Felicity holds a joint appointment between UNSW and Aarhus University in Denmark. She has brought together her unique expertise in calcium signalling, mammary biology, adult stem cells and volumetric imaging, with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of mothers’, women’s and babies’ health.
Felicity trained as a pharmacist before embarking on a PhD in the field of breast cancer at the University of Queensland. She subsequently trained at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH/NIEHS) in North Carolina as an NIH Visiting Fellow and in the Department of Pathology and Cambridge Stem Cell Institute at University of Cambridge as an NHMRC CJ Martin Fellow. In 2018, Felicity was awarded an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship and Project Grant to start her independent research group in Australia. She currently runs two labs at the EMBL-Australia Node in Single Molecule Science in Australia and the Department of Biomedicine in Denmark, with generous support from the NHMRC, Novo Nordisk Foundation and US DoD.
NNF Young Investigator Award 2021-28
NHMRC Ideas Grant 2021-25
NHMRC Project Grant 2018-21
NHMRC Career Development Fellowship 2018-22
Equity Trustees Cancer Award 2018-21
Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research 2020-21
US DoD Breast Cancer Research Program 2021-23
Univ. of QLD Collaborative Seeding Grant 2019
Univ. of QLD Foundation Research Excellence Award 2018
Univ. of QLD Early Career Researcher Grant 2017-18
NHMRC C.J. Martin Early Career Fellowship 2014-18
NHMRC Biomedical Research Scholarship 2014-18