Desma Grice
Senior Associate

Tel: +61 3 8618 4152


  • Melbourne

Desma Grice is a senior associate in our Melbourne biotechnology team.

Desma has a strong research background, undertaking scientific research in some capacity for nine years prior to joining FB Rice in 2013. She has technical experience in a variety of research areas including plant biotechnology, molecular biology, molecular targeting in cancer, human genomics and the gut microbiome.


Technical Group:

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  • Masters of Intellectual Property Law, The University of Melbourne
  • PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialization, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology, Deakin University

Industry Expertise

  • Biological therapies and vaccines
  • Plant and food biotechnology
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Biomarkers
  • Antibodies
  • Microbiome

Professional Affiliations

  • Member - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Member - AusBiotech
  • Member - BioMelbourne Network