Principal Research Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Melbourne
Head, Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, Director, RFA Understanding Disease, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellow
Professor Andy Hill gained his BSc(Hons) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and his PhD at Imperial College, London. He held post-doctoral positions in the MRC Prion Unit (London) and in the Department of Pathology at the University of Melbourne as a Wellcome Trust Prize Travelling Research Fellow. Andy joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Melbourne in 2002 and moved his lab into the Bio21 Institute when it opened in 2005. In 2015, Andy moved his laboratory to the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences (LIMS) at La Trobe University where he is also Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Genetics.
Andy is currently an National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellow, and previous holder of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (Level 3). He has been the recipient of several awards and prizes including a Victorian Young Tall Poppy Award in 2006, and the Edman Award (2005) and, in 2010, the Merck Research Excellence Medal from the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.