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Dr Lyn Chan

BSc (Hons), PhD
Patent Attorney

Melbourne, Australia

Areas of Expertise/Sector

PatentsPatent Drafting, Filing & ProsecutionPlant Variety RightsBiotechnologyUniversities & Research Institutions

Lyn joined DCC in 2018 and is part of the Biotechnology group, where she is involved with the drafting, preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

Lyn’s interests and broad expertise lies within the areas of genetics, genomics, epigenetics, biochemistry, molecular cell biology, stem cell and cancer biology. She completed her PhD under the tutelage of Professor Andy Choo at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, where she discovered a novel epigenetic mechanism that is vital to faithful cell division. Lyn subsequently accepted an invitation to pursue her postdoctoral research at Monash University, where she initiated independent research programs that revealed novel genetic factors implicated in embryonic stem cell genomic integrity. Lyn also contributed to characterisation of the molecular alterations in ALT cancers, leading to the identification of novel biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets. Lyn’s research has resulted in several publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

Lyn leverages her extensive technical and scientific knowledge to deliver the best outcomes for her clients.


Bachelor of Biomedical Science, University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne


International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Melbourne International Research Scholarship

Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship