Associate Professor Robert Weatheritt is an ARC Future Fellow, an EMBL Australia Group Leader at BABS in UNSW Sydney and a Lab Head at the Garvan Institute. Dr. Weatheritt received his PhD from EMBL Heidelberg and then proceeded to undertaken a Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge and the University of Toronto. Dr. Weatheritt opened his lab in 2018 focusing on combining data data approaches with CRISPR screening approaches and transcriptomics to understand the role of RNA in driving cellular phenotypes. Dr. Weatheritt has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals including multiple papers in Nature, Cell and Science.
Alternative splicing, Intrinsically disordered regions, Post-transcriptional regulation, Neuroscience, Autism-spectrum disorder, RNA, Proteomics, Structural Bioinformatics, RNA-Seq