Vincent Bulone

Professor Vincent Bulone is the Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls headquartered at the University of Adelaide. He is also the Director of Adelaide Glycomics, an analytical centre for complex carbohydrates recently established in collaboration with Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd. His research is focused in various areas of Glycoscience, comprising fundamental research on plants and microorganisms, as well as biotechnological developments towards carbohydrate-based products relevant to the following areas: Bioenergy, Biomaterials, Biorefinery, Agriculture and Waste Management, Food Sustainability and Disease Control. Prior to his recruitment in Adelaide, Vincent was Director of the Centre for Biomimetic Fibre Engineering and The Advanced Carbohydrate Materials Consortium in Stockholm, Sweden. Vincent is the founder of the spin-out company CarbOzide Pty Ltd in Adelaide. The company exploits his recent invention on UV protective materials based on carbohydrates and natural molecular sunscreens from algae.