Prof. Peter Koopman – General Advisory Board Member
Prof. Koopman is Emeritus Professor at the University of Queensland (UQ), and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. He has over 40 years’ experience in biomedical research, specializing in developmental biology, molecular genetics, and mouse models of human disease. He has published ~300 research papers, and attracted over $56 million in competitive grant funding. His team at UQ discovered Sox18 in 1995 and has led the way in Sox18 research, revealing its role in blood and lymphatic vascular biology and cancer, and establishing the principle of therapeutic strategies targeting Sox18.