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.