Jadranka Travas-Sejdic is a Professor at the School of Chemical Sciences, and Director of the Polymer Electronics Research Centre at the University of Auckland, and a principal investigator at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence. She has considerable research expertise in the field of advanced polymeric materials and nanomaterials, particularly in synthesis and functionalization of conjugated polymers for various biomedical applications. Some of the prominent examples are her contributions in the area of development of electrochemical and optical biosening platforms based on conjugated polymers, and in molecular-level design and synthesis of novel electrically addressable and switchable biointerfaces. More recently, her research focuses on intrinsically stretchable and self-healing polymer electronics materials. Her research is highly multidisciplinary and collaborative. She has authored over 240 publications (h-index 37), including 10 book/encyclopaedia chapters and presented number of plenary, keynote and invited talks at international conferences.