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.
The Department's research groups are contributing to world-changing research and are dedicated to advancing human health.
We are passionate about training and mentoring the next generation of biomedical scientists. Start your research career with us through Honours, Masters and PhD level programs.
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology has a number of services available to the research community. Find out how our services, facilities and equipment can accelerate your research.
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.