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Shayne Bellingham
Senior Research Project Officer
03 8341 5516

Shayne is a Wotjabaluk man, a descendent of the Kennedy family group, from the Wimmera region of Victoria.

Prior to the Lowitja Institute, Shayne worked at the Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute as a Research Scientist in the fields of neurodegenerative disease, genomics and biomarker discovery and has extensive experience in research project management, governance and knowledge transfer.

Shayne holds a PhD in Genetics from the University of Melbourne and has been the recipient of several awards throughout his career including Discovery Indigenous Fellowship, NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and the inaugural Bellberry Indigenous Fellowship.