Team

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Cormac – lab pooch.

Renwick Dobson
Associate Professor
Room: Biology 620
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 7646
Email:
Postal address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800
Christchurch, New Zealand


Postdocs  ..                                                    Research Fellows

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Dr Rachel North
Dr Jen Crowther
Dr Sarah Kessans
Dr Daniela Remus

PhD students

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Michael Currie
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Jenna Gilkes
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Chris Horne
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Serena Watkin
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Hannah McKerchar
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James Davies

Masters students

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Amanda Board
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Tones
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Anna Smith

Honours Students

David Coombes
Michael Love

Undergraduate and Summer Students

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Dr Penel Cross

Group Alumni

Dr Sarah Kessans (Postdoc, 2012-2015) – Just started as a Research Fellow in the group.
Dr Moritz Lasse (Postdoc, 2013-2015) – Postdoc at the University of Otago, Christchurch.
Dr Mangai Nivaskumar (Postdoc, 2014-2015) – Postdoc at the National University of Singapore.
Dr Hironori Suzuki (Postdoc, 2012-2014) – An adjunct with the Bimolecular Interaction Centre (UC).
JProf. Dr Muge Kasanmascheff (Postdoc, 2012-2013) – Research Fellow at the Max Plank Institute (Göttingen) and started her own group at Dortmund.

Dr Jennifer Crowther (PhD, 2017) – Postdoc UC.
Dr Arvind Ravichandran (PhD, 2017) – Postdoc EMBL.
Dr Rachel North (PhD, 2016) – stayed on for a Postdoc!
Dr Katherine Donovan (PhD, 2016) – Postdoc, Harvard.
Dr Fen Peng (PhD, 2015)
Dr Sarah Atkinson (PhD, 2014) – NHMRC Early Career Fellow at Monash University.

James Davies (Masters w/ Honours, 2017)
Cameron MacDonald (Masters, 2017)
Thomas Orban (Masters, 2015) – working for Pfizer, Belgium.
Alex Law (Masters, 2015).
Letitia Gilmore (Masters w/ Honours, 2015) – now working on drug trials.
Emma Dorsey (Masters, 2014).
Tong Zhu (Masters w/ Honours, 2010) – Received her PhD from Monash University and is now a researcher at the University of Auckland.

Michael Currie (Honours 1st class, 2016) – Stayed in the group to do a PhD.
Olivia Ogilvie (Honours 1st class, 2016) – PhD student (University of Auckland).
Rosie Shaw (Honours 1st class, 2014) – Techician in London.
Chris Horne (Honours 1st class, 2014) – Stayed in the group to do a PhD.
Ben Callaghan (Honours, 2014).
Michael Oliver (Honours 1st class, 2013) – PhD candidate with Peter Metcalf (University of Auckland)
Jennifer Crowther (Honours 1st class, 2012) – Now a Phd candidate in our group.
Elena Sugrue (Honours 1st class, 2012) – About to finish her PhD at ANU.

Regan Clark (Summer Student, 2015) – starting med school.
Lara Sweetapple (Summer student, 2014) – now doing her Masters in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Heidelberg.


Previous Lab Visitors

A/Prof. Milton Kiefel – 2017 Erskine Fellow (Griffith University, Aus)
Prof. Tom Laue – 2017 Erskine Fellow (University of New Hampshire, USA)
A/Prof. James Murphy – 2016 Erskine Fellow (WEHI, Melbourne)
Prof. James Moir – 2016 Erskine Fellow (University of York, UK)
A/Prof Andre Hudson – 2015 Erskine Fellow (Rochester Institute, USA)
Prof. Jerry Turnbull – 2014 Erskine Fellow (University of Liverpool, UK)
A/Prof. Ashley Buckle – 2014 Erskine Fellow (Monash University, Aus)
Prof. Tom Laue – 2013 Erskine Fellow (University of New Hampshire, USA)