Williamson laboratory: Public health, AMR, epidemiology and microbiology
Professor Deborah Williamson
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Our laboratory has been established within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne with a focus on the science of applied microbial genomics to public health microbiology.
Our research interests include the molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of infections caused by antimicrobial resistant pathogens, particularly sexually-transmitted infections, and the translation of genomic technologies to questions of public health importance.
Professor Deborah Williamson, Deputy Director MDU PHL, Acting Director of Microbiology RMH, Head of Laboratory
Dr Shivani Pasricha, Postdoctoral Scientist and Lab Manager
Dr Danielle Ingle, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Melinda Ashcroft, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
George Taiaroa, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Socheata Chea, Research Support Officer
Joshua Peng, Technical Assistant, MDU
Cheryll Sia, PhD student
Yi Nong, PhD student
Emily Sotheran, PhD student
Sigrid Lange, PhD student
Darren Lee Yeu Jyn, Honours student/Research Assistant
Mona Lisa Taouk, Honours student
2018-2022 NHMRC Partnership Project. An evidence-based framework for establishing public health microbial genomics in Australia. D Williamson, T Seemann, C Fairley, D Ingle, M Kirk, B Howden, J McVernon, T Stinear and N Stephens.
2018-2020 Project Grants. Using genomics to understand and interrupt transmission of sexually transmitted pathogens in Australia. D Williamson, M Chen, E Chow and M Kirk.
2017-2020 Early Career Fellowships. Understanding, reducing and preventing communicable diseases using applied pathogen genomics. D Williamson.
2017-2019 Project grants. A new genomic frontier for foodborne disease investigation in Australia. D Williamson, N French, M Kirk, B Howden and T Seemann.
This research project is available to Masters by Research to join as part of their thesis.
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