Palli Thordarson

Professor Pall Thordarson reaches for lab equipment.

RNA science has significant potential to treat cancer genetic and autoimmune diseases – making critical contributions toward advancing human health.  

Palli Thordarson in the lab

UNSW Sydney professor Pall Thordarson shares the chemical reaction that took him from working on a farm in Iceland to running the first RNA institute in Australia.

mrna

mRNA is the key ingredient in COVID-19 vaccines. But what is it, and how does it work?

A mosaic of seven UNSW Scientists and their female influences.jpg

To celebrate International Women's Day 2022, we asked seven of our scientists from across UNSW Science to tell us about the influential women who've guided them throughout their careers. Here they are.