In this Science at the Local webinar, Dr Charles Cranfield will be discussing the science of cell membranes.
Dr Charles Cranfield is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences at UTS. Charles has a Science degree from Monash University and a PhD in Biophysics from Swinburne University of Technology. His current research interest is the biophysics of cell membranes, lipid-antimicrobial peptide interactions and the creation of new membrane-based devices for the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease and acute pancreatitis.
Charles has had research positions at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (Sydney), Keele University (UK) and was twice a Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge Fellow at research institutes in Ireland and Germany.
In his spare time Charles is a father of 2, spouse of a Fenian, cricket enthusiast, Essendon AFL club tragic, craft beer drinker, literature lover, politics junkie and treasurer of the Springwood High School P&C.
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