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Dr Charlotte Williams

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Dr Charlotte Williams is a Principal Research Scientist within the Biomedical Manufacturing Program at CSIRO and Team Leader for Bioconjugation Chemistry. Recently appointed as Application Domain Leader for Industrial Biotechnology in the CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform.
Dr Williams has engaged industry, and collaborated widely with universities (co-supervisor, Honours and PhD students). Dr Williams has led a multi-disciplinary project, involving the use of RAFT polymerisation for biomedical applications, a project with $4M of funding from the Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF), and designed and delivered on another SIEF-funded project ($2.5M support) “Molecular Machines”, optimising immobilised enzymes for use in flow-reactors.
Prior to CSIRO, Dr Williams gained industrial experience at Johnson Matthey (UK) before working for Starpharma Pty. Ltd. (Australia) where she worked for over 5 years as a Senior Research Chemist and Research Manager. Dr Williams has been a member of both the ACS and RSC and currently serves as the treasurer for the RACI Bioactive Discovery and Development group. Dr Williams has been appointed Associate Editor of The Australian Journal of Chemistry 2018.
Expertise in synthetic chemistry and conjugation of small molecules, proteins and antibodies, polymer synthesis and polymer bioconjugation.

Fields of Research

Current Roles

  • Team Leader
    Bioconjugation Chemistry


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