Humans of IFE: Crystal Cooper

17th April 2019

Expertise: Parasitology and Microbiology

Position: Electron Microscopy Senior Technologist

What are you working on at the moment?
As well as supporting users at QUT's Central Analytical Research Facility (CARF) through training and operation of equipment, I’m involved in a number of collaborations on biological projects. My expertise is in scanning and transmission electron microscopy as well as instrumentation involving focussed ion beams.

Why is your work important?
By supporting electron microscopy users and higher degree by research students at QUT, I contribute to the amazing research produced at QUT every year.

What excites or inspires you about your field?
It is always new and exciting. I'm constantly inspired by our cutting-edge equipment and the new samples that I analyse.

What are your hopes for the future?
My hope is that we continue to attract great users and staff to make the most of our cutting-edge equipment.

Find out more about Crystal Cooper and the Central Analytical Research Facility.

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