Dr Caroline Bull

Research Scientist

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  • Molecular mechanisms of psychological stress, and its impact on future disease risk
  • Telomere length dynamics, DNA damage and chromosome stability
  • Role of key micronutrients in protecting genome health
  • Nutritional interventions for health and longevity
  • Impact of psychological stress, nutrition and lifestyle factors on wellbeing, cognitive function and disease risk
  • Health promotion & positive interventions for healthy ageing
  • Novel dietary protein sources for human, animal, and planetary health

Achievements and Awards

  • 2010

    Doctoral Research Medal
    University of Adelaide

  • 2011-2014

    SIEF John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowship
    SIEF (Science Industry Endowment Fund)

Current Roles

  • Visiting Research Fellow
    Microbiology & Immunology, School of Molecular & Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide

  • Team Leader, Molecular Diagnostics Solutions
    Nutrition & Health Program, CSIRO Health & Biosecurity

Academic Qualifications

  • 2010

    University Medal Awarded for PhD in Biological Sciences
    University of Adelaide

  • 2010

    PhD (Microbiology & Immunology)
    University of Adelaide

  • 2005

    BSc Honours (First Class), Immunology
    University of Adelaide

  • 2002

    University of Adelaide


  • 2019-2020

    CSIRO Health & Biosecurity Acorn Grant - "Stress & Health Calculator"

  • 2015-2016

    Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care, AADRF (Alzheimers Australia Dementia Research Foundation)

  • 2011-2014

    SIEF John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 2005-2010

    Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2016

    Health & Safety Representative


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