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Meet the Team
The core team at NBF is comprised of individuals spanning decades of successful translation of biologics research and development through to clinical and commercial outcomes.
The Brisbane Team
Dr. Martina Jones
Martina has a PhD from The University of Queensland in engineered antibodies and is also the Deputy Director of the Centre for Biopharmaceutical engineering. Martina works to assist researchers around Australia in using the NBF's capabilities for antibody discover, protein manufacturing, and process development.
Kym works closely with the team in quality and project management. She brings over 20 years of experience in Phase I enabling process development.
Ben manages the NBF facility along side his role of Director of Strategic Development at Therapeutic Innovation Australia.
Dr. Justin Goh
Justin is a member of the upstream processing team and is skilled in several areas including molecular biology and protein expression.
Dr. Courtney McAleese
Courtney works as a part of the Upstream Processes team and has a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Dr. Greeshma Ratheesh
Greeshma has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and works at NBF as a Bioprocess Engineer in Upstream Processes.
Alex leads the Analytics group within NBF. He has extensive experience in-process and release testing assays and method validation to enable cGMP recombinant protein production.
Technology Transfer Manager
Karen leads the downstream processes and technology transfer efforts at NBF. She brings over 20 years international experience in the research, development and cGMP manufacture of mammalian biologics.
Dr. Myllena Melo
Myllena has a PhD in molecular biology and works with NBF in antibody discovery.
Mallory has a wide range of biotechnology experience across recombinant protein expression and purification. She is currently focused on development and execution of protein analytics.
Eve has a diverse background in Bioscience and brings a wealth of knowledge to our downstream, analytics, and quality management team.
Research Technician/Systems controller
Nigel is a diligent research technician, keeping our equipment running and maintained to minimise down time in the lab. He also helps with internal auditing.
Alex works with NBF as an Upstream Bioprocess Engineer and has a Bachelor of Engineer (Hons) in chemical engineering.
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