Dr Hacker has been awarded as chief investigator over $675,000 in external grants. Dr Hacker was awarded a NHMRC training fellowship and has published nineteen research articles in leading skin cancer journals. Her dedication to skin cancer research has been recognised by numerous awards and distinctions including international awards from the European Society for Photobiology and the International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr Hacker is an early career researcher and has been the recipient of the Australian Institute of Policy and Science Queensland Tall Poppy award, University of the Sunshine Coast Outstanding Alumni and the Australian Society for Medical Research Queensland Premier’s Awards. Dr Hacker’s research is focussed at understanding the interacting roles of sunlight, genetic susceptibility and somatic mutation in melanoma development working towards preventative strategies to reduce skin cancer and help us better manage our lives in the Queensland sun.
Dr Elke Hacker
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
ihop Research Group
Queensland University of Technology
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Victoria Park Road
Brisbane, Qld 4059