The following members of the Perkins Lab have now moved on to greater things but have left lasting legacies…


Helen Mitchell

Research Officer

Casie Reed

Research Assistant

Kevin Gillinder

Research Officer

Kevin Gillinder is a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (Monash University) in Melbourne. His research interests include understanding how sequence-specific transcription factors work at the molecular level – DNA motif recognition and co-factor recruitment – to … Read More

Stephen Huang

PhD Student

Research Interests:

  • Erythropoiesis
  • Transcription, Transcription Factors
  • Chromatin remodeling, Chromatin architecture
  • C2H2 zinc fingers


Melissa Ilsley

PhD student

Melissa completed her PhD in 2017 and is now a Post-doc working at Lund University.

Kiran Asplett

Honours Student

Kiran graduated with Honours in 2017 and is now a Research Assistant at The University of Queensland.

Charlie Bell

Research Assistant

Charles left our group in May 2016 to undertake a PhD in Mark Dawson’s lab at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.

Michael Tallack

Research Officer

Michael began studying medicine in 2012 while working as a Postdoc in the Perkins lab. He is now based at the Mater Hospital and maintains strong connections to our research group and the University of Queensland. Now ….

Simon Wilkins

PhD Student

Simon Cridland

Research Officer

Paulo Amaral

PhD Student

Paulo is now a post-doctoral Research Associate @ Cambridge University.

Tom Whitington

PhD Student

Tom is now a bioinformatician at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.