"I'm working with a research team looking for the specific cause of diabetes. If we can find out the cause of this disease, we can then start looking for a cure.
"My job involves a lot of experimental work. This can be very rewarding and very frustrating as well.
"My area is a frontier science which means I'm using brand new techniques and methods all the time.
"You therefore expect that not all of the experiments will work but when they do it's great! I really feel that I am contributing to a benefical project and this makes it all worthwhile.
"The practical experience and theoretical background I got from my Science degree at Melbourne University ensures I can offer a lot to my team. My knowledge also means that I can pick up new techniques quickly"