Dr Bill Barendse: molecular geneticist
Dr Bill Barendse is a CSIRO research team leader, and senior principal research scientist, who uses molecular genetics to study animal and human genetic diversity and the interaction between genes and the environment. Some of this work has identified genetic markers that have been used improve livestock production.
Dr David Topping: bowel health advocate
Dr David Topping’s current research interest is the potential benefits of processed foods, such as dietary carbohydrates (fibre, resistant starch and oligosaccharides), probiotics and dietary fats, for gut health.