Group members

Postdoctoral researchers

Research assistants

  • Ryan Wick (MSc Bioinformatics) – Data visualisation, Bandage & Unicycler developer

Lab Manager

Graduate students

  • Claire Gorrie (PhD student) – K. pneumoniae genomic epidemiology
    co-supervisors: Adam Jenney, Alfred Hospital and Dick Strugnell, Dept Microbiology & Immunology
  • Yu Wan (PhD student) – Bacterial gene networks
    co-supervisors: Justin Zobel, Dept Computing & Information Systems and Mike Inouye, Baker Institute
  • Stephen Watts (PhD student) – Respiratory microbial communities
  • David Edwards (PhD student; formerly MSc Bioinformatics and RA in the group) – Evolution and selection in pathogen populations, RedDog developer
    co-supervisor: Bernard Pope, Melbourne Bioinformatics

Masters & Honours students

  • Cassandra Litchfield (MSc Bioinformatics)
  • Macgregor Todd (MSc Bioinformatics)
  • Marialena Michanetzi (MSc Bioinformatics)
  • Alex Tokolyi (Honours – Plasmid genomics)

Honoraries / Visitors

Alumni

  • Danielle Ingle (PhD student) – E. coli genomics
  • Dr Mark Schultz  (Postdoc) – A. baumannii phylogenomics and metagenomics
  • Dr Paul McAdam (Postdoc) – TB phylogenomics
  • Harriet Dashnow (MSc Bioinformatics/VLSCI intern) – SRST2 early development
  • Louise Cerdeira (PhD student visiting from University of São Paulo) – KPC plasmids
  • Gittan Blezer (MSc intership project from University of Utrecht) – K. pneumoniae core genome
  • Morgan Cerqueira Alves (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – ESBL in K. pneumoniae
  • Wassif Kabir (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – Salmonella Kentucky phylogenomics
  • Roni Froumine (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – CRISPR in K. pneumoniae
  • Muhammad Fadli Bin Ismail (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – K. oxytoca comparative genomics
  • Partha Sarathi Gope (MPhil student) – Plasmid bioinformatics
  • Damien Zammit (MSc Bioinformatics student) – Recombination analysis

 

2017 Lab Retreat at Rye

 

Some of the lab attending AMIGOS in Sydney (Ryan, Paul, Claire, Jane, Harriet, Shu Mei, Stephen, Wan)

Some of the lab attending AMIGOS in Sydney (Ryan, Paul, Claire, Jane, Harriet, Shu Mei, Stephen, Wan)

 

Lab members working on a team project to analyse the genomes of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus isolated from a local hospital.

Lab members working on a team project to analyse the genomes of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus isolated from a local hospital.

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