Associate Professor Danny Hatters

University of Melbourne, AUS

Associate Professor Danny Hatters runs a research program on the mechanisms of toxicity in neurodegenerative disease with a particular focus on building new molecular tools, and using these to decipher mechanisms of protein quality control, protein misfolding and aggregation in these diseases.

Associate Professor Hatters received his PhD from the University of Melbourne, 2002 and then undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular and Neurological Diseases and University of California, San Francisco.

He rejoined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Melbourne as the CR Roper Fellow in March 2007.  In 2009 he was awarded a Grimwade Fellowship and then in 2012 an ARC Future Fellowship.  In 2015 he was promoted to Associate Professor, and in 2017 appointed as Deputy Head of Department.