Dr Kate Jarman received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Adelaide in 2010. Following this, she moved to Melbourne to undertake a postdoctoral position with Professor Shaun Jackson at The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (Monash University) studying regulatory mechanisms of platelet function in thrombosis.
She joined the Screening Lab at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in 2012 and assumed the role of Deputy Head of Screening in January 2019.
She is experienced in leading all facets of screening projects from assay design, development and execution through to hit validation and hit-to-lead support. Dr Jarman has successfully led projects encompassing diverse targets and technologies involving a range of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute disciplines, as well as external academic and pharmaceutical collaborators.