The School of Biomedical Sciences is part of the largest biomedical precinct in the southern hemisphere. Outstanding facilities and commitment to discovery makes the School in demand among the brightest minds in biomedical research.

Graduate Research at MDHS

A resource for students and supervisors seeking up to date information about policies and procedures


Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory (MDUPHL)

The MDUPHL provides a comprehensive microbiology service for the investigation of infectious diseases, and food and waterborne outbreaks in Victoria.


Laureate Professor Peter Doherty

Namesake and patron of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection & Immunity, Laureate Professor Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Medicine Prize with Swiss colleague Rolf Zinkernagel, for their discoveries about transplantation and “killer” T cell-mediated immunity, an understanding that is currently translating into new cancer treatments. Professor Doherty is Head of the Influenza Research Group in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

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