The Maurice Wilkins Centre has nine non-management Principal Investigators, each leaders of a Maurice Wilkins Centre research flagship programme.
Principal Investigators (non-management)
Professor Vic ArcusBSc, MSc, PhD email@example.com
Professor Vic Arcus is a leader of the 'Protein and Peptide Engineering' flagship research programme.
Professor Arcus is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Waikato. His research group focuses on structural and functional biology of microbial toxin-antitoxin networks; protein engineering to produce artificial antibodies; and enzyme engineering and thermodynamics. Professor Arcus did his undergraduate science degree at the University of Waikato before completing a PhD at Cambridge University in the UK. He spent eight years at the University of Auckland before returning to the University of Waikato in 2006.
Professor Michael EcclesBSc(Hons), PhD firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Michael Eccles is a leader of the 'Genomic Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment' flagship research programme.
Professor Eccles heads the Developmental Genetics Group within the Dunedin School of Medicine at the University of Otago. The group aims to identify key developmental mechanisms associated with cancer progression, resistance to treatment, and metastasis.
Professor Eccles holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Otago. He is presently the Chair in Cancer Pathology at the University of Otago and is a science adviser to ANZNET, Neuroendocrine Tumour Research Group.