Group members

Postdoctoral researchers

Research assistants

Graduate students

  • Jane Hawkey (PhD student) – Mobile elements and resistance; Salmonella phylogenomics, ISMapper developer
    co-supervisor: Helen Billman-Jacobe, Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • 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: Mike Inouye, Dept Pathology and Justin Zobel, Dept Computing & Information Systems
  • Stephen Watts (PhD student) – Respiratory microbial communities
  • Owen Qin (PhD student) – Drug resistant tuberculosis
    primary supervisor: Mike Inouye, Dept Pathology

Masters students

  • Cassandra Litchfield (MSc Bioinformatics)
  • Gittan Blezer (Visiting from University of Utrecht)

Previous staff & students

  • Dr Paul McAdam (postdoc) – TB phylogenomics
  • Dr Mark Schultz  (postdoc) – A. baumannii phylogenomics and metagenomics
  • Danielle Ingle (PhD student) – E. coli genomics
  • Harriet Dashnow (MSc Bioinformatics/VLSCI intern) – SRST2 development
  • Morgan Cerqueira Alves (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – ESBL in K. pneumoniae
  • Wassif Kabir (3rd-year Biochemistry research project) – Salmonella Kentucky phylogenomics
  • Partha Sarathi Gope (MPhil student) – Plasmid bioinformatics
  • Damien Zammit (MSc Bioinformatics student) – Recombination analysis
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.