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The Infectious Diseases specialisation provides you with the opportunity for full-time research on a proposed project supervised by a staff member expert in your selected field.

You will receive guidance in research techniques by attending training programs covering experimental design, data analysis, written and oral communication and critical appraisal of the literature.

In addition, you attend a supplementary seminar program to keep yourself informed and abreast of wider issues in infectious diseases.

You might find yourself undertaking a project with a number of research groups including:

  • Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunity Group 
  • Cytomegalovirus Research Group 
  • Molecular Virology Research Group 
  • Pathobiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Cystic Fibrosis Group
  • Mycobacterial Research Group 
  • Varicella Zoster Virus Research Group.
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