Doctor Nicole van der Weerden

BSc (Hons), PhD (La Trobe University), MBA (MBS)
Dr Nicole van der Weerden

Dr Nicole van der Weerden

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer

Doctor Nicole van der Weerden completed her PhD in Biochemistry at La Trobe University in 2007. Her PhD research on the antifungal properties and mechanism of action of plant defensins led to the award of a prestigious Victoria Fellowship in 2006. Since completing her PhD, Nicole has worked for Hexima Limited and has led the gene discovery program for the Pioneer partnership on control of fungal diseases in corn. Nicole has completed an MBA at Melbourne Business School.