Associate Professor Janet Davies leads the Allergy Research Group at QUT and is the Assistant Director of Research at Metro North Hospital and Health Service. Janet is Principle Investigator of the AusPollen Partnership to establish a national standardized pollen monitoring and forecasting service to assist people with hay fever and asthma better manage their pollen allergies. She is an inventor on a patent granted in Australia and three patent applications that underpin development towards more specific tests and treatments for subtropical grass pollen allergy. Janet serves on a number of national and international task forces on allergy diagnosis and pollen aerobiology. Her current research is supported by NHMRC, ARC, QUT, the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia, Asthma Australia and National Foundation of Medical Research Innovation as well as over $1 million in industry partner contributions.