UNSW Talented Students Programme

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The Talented Students Programme (TSP) at UNSW Sydney offers a taste of research for high performing undergraduate students enrolled in Science degrees.


Placements available in the Department of Molecular Medicine

Calcium Signalling Group

Contact: Krystyna Gieniec (k.gieniec@unsw.edu.au)

or Valentina Rodriguez Paris (v.rodriguezparis@unsw.edu.au)


Cellular Mechanotransduction Group

Contact: Kate Poole (k.poole@unsw.edu.au)



Cytoskeleton & Motors Group

Contact: Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan  (vaish@unsw.edu.au)



Molecular Machines & Structural Virology Groups

Contact: David Jacques (d.jacques@unsw.edu.au) or

Till Böcking (till.boecking@unsw.edu.au)


Gene Regulation Group

Contact: Scott Berry (scott.berry@unsw.edu.au)





Contact: Yann Gambin  (y.gambin@unsw.edu.au)  or

Emma Sierecki  (e.sierecki@unsw.edu.au)





Department of Molecular Medicine

Our department is part of the School of Biomedical Sciences (formerly School of Medical Sciences), within the Faculty of Medicine & Health. It is also home to the EMBL Australia Node in Single Molecule Science (SMS).

General enquires about the opportunities in TSP at the School of Biomedical Sciences can be directed to our school representative, Dr Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan (Vaish@unsw.edu.au).

Read more about the TSP in the handbook (below) – skip ahead to page 27 for an overview of the research activities in the School of Biomedical Sciences, or click on the group names above.