Anusha Hettiaratchi


Anusha is the manager at the UNSW Biorepository, located within the Lowy Cancer Centre, as part of the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre at UNSW. She has over 13 years’ experience as a bench scientist, and uses skills learnt and refined during this time to now enable research through the services offered by the UNSW Biorepository. She has been in this role since first hired to establish a biorepository in 2010.

As part of her role Anusha helps researchers set up collection protocols including help with ethics applications, manages the running of the processing lab and the biobanking database, including working with project managers, hospital staff and hospital management to establish and maintain on-going collections and distributions of biospecimens.