The FAST Australia Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)was established to provide professional advice on current and future scientific programs, ensuring they are both beneficial and relevant to our goals. Members of the FAST Australia SAB generously volunteer their time and expertise.
Randal Moldrich (Chairperson)
Honourary Fellow, UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland
The University of Queensland Specialties: Primary tissue culture, Neural stem cell culture assays, Cell transfection, Immunohistochemistry, Western blot, qPCR, Animal models of epilepsy, Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging, Epigenetics.
Interests: Paediatric neurology
Professor, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Chair; Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Cluster; School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney.
Specialties: Biochemistry, Structural and molecular biology, Mechanisms of gene regulation.
Helen (Honey) Heussler
Associate Professor, Medical Director of Child Development at the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
Specialties: Developmental and behavioural paediatrician with dual qualification in sleep medicine.
Interests: behavioural phenotypes, genetics, sleep and child development.
Chief Scientist at Genomic Diagnostics, leading a team providing NATA-accredited germline, somatic and reproductive genomic assays.
Specialties: Diagnostic pathology and genomics, relationship to phenotype and neuronal function.
Interests: Improving patient care through translation and integration of genomic techniques into the clinical diagnostic laboratory.