Dr Janet Yeo

Life sciences advocate, consultant and educator

About Me

Dr Janet Yeo is the National Projects Manager at AusBiotech, the leading Australian industry body representing and advocating for organisations doing business in and with the global life sciences economy.

Dr Yeo holds a PhD in Medical Biology from the University of Melbourne and has taught Masters of Engineering students as an Engineering Communications tutor and Skills Towards Employment Program demonstrator at the University throughout her PhD.

After the completion of her PhD, Dr Yeo worked for a year in research management at the University of Melbourne, supporting the delivery of the University’s Research Infrastructure Strategy objectives. A discussion about her future with a mentor sparked the decision to finally leave the comfort of the University after nearly a decade studying and working there.

Dr Yeo is also the program manager for the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) MedTech-Pharma Program


Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Bachelor of Science Honours (BScHons)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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