Dr Joanna Richmond

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Dr Joanna Biazik-Richmond is a cell biologist specialising in electron microscopy. Joanna graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Anatomy and Histology. She went on to complete a PhD in cell and reproductive biology in 2008 at the University of Sydney investigating the evolution of viviparity. Joanna worked as a Research Associate at the Australian Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (2008-2011) followed by a Postdoctoral research appointment at the University of Helsinki (Finland) investigating autophagy in cells (20011-2018). In 2018, Joanna moved to the University of New South Wales (Sydney), where she is involved in the management of the CLEM and biological EM PC2 facility offering support to researchers as well as engaging in collaborative research. She specialises in a range of electron microscopy techniques ranging from volume EM, electron tomography, Immuno EM, cryofixation (HPF-AFS) and CLEM.

My Research Activities


BSc (Hons) - University of Sydney 1999-2003

PhD - University of Sydney - Evolution of Viviparity 2005-2008

Research Associate - Australian Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis 2008-2011

Post-doctoral Researcher - University of Helsinki 2011-2018


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