Substantiate FBD as a highly valuable strategy for identifying novel ligands for a range of protein targets.

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations on opportunities for the Centre to achieve its vision.

Board Members are currently being recruited.

Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board provides specialist and independent guidance to the Training Centre Executive.

Board Members are the Centre Director, Manager, and one representative from each Participating Organisation, including our
Chief Investigators and Partner Investigators.

Centre Executive Committee

The Executive Committee oversees the general management and operation of the Centre. Committee Members include the Centre Director, the Chief Investigators and the Centre Manager.


Professor Martin Scanlon is the Director of the ARC CFBD, with overall responsibility for the Centre. He guides the research direction and oversees the performance of the Centre. Professor Scanlon is also the Scientific Director of the Monash Fragment Platform, and is an internationally recognised expert on Fragment-Based Screening.

Deputy Director

Dr Ben Capuano is the Deputy Director of the Centre and Theme Leader of the Fragment Elaboration research program.

Centre Manager

Dr Narelle Tunstall is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Centre. She comes to the Centre with 13 years of research management experience.