Head, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University
Tuesday 26 June, 12-1pm, TRF seminar room 1.
Professor Benjamin Kile is Head of the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University. An NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Ben trained at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI), where he obtained his PhD in 2001. After postdoctoral studies with Professor Monica Justice at Baylor College of Medicine in the USA, he returned to WEHI in 2004, establishing an independent research group in 2008. Professor Kile’s research achievements have been recognised with a number of awards and prizes, including the 2010 Australian Federal Governments Science Minister’s Prize for Life Scientists of the Year, and the Gottschalk Medal of the Australian Academy of Science.