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Dr Chris Meredith

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5147, Mobile: 0412 694 396, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO17.208
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5147  
Mobile: 0412 694 396  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5717  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO17.208  


Current Teaching

  • SCH1132 Human Evolution and Ecology
  • SCH1133 Human Genetics
  • SCH2141 Advanced Biomedical Techniques
  • SCH2142 Forensic Genetics
  • SCH2226 Human Molecular Genetics
  • SCH3223 Medical Genetics
  • Human Biology Course Coordinator


Five years as a High School Science, Chemistry and Biology teacher. Thirty-two years as a tertiary lecturer teaching across a variety of fields.

Professional Memberships

  • Life Member Australasian Society for Human Biology

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2007 - Finalist (1 of 3), Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching: Tertiary
  • 2002 and 1993 - Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award

National and International Research Positions

  • 2010 - 2011 - Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Neuromuscular and Neurological Disorders, University of Western Australia


  • Invited Plenary Speaker, World Muscle Society XI International Congress, Salt Lake City, Utah USA, September 8, 2001
  • Australia’s Representative, Second International Chromosome 14 Workshop.  Oxford University, England, September 1-3, 1994
  • Unsealed Radioisotope Handling Certificate (Radiation Protection Office), 1992
  • Teachers’ Higher Certificate, Education Department, Western Australia, 1975

Research Areas and Interests

  • Muscular Dystrophy

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctorate, Edith Cowan University .
  • PhD, Edith Cowan University .
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2001 .
  • Master, England, 1978 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Corbett Research 'RotorGene' 2 channel real-time DNA multiplexing system,  Ramaciotti Foundations,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $49,000.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Pre-mrna Splicing Manipulation Via Antisense Oligonucleotides (aos)..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Genetic Heritage Of China: A Genomic Study Of P.r. China Based On Nine Representative Ethnic Populations..
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