Heather Main portrait

Genea Biocells, Australia

Heather carried our her PhD studies at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and to date has carried out research on making brain cells from embryonic stem cells for over 10 years in 5 countries. She is currently working as a Senior Scientist at the Australian owned stem cell company Genea Biocells, which specialises in disease modelling from PGD derived human embryonic stem cells. Heather has been involved in science communications since her Molecular Biology degree in 2001, has worked with EuroStemCell since 2005, Stem Cells Australia since 2012 and the NSW Stem Cell Network in 2013.