Joanne graduated from the ANU with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Genetics and Bioinformatics. She has a Masters degree in Applied Science (Microscopy and Microanalysis) at the University of Sydney. During her Masters, Joanne did a research project to examine the migration behaviour in cultured breast cancer cells.
In 2011, Joanne joined the CAM as a Biological Microscopist and has extended the available skills in biological specimen preparation and operation of transmission electron microscope.
General maintenance and training users in Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) and cryo-TEM.
Joanne provides technical support in relation to biological specimen preparation such as chemical / physical specimen processing and ultramicrotomy.