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- Associate Professor, Division of Blood Cancers
- Mammalian Functional Genetics Lab Head
- Associate Professor, Australian Centre for Regenerative Medicine (ARMI) - Secondary appointment
Jody Haigh completed his undergraduate degree in Life Sciences (BSc.H.) and MSc. degree in Biochemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. This was followed by a PhD degree in Biochemistry at the IMP/University of Vienna, Austria. He spent four years as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Andras Nagy at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai hospital in Toronto, Canada. From 2004-2013 he has run his own research group at the VIB and was an Assistant Professor at Ghent University in Belgium. Jody was recruited to the ACBD at Monash University on a Larkin’s Fellowship as an Associate Professor (August, 2013). He also holds a secondary appointment as an Associate Professor at the Australian Centre for Regenerative Medicine (ARMI). Throughout his career he has developed and used novel mouse embryonic stem (ES) and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell based transgenic technologies to study genes involved in cardiovascular and hematopoietic development and disease related process.
A/Prof. Haigh has attracted in excess of 4 million in funding including two recent NHMRC grants. At present he has co-authored 59 research articles in journals such as Blood, Cell Reports, Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Cell Biology and Nature Communication. His publications have been cited more than 3300 times.
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