PhD, B.Sc (Griffiths) BAppSc (Hons)(UTas)
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Dale is the principle lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology within the School of Human Life Sciences. He is member of a team that possess extensive professional experience that are responsible for the Biomedical Science programme. He is also involved in a multidisciplinary team that co-ordinates the professional placement programme for Biomedical Science students. He is unit co-ordinator for CXA 251 - Clinical Chemistry 1, CXA 352 - Clinical Chemistry 2 and CXA 353 – Endocrinology and contributes to the units CXA 300 - Human Molecular Biology and the professional placement units - CXA 412 & CXA 425. Dale is involved in Continuing Professional Development and Education through AIMS and AACB societies and has published on the contextualising of competencies in undergraduate teaching of Medical Scientists for the modern laboratory.
Dale has extensive experience in molecular diagnostics and molecular techniques for the investigation of inflammation and related diseases. He completed his PhD in the investigation of the role and expression of Vanilloid Receptors in the inflammatory response of monocytes. He is currently a member of the Mucosal Immunology Research group investigating inflammatory responses in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and the Infection and Molecular Diagnostics research group establishing novel methods for identification of Haemophilus species.
Dale has a number of years professional experience in Clinical Biochemistry and is a Member of the Australian Institute for Medical Scientists (AIMS), is APACE accredited through AIMS and an Associate Member of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB). He is currently chairperson of the Tasmanian Branch of the AACB and Tertiary Education Representative on the AACB Education Committee.
Authorised by the Head of School, Human Life Sciences
30 November, 2012