The Applied Chemistry and Translational Biomaterials Group at the University of South Australia work at the interface between fundamental chemistry and polymer science to develop innovative solutions to challenges facing modern medicine and the environment. Underpinned by our expertise in biomaterials, our research spans across a diverse range of applications, including the development of advanced drug delivery systems for an array of diseases (such as cancer and osteoporosis), 3D-bioprinting technologies, and protection of native wildlife. To develop end-user informed solutions for these interdisciplinary research challenges, we work closely with national and international collaborators from both industry and academia, including Carina Biotech, Vetter Pharma, and Ecological Horizons.


Dr. Todd Gillam
Postdoctoral Researcher

HDR students

  • Jie Yan
  • Kyle Brewer
  • Kirsten Platts
  • Sarah Otto
  • Ashlyn Austin
  • Md. Saddam Hussain
  • I Gusti Ayu Agung Cintya Dharmayanti

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Applied Chemistry and Translational Biomaterials

Location Hetzel Building (H5-08), City East Campus, University of South Australia, SA 5001