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Koala Health Hub, Koala Infectious Diseases Research Group

We are seeking expressions of interest in our PhD program or development of postdoctoral opportunities. Koala numbers have been in severe decline for many years and in most states t more...

Supervisor(s): Higgins, Damien (Associate Professor), Phalen, David Norton (Associate Professor)

Regulation of host resistance and immune response to human pathogens

The laboratory of Immunology and Host Defense focuses on the immune mechanisms that regulate host resistance to pathogens of global importance. It currently offers multiple projects more...

Supervisor(s): Feng, Carl (Dr)

Genomics of Golden Staph: Discovering genomic markers of transmission of Staphylococcus aureus in hospital settings

An opportunity exists for a PhD candidate to undertake work on the molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus infections in hospitals. Elements of the PhD project may include: more...

Supervisor(s): O’Sullivan, Matthew (Dr)

Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare

The Immune fitness as a measure of animal welfare study will examine several aspects in the identification of immune measures relevant to production outcome. This presents oppo more...

Supervisor(s): Purdie, Auriol (Dr)

Combination antibiotics powder aerosols for treatment of respiratory infections

This project aims to develop and characterise novel powder aerosol formulations of the combination antibiotics for treatment of respiratory infections. Respiratory infections are ex more...

Supervisor(s): Chan, Kim (Professor)

Interactions between Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the leading cause of chronic hepatitis globally, but is also an oncogenic virus, with recent estimates that 53% of all cases of hepatocellular carcinoma more...

Supervisor(s): Douglas, Mark W (Associate Professor)

Antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials

Understanding the antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials and exploring their practical applications more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Yuan (Professor)

Agent-based modelling, simulation and forecasting of epidemics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will aim to reveal fundamental theoretical conn more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Comparative Viral Phylodynamics

• Phylodynamics.• Comparative analysis of viral genome sequence data.• Explaining successful cross-species transmission and emergence. more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)

Exploring the link between international trade and the global obesity epidemic

The project aims to investigate the link between global trade patterns in food commodities and the global obesity epidemic. more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)