Research in the field of microbiology from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.
Alex Andrianopoulos Genetics of fungal pathogenicity, cellular morphogenesis and development.
Jillian Banfield Structure, functioning and diversity of microbial communities in natural environments and the human microbiome.
Linda Blackall Complex microbial communities ranging from host-associated through to free-living in numerous environments.
Karen Day Role of human variation and malaria parasite diversity in modulating the dynamics of chronic infection, influencing susceptibility to disease and regulating transmission.
Michael Duffy Malaria parasite factors that regulate the parasite’s gene expression and the variant parasite proteins that are the targets of protective immunity.
Alex Idnurm Research on human pathogenic and model fungi, and plant diseases.
Sabine Kasel Research investigating the effects of management and climate change on ecosystem processes in native forests and restored landscapes.
Kim-Anh Le-Cao Biological data integration, multivariate projection-based methods, computational statistical learning, R software development.
Geoff McFadden The origins of mitochondria and plastids, parasitology, endosymbiosis and molecular evolution.
Madeleine van Oppen Microbial symbiosis in coral and a coral model, the anemone Exaiptasia pallida. Assisted evolution of corals aimed at developing coral stock with enhanced climate resilience.