Emeritus Professor Ross Barnard

Emeritus Professor

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science



  • National Academy of Clinical Biochem, National Academy of Clinical Biochem
  • Australian Society for Microbiology, Australian Society for Microbiology
  • Doctoral Diploma of Science (Advanced), The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Science (Advanced), Monash University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne


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Book Chapter

  • Weis, Anna, Liang, Fang, Gao, Jing, Barnard, Ross T. and Corrie, Simon (2015). RNA and DNA diagnostics on microspheres: current and emerging methods. RNA and DNA diagnostics. (pp. 205-224) edited by Volker A. Erdmann, Stefan Jurga and Jan Barciszewski. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-17305-4_10

  • Liang, Fang, Arora, Neetika, Zhang, Kang Liang, Yeh, David Che Cheng, Lai, Richard, Pearson, Darnley, Barnett, Graeme, Whiley, David, Sloots, Theo, Corrie, Simon R. and Barnard, Ross T. (2013). A new, multiplex, quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction system for nucleic acid detection and quantification. Nucleic acid detection: methods and protocols. (pp. 51-68) edited by Dmitry M. Kolpashchikov and Yulia V. Gerasimova. New York, NY, United States: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-535-4_4

  • Le Grand, Luke R., White, Michaela, Siegel, Evan B. and Barnard, Ross T. (2012). Recombinant vaccines: Development, production, and application. Pharmaceutical biotechnology: Drug discovery and clinical applications. (pp. 423-449) edited by Oliver Kayser and Heribert Warzecha. Weinheim, Gemany: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9783527632909.ch17

  • MacKinnon, Philip, Rifkin, William, Hine, Damien and Barnard, Ross (2010). Complexity and Mastering in Shaping Interdisciplinarity. Interdisciplinary Higher Education: Perspectives and Practicalities. (pp. 29-53) edited by Davies, M., Devlin, M. and Tight, M.. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing. doi: 10.1108/S1479-3628(2010)0000005005

  • Alvarez, Alejandra Castillo, Boyd, Victoria, Lai, Richard, Pineda, Sandy, Bletchly, Cheryl, Heine, Hans G. and Barnard, Ross (2010). Detection of influenza A virus neuraminidase and PB2 gene segments by one step reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. RT-PCR Protocols. (pp. 65-81) edited by Nicola King. New York: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60761-629-0_5

  • Barnard, R. and Hine, D. (2008). Biotechnology history, economics and the Cartesian division. Towards Humane Technologies: Biotechnology, New Media and Ethics. (pp. 49-63) edited by Sunderland, N., Graham, P., Isaacs, P. and McKenna, B.. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

  • Barnard, R. T. and Gurevich, K. (2001). A pharmacokinetic-particle counter model in in vivo bio-assay systems predicts time dependent modulation of polymodal responses by binding-proteins. Mathematics and Simulation with Biological, Economical and Musicoacoustical Applications. (pp. 161-167) edited by C. E. D'Attellis, W. Kluev and N. E. Mastorakis. USA: WSES Press.

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Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.