MARF Research Our Researchers

Our Researchers

Dr Andrew Cole

Centre for Macroalgal Resources and Biotechnology

andrew.cole3@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 5250

Dr Cole leads the Products from Oedogonium project, focusing on aquatic waste streams from diverse industries. It aims to provide a cost-effective nutrient bioremediation and a sustainable and commercially viable macroalgal biomass production.…

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Dr Jennifer Donelson

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

jennifer.donelson@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 6291

Jennifer's interests are the ecology and early life history of marine fishes, and the potential for animals to cope with future climate change. Her research focuses on the ecological impacts of climate change to marine fishes and the potential adapta…

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Professor Dean Jerry

Promotional Chair; Professor of Aquaculture

dean.jerry@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 5586

Jerry has worked with aquaculture species for over 15 years. His internationally recognised research group focuses on the development of genetic tools and knowledge to inform selective breeding programs for aquaculture species.

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Professor Philip Munday

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

philip.munday@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 5341

Philip has broad interests in the ecology and evolution of reef fishes. His primary research focuses on understanding and predicting the impacts that climate change will have on populations and communities of marine fishes.

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Dr Nicholas Neveux

Macroalgal Biofuels and Bioproducts research group

nicolas.neveux@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+ 61 7 4781 4778

Nick's work focuses on the production of marine and freshwater macroalgae in integrated land-based systems, particularly in the context of bioremediation of aquaculture effluents and municipal wastewater.

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Professor Rocky de Nys

Leader, Centre for Macroalgal Resources and Biotechnology

rocky.denys@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 4412

Rocky’s role focuses on the planning, organisational and management requirements for the successful delivery of multi-disciplinary research and its industry application to deliver innovative products.

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Dr Tine Praeger

tine.carl@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 4835

Tine's research focuses on producing macroalgae to provide a reliable source of seedlings. A central theme of her work is the innovative, sustainable and tailored cultivation technologies of high-value filamentous green seaweeds.

A/Professor Chaoshu Zeng

Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture

chaoshu.zend@jcu.edu.au

Phone:

+61 7 4781 6237

Chaoshu's research interests include development of culture techniques for commercially important crustaceans and marine ornamentals, ecophysiology and behaviour of crustacean larvae and juveniles and toxicology of effluent water.

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