Dr Amandeep Kaur
Dr Kaur completed her PhD in 2016 at the University of Sydney with Prof. Elizabeth New. She then took up a postdoctoral position in biological imaging at the University of New South Wales. In 2018 she returned to the University of Sydney as a University of Sydney Vice Chancellor’s Fellow to establish her independent research career. Dr Kaur is now a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), Monash University, and holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA Fellowship (2021-2024) and an ARC Discovery Project Grant (2022-2025). Research in her group is focussed on the development of fluorophores and fluorescent sensors for nanoscale imaging applications. Dr Kaur has been recognised by numerous awards including the Australian Academy of Science J G Russell Award for top-ranked ARC DECRA in Australia (2021), Australian Institute of Policy and Science 2022 Tall Poppy Science Award and the University of Sydney Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Early-Career Research (2021).