Lily Drummond

    Research Assistant

    Lily completed her Bachelor of Biological Sciences (Biology ad Human Biomolecular Science) at Queensland University of Technology in 2020 before completing her Honours in 2021 in Biological Sciences under A/Prof Peter Prentis and the QUT Fruit Fly Research Group where her project focus was on the gene family evolution. Lily has experience in RNA extractions, PCR, gel electrophoresis, de novo transcriptome assembly and through her studies has learned how to interpret and analyse RNA sequencing data through gene annotation and phylogenetic analysis using high performance computing applications.

    Lily has also provided assistance and support for students with disabilities through QUT Equity and Disability Services, assisting students in laboratory settings and providing academic support for students with visual and hearing impairments through the provision of lecture notes and materials.