Dr Eileen Roulis
Senior Research Fellow
Eileen uses genomic sequencing technologies to improve product safety. She leads projects on transfusion-transmitted infections and emerging risks, with a focus on how genomics can be used to complement testing strategies. She is also involved in projects examining blood group antigen profiles from donors of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
Eileen obtained her PhD in Molecular Microbiology at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She is an adjunct lecturer at QUT, where she is active in undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision in microbiology and molecular biology. Eileen has supervised a number of postgraduate students from QUT, University of Queensland, University of the Sunshine Coast and Mount Kenya University.
- Outstanding Doctoral Thesis, QUT (2016)
- Successful completions: Four PhD students (QUT, UQ, Mount Kenya University) and one Honours student (USC)
- Current supervision: MPhil student (QUT)
* This research was completed prior to starting with Lifeblood