Alysse Cutajar is the Quality Officer at The Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics (ACWG) at the Australian Museum Research Institute.
Prior to joining ACWG, Alysse completed a Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) at the University of Western Sydney, and further studied a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Forensic Science/Molecular Biology. Her honours project looked at developing techniques for obtaining informative genetic markers from low template and degraded human samples, and sequencing these through next generation/massively parallel sequencing techniques.
She then furthered her career conducting routine sequencing within a biopharmaceutical testing company, before progressing to quality assurance and finding her interests in this field. Alysse now works within the ACWG team as the Quality Officer.
- Bachelor of Science: Honours (Forensic science, Molecular Biology), University of Western Sydney. ‘Obtaining Forensically Important Information from Compromised Samples Using Massively Parallel Sequencing’.
- Bachelor of Science: Forensic Science, University of Western Sydney