The best up-and-coming scientists across Australia as voted by the top companies and clients within the Scientific Sector

Kelly Scientific Resources has spent the last few months uncovering the best up-and-coming scientists across Australia as part of our Future Scientist Award!

Below you’ll find the top finalists in your state. This young talent represent the best and brightest and have all been interviewed, reference checked and passed our intense judging criteria for entry into the Future Scientist Award before presenting in front of a range of companies and clients operating in the scientific sector.

As your business evolves, the strategic impact of your talent evolves with it. Kelly Scientific Resources can help you adapt through a wide scope of workforce solutions and deliver quality professionals on demand. We are proud of the talent uncovered by the Future Scientist Award and we are very keen to share with you the best young scientific talent in Australia.

Looking for the perfect new hire? Pick up a Future Scientist Award finalist for the perfect solution.

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Scientific Technical Sales / Application Specialist

  • Highly motivated and innovative molecular biomedical scientist holding a PhD in (Biotechnology & Bio-Molecular Science) from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with 6+ years’ experience in diagnostic and research laboratory and teaching and customer service and marketing
  • experience working with a range of stakeholders including researchers, doctors, patients, medical suppliers and educators, students
  • Strong understanding in development and execution of molecular testing methods such as PCR, qPCR and genomic analysis, bioinformatics and statistical analysis pipelines tools related microbial and human
  • Highly capable of working independent and as part of a team
  • High level communication and presentation skills

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Chemistry – Environmental and Analytical

  • Worked as part of a small interdisciplinary team to create a framework for the Doxa Youth Foundation to assess the educational and psychological benefits of its programmes for disadvantaged youths.
  • Developed an automated flow-based analyser using polymer membrane technology for the ultra-trace measurement of phosphate in pristine waters.
  • Laboratory synthesis of new gallium compounds for medical imaging applications, designed to be targetable at specific organs.
  • Chemical researcher (6 years) in the areas of polymer science, materials characterisation, analytical chemistry, automatic chemical analysis and environmental chemistry
  • Experienced in the use of numerous measurement and materials characterisation techniques

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Biomedical Science – Infection and Immunity

  • Strong interest in medical research and pathological science established with work placement and extensive Laboratory Practical’s.
  • Highly self-managed, with effective team management skills progressing in current part-time job, competent laboratory techniques developed through degree and work experience
  • High aptitude in written communication through academic progression
  • Designed projects to collect, analyse and communicate data, utilised in an authentic large scale undergraduate experience
  • Wide range of laboratory skills including microbiology techniques, biochemistry techniques, and lab competency

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Biomedical Science – Microbiology Human Anatomy

  • Excellent communication skills with customers, team members and supervisor from proven background in hospitality and Pharmacy with special emphasis on customer care
  • Familiar with a range of practical laboratory techniques including classic techniques for investigating plant structure and anatomy and analytical chemistry developed during studies at Swinburne University
  • Performed microscopic examination, prepared media for solutions

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Chemical Engineering (PhD) - Nanotechnology

  • Fabrication of 3D-printed polymer piezoelectric nanogenerators: towards thin-film self-poweredsupercapacitors” – presented at the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2018 and at the Royal Australian Chemical Institute PolymerVIC 2017 polymer workshop
  • Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) (2017-present)
  • Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) (2017-present)

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Chemistry (PhD) - Nanotechnology

  • Current research in developing multi-functional nanostructured coatings using cellulose nanocrystals (CNC),
  • understand their basic behavior like the zeta-potential; alignment process wherein wettability is reduced; bouncing effects of various liquids on aligned CNC surfaces; carbon-CNC composites for electrode materials in supercapacitors.
  • Masters research on Self-Cleaning Coatings using POSS/PVDF/TiO2 The project aims at synthesizing Hydrophobic Photocatalytic self-cleaning coatings via electrospinning technique for Solar Glass Modules
  • Worked previously as a Software Engineer for Powertrain Devices mainly concentrating for Clutch and Gear Sensor Work (DGS); Investigated on modifying Diagonostic tests. Based on the customer requirement they designed, coded and tested the modification done for clutch and gear sensors
  • Received the Prestigious Victoria-India Doctoral Scholarship (One among 7 recipients)

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Medical Science (PhD) – Biotechnology

  • Recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award (Scholarship)
  • Short-listed for hands on training in assessment of microRNA biomarkers from biofluids,
  • single cell PCR for multiple gene transcripts and training for next generation sequencing
  • analysis by Australian islet society group
  • Identified new drugs capable of reversing pancreatic beta cell dysfunction, as part of PhD research
  • Performed amplification of VP1-2A gene by PCR and purification of the PCR product using
  • agarose gel for post-graduate research product

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Laboratory Medicine (Masters)

  • Broad range of studies, including include Systemic Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Genetics, Virology, Parasitology, Biostatistics, Haematology, Histopathology and Cytopathology, Biostatistics, Clinical Biochemistry
  • Experience with sample media preparation and media weigh up for batch and line samples, total plate count, salmonella testing using VIDAS method, management of controlled documents like operating procedures, safety data sheets of chemicals and media
  • Experience with data entry, sample quality analysis, analysing Chemistry samples using Roche, Haematology testing using Sysmex automated machine, slide preparation and verification, urine microscopy and antibiotic susceptibility tests for patients suffering from urinary tract infections, analysing body fluids for the presence of bacteria, blood group detection and antibody screening, quality control and assurance through all the 4 departments, NATA testing and reporting, intra laboratory testing, analysing the reports and manual verification.

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