Dr Azin Amin

Research Fellow

Parkville Campus
30 Royal Parade
Parkville Victoria 3052

Azin Amin profile


Dr Azin Amin is a Research Fellow at The Florey. She completed her PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2022. Her research focuses on developing novel blood-brain barrier penetrating peptide therapeutics that modulate an intracellular pathway called ‘autophagy’ to use as a potential treatment for motor neurone disease (MND) and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Career highlights

Current roles

  • Graduate Research Representative – The Florey Postdoctoral Association
  • Member of the Communications Committee in Women in Autophagy

Awards and achievements

  • 2023 – Travel Award for the ISN Advanced School and ISN-ESN Meeting
  • 2023 – Nina Buscombe Award for the MNDRA National Research Symposium
  • 2022 – Travel Award for the 8th Modern Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis and its applications Symposium
  • 2021 – Poster prize from Melbourne Protein Group Student Symposium
  • 2020 – Prize finalist from MDHS Graduate Research Conference
  • 2019 – Young investigator award and Best student award from Peptide User Group Symposium
  • 2018–2020 – Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation scholarship

Research publications


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