2014 PhD in Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia
2007 Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours, 1st Class), Flinders University, Australia
Dr Dulama Richani is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, and Fertility & Research Centre, at UNSW.
Dulama is an emerging research leader in the areas of oocyte maturation and assisted reproductive technologies. Through basic research, she has made advances in our fundamental understanding of the endocrine and local factors which regulate oocyte quality and is using these new insights to develop modern approaches to fertility treatments for women (with a particular focus on the reproductive technology IVM).
2019 Awarded School Best Publication Award, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW Sydney.
2015 Selected finalist in the Hudson Institute of Medical Research (MIMR-PHI) 'Award for Excellence' for best ECR poster at the 2015 SRB Annual Meeting, Adelaide, Australia.
2015 Selected finalist in the annual Tow Research Awards for ECR poster prize.
2015 Selected finalist in the David Healy New Investigator Award, 44th Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology, Sydney, Australia.
2019 NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence project support grant
Dr Richani studies factors that regulate the intrinsic quality of unfertilised oocytes (eggs).
2019 Lecturer, Phase 3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MFAC3505).
2017-2019 Invited Early Career Research (ECR) Undergraduate Student Mentor – PATH3205 Molecular Basis of Inflammation and Infection. Her role was to mentor undergraduate science students in undertaking research integrated learning within a specialist third year course in Pathology. She was invited because of her research profile in cutting edge research in molecular signaling and metabolism in oocyte biology.
2017 Scenario Group Facilitator- Human Maintenance B, UNSW Medicine, UNSW, Sydney