Manuela Klingler-Hoffmann

Research Fellow
University of South Australia

Adelaide, SA

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  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Dr Manuela Klingler-Hoffmann is an experienced cell biologist and biochemist with a background in biophysics. Her passion in science is translational cancer research; the kind of research, which will make a positive impact to patient’s treatment and life expectancy. In 2018 she joined the Future Industries Institute, where she leads a small and dedicated team working on translational research projects in gynaecological cancers. Dr Manuela Klingler-Hoffmann has extensive experiences in a wide array of cell biology, proteomics and mass spectrometry techniques as well as in research design and project management. She is passionate about gender equity and was a member of the self-assessment team for SAGE (

After finishing her PhD in 1999 at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, she has been awarded a prestigious DFG (German Research Foundation) fellowship to work at Monash University in Melbourne. After her time at Monash University, she has been working part time in several laboratories around the world and had a number of career interruptions. In 2016 she was the recipient of a Barbara Kidman Fellowship, which aims to enhance and promote the career of female academics. She has co-supervised more than a dozen Honour’s students and PhD students and numerous vacation scholarship students; with multiple winning internal and external awards, such as the University medal for best the PhD thesis in Biological Sciences.