Esther Elliott

    PhD Candidate

    2011    Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling from Charles Sturt University

    2007   Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Otago, New Zealand

    2006   Bachelor of Applied Science from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Project title

    Investigation of Potential miRNA Biomarkers for Pathogenicity in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and the Utility of CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing as a Treatment for Immunodeficiency Disorders

    Supervisory Team

    Principal Supervisor: Professor Lyn Griffiths
    Associate Supervisors: Associate Professor Larisa HauptDr Heidi Sutherland

    Project description

    Through work as a Genetic Counsellor and Oncology Scientist and Clinical Trials Coordinator, Esther aspires to bring new insights into the potential utility of genomic biomarkers and CRISPR-based gene therapy for Haematological malignancies. This project is supported by a collaboration with Icon Cancer Centre, Research Team Wesley.

    Short Biography

    Esther has a keen interest in cancer genomics and clinical cancer interventions.