Prof Patricia Conway

Project Leader

Program 2: Honey Bee Products

Prof Conway, BSc & MSc (UQ), PhD (UNSW), MASM, has a strong research background complimented with employment in R&D in industry while being affiliated with universities in Sweden and Australia for more than 40 years. In Australia she has worked for CSIRO and also for a Cooperative Research Centre for Food Industry Innovation, where she was University based and interfaced with the industrial partners. In addition, she was Chief Scientist for a biotechnology company while being based at the University of New South Wales, in the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences as a Visiting Professorial Fellow position.  She is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New South Wales and Chief Scientist and Director for a biotechnology company.  Prof Conway’s research interests are gastrointestinal microbiology, probiotics and prebiotics with particular emphasis on bacterial colonisation of and function within the gastrointestinal tract and mechanisms of bacterial adhesion, pathogen inhibition and immune modulation in animals and humans.