Dr Cara Mortimer

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Personal details


Plant biotechnology, Metabolic engineering, Recombinant proteins, INPACT, Extreme gene expression, Phytochemicals, Cisgenics, Disease resistance, Carotenoids, Ketocarotenoids


Agriculture, Land and Farm Management, Agricultural Biotechnology, Manufacturing Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of London)

Professional memberships and associations

Member and Management Committee Observer in COST (European Cooperation in Science & Technology) Action FA1006-PlantEngine; Plant Metabolic Engineering for High Value Products

Member of the Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS)

Member of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) and Plantae

Member of Women in Technology (WIT)

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.