Welcome to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Meet our team and learn more about unseen world of microbes and immunity.
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12.00pm Monday, 26 February
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St
A recent study from the Fineran Lab has shown that bacterial immune systems can increase the transduction of bacterial genetic material, such as the genes associated with antibiotic resistance. The findings have been published in the latest issue of mBio, a premier journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
Congratulations to the three staff members to receive academic promotions effective from the beginning of the 2018 academic year.
The 2017 academic year has been a successful one for Microbiology and Immunology PhD students, with not one but three completed works being added to the Division of Health Sciences' List of Exceptional PhD theses, out of a total of nine from across the division. Congratulations to Dr Morad Remy Muhsin, Dr Adrian Patterson and Dr Kiel Hards.