Speaker Announcement - Professor Jennifer Martin

Professor Martin AC FAA is Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) at Griffith University. Professor Martin is a renowned structural biologist who has made pioneering discoveries in the field of redox biology and drug discovery. She has reported the structures of more than 130 proteins and protein:inhibitor complexes.

Prof Martin is President of the Asian Crystallography Association, and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Union of Crystallography. She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2017. In 2018 she was awarded the highest civilian honour in Australia Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia “For eminent service to science, and to scientific research, particularly in the field of biochemistry and protein crystallography applied to drug-resistant bacteria, as a role model, and as an advocate for gender equality in science.”