Misty Jenkins-Achievements

Misty Jenkins-Achievements

Selected achievements


2016 Westpac/Australian Financial Review Top 100 Women of Influence (Innovation)

2015 NHMRC RD Wright Career Development Fellowship (CDF-1)

2015 Young Tall Poppy of the Year Award

2013 L’Oreal for Women in Science Fellowship

2012 National Association of research fellows postdoctoral investigator of the year award


Grants and funding

2018 Robert Connor Dawes Foundation Grant

2018 CSIRO Professional Achievement Award in STEM

2018 NHMRC Project Grant “An Indigenous Australian Reference Genome: Indigenous Inclusion in the benefits of genomic medicine”

2017 Carrie’s Beanies for Brain Cancer Foundation Grant

2017 Financial Market’s Foundation for Children Grant


Service to the community 

Board Director, Monash Health 2016-current

Ambassador, Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Governing board member and member of scientific advisory board, National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (Australian National University)

Founding member, Women in Science Parkville Precinct (WISPP) committee

Committee member, Aurora Education foundation

Super Content: 
Carrie Bickmore and Misty Jenkins

Funding from Carrie Bickmore’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer Foundation is helping to advance immunotherapy treatments

Dr Misty Jenkins smiling at the camera

Dr Misty Jenkins has been named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards, in recognition of her significant contribution to science and to gender equity.