About Us

Kaylyn Davis Tousignant

Kaylyn Davis Tousignant


  • PhD Candidate, APCRC-Q, Queensland University of Technology


Kaylyn is in the second year of herPhD in which she is investigating lipid metabolism as an adaptive response to androgen-targeted therapies in prostate cancer. Ii 2015,she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health and Medical Science from Elon University (North Carolina, USA) where she was award the Lumen prize, a competitive research scholarship that allowed her to complete 4 years research experience developing her project entitled “Investigating the effects of obesogens on the microbiota and systemic health in zebrafish”.  

Awards and grants



Best poster prize, Brisbane Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting

Research interests

Prostate cancer, androgen-targeted therapies, cell metabolism, lipid metabolism in cancer

Current research projects

Investigation of changes in lipid uptake and remodelling in response to androgen targeted therapies in prostate cancer



Dr Stephen Blanksby, Dr Lisa Butler, Dr Johan Swinnen

Professional memberships and associations


Member of APCRC-Q

Upcoming Events

Mar 07, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 USANZ 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
International Convention Centre, Sydney, New South Wales
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 EAU Congress 2020
RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mar 25, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 World Science Festival Brisbane
Mar 28, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020 ENDO 2020
Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA
Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 29, 2020 AACR Annual Meeting 2020
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, USA