University of Sydney; Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
University of Sydney; Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
University of Sydney; Doctor of Philosophy (Bioprocess Engineering)
Deakin University; Graduate Diploma (Technology Management)
A/Prof Marquis trained as a biochemical engineer and has current interdisciplinary research projects across protein biotechnology and in the bio-nanotechnology interface. Current projects include developing recombinant enzymes for organohalide bioremediation, developing a bioprocess for a novel protein therapeutic, bioprocess development for therapeutic bacteriophage production, bioprocessing for plasmid DNA production and the generation of recombinant spider silks.
In addition A/Prof Marquis is the Academic Director of the Recombinant Products Facility (www.proteins.unsw.edu.au), which houses research infrastructure for fermentation, cell culture, mid-stream and downstream processing for protein production, purification and characterisation. The facility also provides expertise in developing and optimising bioprocesses. The primary role of the Facility is to provide research support to the UNSW research community, however the facility provides contract services for the wider research community and also industry. The RPF has fermentation capacity to 20L and a variety of mid and downstream processing capabilities for the production and purification of proteins for research. In addition to running contract projects we have a number of internal initiatives to investigate and optimise bioprocesses.
Available projects can be viewed here
Director, UNSW Recombinant Products Facility: http://www.proteins.unsw.edu.au/