Filip Braet, holder of the BClinChem., BBioMedSc., MBioMedSc., Ph.D., and BioMedSc. degrees, is Deputy Director and Biomedical Scientist of the Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis. He has 18 years of experience as a Research Cell Biologist and Histologist, specializing in the use of microscopy and fine-structure techniques to explore structure–function relationships. Following undergraduate, honors, and masters studies in medical technology and biomedical sciences, he began a Doctorate degree study on the ultrastructure of the liver endothelium in 1992 at the Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium. In 2002, he was appointed a Visiting Professor of life sciences at his alma mater; a year later, he joined the Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, Ghent University. A/Professor Braet has over 90 ISI-indexed publications and an h-index of 23. He has presented 82 international talks, contributed twelve invited review papers about his work, and received numerous research and visiting scholarships. His research was awarded the Scholar in Vascular Biology by the State University of New York, the Ignace Vanderschueren Prize for Biomedicine by the Free University of Brussels, and the Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment. He serves on different editorial boards of journals in the field of microscopy, gastroenterology, microanatomy, chemical biology, and nanotechnology and holds several academic adjunct positions. For more information, please visit http://sydney.edu.au/acmm/about/staff/braet.shtml.
Biography Updated on 15 December 2011