Research Support Unit
The Barwon Health Research Support Unit provides laboratory science management and clinical trial support to a range of research programs and departments within Barwon Health, as well as significant collaborations with co-located Deakin University research staff.
The team works to help with the translation of clinical needs into research investigations, while providing support for clinical staff in research design, data analysis and research publications.
The Research Support Unit maintains the GCEID laboratory and the Barwon Infant Study biobank and database.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Bone cell biology
- Molecular biology
- Protein chemistry/quantitation
- Cell culture
- Flow cytometry/cell sorting
- DNA extraction
- Microbiome studies
Research Support Unit Staff
Dr Jason Hodge – Laboratory Manager/Senior Scientist
Dr Luba Sominsky – Senior Scientist
Last Modified: Tuesday, 21 February 2023