Bill Jordan

Associated Professor
School of Biological Sciences


Bill Jordan has used cellular and molecular techniques to analyse and detect human diseases including cancer and infectious disease, and for a wide range of projects related to animal and plant production. He was a founder of large-scale profiling of proteins (proteomics) in New Zealand and was a Director of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO), a Council Member and Vice-President of the Asia Oceania Human Proteome Organisation (AOHUPO) and Director of the AOHUPO Membrane Proteomics Initiative.

Bill was the founding Director of the Victoria University of Wellington's Centre for Biodiscovery. Awards include Life Membership and Medal of the Wellington Medical Research Foundation, and the New Zealand Association of Scientists Research Medal.


Bhatt-Wessel B, Jordan TW, Miller J, Peng L (2018) Role of DGAT enzymes in triacylglycerol metabolism. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 655:1-11.

Lindsay GC, Morris CA, Boucher M, Capundan K, Jordan TW (2018) Effects of sporidesmin on cultured biliary tract cells from Romney lambs that differed in their sensitivity to sporidesmin. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 66:325-31

Lamb DS, Sondhauss S, Dunne JC, Woods L, Delahunt B, Ferguson P, Murray J, Nacey JN, Denham JW, Jordan TW (2017) Proteins Annexin A2 and PSA in Prostate Cancer Biopsies Do Not Predict Biochemical Failure. Anticancer Research 37:6943-6.

Swain CL, Martin DR, Sim D, Jordan TW, Mackichan JK (2017) Survival of Neisseria meningitidis outside of the host: environmental effects and differences among strains. Epidemiology and Infection 145:3525-34.

See his other recent publications.