Marnie Blewitt-Achievements

Marnie Blewitt-Achievements

Selected achievements


2017 Bellberry-Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellowship

2015 Lorne Genome Women in Science Award

2013 Financial Review Top 100 Women of Influence Award

2009 L’Oreal Australia For Women in Science Fellowship

2009 Australian Academy of Science Ruth Stephens Gani Medal, for human genetics

Grants and funding (current)

2018-2021 two project grants National Health and Medical Research Council

2016-2019 one project grant National Health and Medical Research Council

2017-2018 Prader Willi Research Foundation Australia project funding

2017-2018 FSHD Global therapeutics funding

Service to the community

Associate editor, Biochemical Society Transactions

Coursera online course on Epigenetic control of gene expression

Super Content: 
Marnie Blewitt

The Human Genome program revealed that it takes 30,000 genes to make a human. But thats not the full story. Marnie Blewitt wants to know more, "How does a cell know which of its 30,000 or so genes should be active and which should be dormant?" she asks.