Professor Stefan Broer

PhD 1991 University of Duesseldorf
Professor Biomedical Science and Biochemistry
ANU College of Science
T: (02)6125-2540

Areas of expertise

  • Cell Physiology 111601
  • Nutritional Physiology 111103
  • Signal Transduction 060111
  • Receptors And Membrane Biology 060110
  • Cell Metabolism 060104
  • Nutrition And Dietetics 1111

Research interests

Nutrient transport

Protein nutrition

Metabolic disorders

Cancer metabolism


Stefan studied Biochemistry at the University of Tuebingen/Germany from 1981 to 1986. He completed his Masters in 1987 and moved to the Research Center in Juelich where he worked on amino acid producing bacteria during his PhD. He was awarded his PhD in 1991 and moved to the University of Illinois in Chicago as a research fellow of the German Science Foundation. In 1993 he was appointed as Junior Lecturer at the University of Tuebingen in the Institute of Physiological Chemistry. In 1998 Stefan was promoted to Senior Lecturer and moved to the Institute of Physiology at the University of Tuebingen. In 2000 Stefan moved to the ANU as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006 and to full Professor in 2008. Stefan was treasurer and council member of the Australian Physiological Society from 2005-2009.

Researcher's projects

Details of current research projects can be found on the Broer lab homepage

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Projects and Grants

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