Leigh Coultas-Lab team

Leigh Coultas-Lab team

Researcher: 

Team

Zoe Grant, PhD Student, BBiomed(Hons) Melbourne

Selected publication: Watson EC, Koenig MN, Grant ZL, Whitehead L, Trounson E, Dewson G, Coultas L. Apoptosis regulates endothelial cell number and capillary vessel diameter but not vessel regression during retinal angiogenesis. Development. 2016 Jul 15;143(16):2973-82. PMID: 27471260 (cover image)

Key achievements: 2017 Lorne Genome Conference poster prize; 2016 Art of Science prize & Director’s Choice Art of Science prize; 2015 Research Training Program scholarship

 

Abigail Miles, Undergraduate Student, Monash University

 

Richard Yan, Undergraduate Student, University of Melbourne

Key achievement: 2017 Metcalf Scholarship award

 

Lab alumni

Monica Koenig, former Research Assistant (2013)

Current appointment: Doctor of Medicine student, University of Melbourne

Selected publication: Koenig MN, Naik E, Rohrbeck L, Herold MJ, Trounson E, Bouillet P, Thomas T, Voss AK, Strasser A, Coultas L. (2014) Cell Death Differ 21(11):1687.

 

Evelyn Trounson, former Research Assistant, BSc(Hons) VUT 

Selected publication: Watson EC, Koenig MN, Grant ZL, Whitehead L, Trounson E, Dewson G, Coultas L. Apoptosis regulates endothelial cell number and capillary vessel diameter but not vessel regression during retinal angiogenesis. Development. 2016 Jul 15;143(16):2973-82. PMID: 27471260 (cover image)

Key achievement: 2016 Art of Science prize

 

Emma Watson, former PhD Student, PhD BSc(Hons) Melbourne

Current appointment: postdoctoral researcher, Ralf Adams lab, Max Planck Institute, Munster, Germany

Selected publication: Watson, E.C., Whitehead, L., Adams, R.H., Dewson G., Coultas L. (2016) Cell Death Differ, 23(8):1371.

Key achievements: 2016 Selected abstract speaker, Gordon Research Seminar on Endothelial Cell Phenotypes (Spain); 2015 Invited speaker, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Centenary Symposium; 2013 Australian Postgraduate Award