Our microbiology research encompasses the study of microbes and their interaction with the environment or their host (for example during infection).

Specific areas of interest include:

  • molecular virology
  • bacterial and fungal pathogenesis
  • microbial genomics
  • parasitology
  • innate immunity
  • environmental microbiology
  • microbial evolution.

We are ranked #19 in the world and #1 in Australia for microbiology in the 2023 NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.

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