Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Paul Michael Watt is NonExecutive Director of Phylogica Ltd. He is a graduate from The University of Western Australia. He completed his doctorate in Molecular Biology at Oxford University before taking up postdoctoral appointments in yeast genetics at Harvard and Oxford Universities. He discovered three novel genes, including the yeast homologue of the human Bloom and Werner syndrome genes involved in cancer susceptibility. He is an Honorary Research fellow at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and an Adjunct Professor at the school of Paediatrics and Child Health of the University for Western Australia. Dr. Watt has published more than 45 peer reviewed scientific papers. Dr. Watt has more than 12 years experience in commercializing intellectual property and is the primary inventor on 20 patents. He founded InfaMed Ltd., now owned by Avita Medical Ltd.
Age: 47 Executive Since 2016