specialise in. He enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Biotechnology) and found a major that was right him.
Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)
An interest in laboratory work and a desire for practical learning turned Dalia Al-Hido towards a Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing).
David Burge is planning a career in medical research. He selected RMIT's Master of Biotechnology to hone his research skills and build the network necessary to find employment in his chosen field.
PhD (Applied Biology and Biotechnology)
David Swift anticipates exciting times ahead for industrial biotechnology as the demand for ‘green chemistry’ increases.
When he completed a Bachelor of Applied Science at RMIT, Donovan Bun decided to take his studies further with the Master of Biotechnology.
Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) (Honours)
Emily Verspaandonk is learning how to effectively communicate information and interpret data as she studies a Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) (Honours).
Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
As an undergraduate scientist, Emma Wilson is already making her mark in the field of biotechnology.
Diploma in Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)
Jason Calvin has great respect for the medical industry and hopes his qualification in Laboratory Technology will lead him down the path of making worthy contributions to it.
Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences)
Jayanandini was attracted to the practicals and excursions that are part of RMIT's Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences).
Mahtab Parvaresh is studying a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) where she is immersing herself in the world of genetics and the role of DNA in living systems.
Master of Science (Applied Biology & Biotechnology)
After completing a double degree in environmental science and social science at RMIT, Natalie decided to further her studies and is undertaking a Master of Science (Applied Biology and Biotechnology).
Having just returned from a six-month internship in France, Nicole Smitran has a head start in her journey to find work as a microbiologist when she graduates.
PhD in Science (Applied Biology and Biotechnology)
A first class honours graduate from RMIT, Rhys Cartlidge is now undertaking a PhD in Environmental Toxicology where he hopes to improve scientific outcomes by refining labour-intensive processes.
Sally Anne Rowlinson is resilient, passionate and hardworking and her dream job is to work as a researcher or oncologist.
Biotechnology student, Sonia Matharu dreams of one day making a discovery that improves the lives of those living with cancer.
Diploma of Laboratory Techonology (Biotechnology)
Stefania Corneschi enjoys delving into the inner-workings of biological materials, so the Diploma of Laboratory Technology was the perfect choice for her.
Tahnee Manning is studying a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) (Honours) where she is further developing skills that will lead her into the research and development of food security solutions.
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) (Honours)/Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology) Foundation studies
Tawanda Chirau graduated in 2014 from a double degree in chemical engineering and biotechnology, he is currently employed in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
Fascinated by nature, Terry Pham has been able to hone his laboratory and field work skills while completing a degree in biological science.
Troi Pediongco completed a Masters of Biotechnology, with a focus on clinical microbiology, and now enjoys working at a campus-based laboratory where she is researching T-cell immunology.
After completing a Master of Biotechnology at RMIT, Vinaya Chaphekar now works in a busy medical diagnostics lab processing and testing biological specimens.
Zain Ali is studying biotechnology at RMIT and hopes to one day use his expertise to make advances in the field of genetic research.